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FARM CLIMATE SMART WI

EMPOWERING FARMERS IN NORTHEAST WISCONSIN

Upcoming Events

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Soil carbon amendments field day

Friday, September 13, 2024

11am - 3pm

Whitefeather Organics

2239 Sky View Rd.

Custer, WI 54423

Interested in improving soil on your farm? Attend this fall field day to learn about the benefits of biochar and compost as soil carbon amendments. Whitefeather Organics will provide a tour of their farm where they're currently using a biochar reactor, and Bucket Ruckus will share information about their composting process. 

This field day is hosted by Wisconsin Farmers Union's Farm Climate Smart WI project, Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, Bucket Ruckus compost service, and Whitefeather Organics.

PAST Events

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WI LFPA Spring farmer Gathering

Saturday, April 27, 2024

2:00 - 5:00pm

Grow It Forward

1501 Marshall St.

Manitowoc, WI, 54220

 

This event, organized by the Wisconsin Local Food Purchase Assistance (WI LFPA) Program, aims to build connections between farmers and hunger relief organizations working within WI LFPA.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the various resources available to farmers supplying to organizations dedicated to hunger relief. Discover the support systems and initiatives offered by Wisconsin Farmers Union, Wisconsin Women in Conservation, Farm Climate Smart WI, Marbleseed, Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, and more!

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Growing climate smart agriculture in northeast Wisconsin

Monday, March 25, 2024

6:00 - 7:30pm

Oshkosh Food Co-op (Community Room)

155 Jackson St., Suite 101
Oshkosh, WI, 54901

Join Wisconsin Farmers Union for an inaugural Farm Climate Smart WI event! Learn more about climate-smart agriculture, the new collaborative Farm Climate Smart WI project, and Wisconsin Farmers Union.The event included a presentation to introduce the regional project and networking. Registration required. Thank you to the Oshkosh Food Co-op for providing refreshments for this event!

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stories of hope, resilience, & Adaptability for women and girls in farming

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

1:00 - 3:00pm

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Drive

Green Bay, WI, 54311

An afternoon of hearing and sharing stories that uplift women and girls in agriculture and look to a hopeful farming future. The event included:

  • Featured speakers, Heather Toman (Full Circle Community Farm) and Jamie Popp (edibleNEW magazine)

  • Time for self-reflection and writing/drawing/creating your own story

  • A sharing circle with time for connection and networking among attendees

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