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October 2016

Re-plated: A Community Meal – Dane County Food Days

October 23, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Madison Area Technical College, 1701 Wright Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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According to the EPA, in 2013 alone, more than 37 million tons of food waste was produced in the U.S, feeding landfills, when we should be feeding people. The Dane County Food Council and the Food Day planning workgroup are excited to announce Dane County Food Days 2016, from October 21st to October 23rd.  2016 Food Days will include multiple events that celebrate local food and highlight ways to reduce food waste. This year’s main event, Re-plated: A Community Meal, will…

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Prairies and Pollinators Workshop

October 29, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grand Occasions Ballroom, W16181 US 10
Osseo, WI 54758 United States
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Join River Country in learning about pollinator gardens and beekeeping! The workshop is from 8am to 12pm and includes two presentations. Arlena Schott will teach how to plant a butterfly/pollinator garden in your backyard.  Arlena has her own landscaping business and is the host of "Garden Wise" TV show. Then participants will learn about the craft of beekeeping today with Dr. Gordon Waller, President of the WI Honey Producer Association. Register online or over the phone at 715-579-4916 for this workshop!

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December 2016

6th Annual Soil & Nutrition Conference

December 4, 2016 @ 6:30 PM - December 6, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Kripalu Center Stockbridge, ME United States

The 6th Annual Soil & Nutrition Conference explores how the intersection of farm and human ecosystems holds the key to environmental sustainability, quality food and overall well-being. Bringing together the collective knowledge of the food movement from the perspectives of successful farmers, cutting-edge researchers, enlightening health practitioners, and pioneers of food quality, this conference is a nexus of information and networking for all interested in delving deeper into the connections and importance of soil and nutrition. Integrating these diverse viewpoints, this year’s program…

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February 2017

Madison Garden Expo

February 10, 2017 - February 12, 2017
Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center, Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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$8 - $18

Wisconsin Public Television's Garden Expo is a midwinter oasis of people ready to get their hands dirty gardening. This is a three-day event celebration that features the latest trends in gardening, landscaping, and edibles. FairShare will be tabling all three days, so come stop by to say hello! We will be selling our cookbooks, tea towel sets, and have information about Community Supported Agriculture in Madison.

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March 2017

Film Screening: SEED The Untold Story

March 8, 2017 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Ultra Point Cinema, 7825 Big Sky Dr
Madison, WI 53719-4957 United States

            Film Synopsis:  From the creators of the award winning Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? and The Real Dirt on Farmer John comes SEED: The Untold Story. Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Award winning documentary, SEED: The Untold Story, follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies…

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April 2017

11th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference

April 18, 2017 @ 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703 United States

          Earth Day 2017 Post-apocalyptic films and books are more popular than ever, with recent titles like The Hunger Games, The Passage, Snowpiercer and The Walking Dead joining a rapidly growing list. What drives our fascination with the end of the world? Can this pop-culture phenomenon help us understand today's environmental challenges and stimulate ideas to build a just, secure and sustainable future? "Hope and Renewal in the Age of Apocalypse" features an exciting line-up of provocative authors, leading thinkers and creative…

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January 2018

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference

January 21 @ 8:00 AM - January 23 @ 3:00 PM
Kalahari Resorts and Conference Center, 1305 Kalahari Dr.
Baraboo, WI 53913 United States
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Learn about cover crops with FairShare's Claire Strader, along with a variety of other topics, such as the Food Safety Modernization Act, Apple Disease Management, and Winery Topical Discussions.

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February 2018

Garden Expo

February 9 @ 12:00 PM - February 11 @ 4:00 PM
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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$8 - $18

Join FairShare and a long list of other exhibitors at Wisconsin Public Television’s Garden Expo! The Garden Expo is a midwinter oasis for people ready to venture out and dig their hands in the dirt. Now in its 25th year, this three-day event celebrates the latest trends in gardening, landscaping and edibles, and attracts more than 20,000 people from across the Midwest. Join other gardening enthusiasts to share ideas, gain inspiration and create something new. All proceeds support Wisconsin Public…

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Social Media Marketing for CSA Farmers

February 15 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5201 Fen Oak Drive, 5201 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718
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Paid advertising on Facebook is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to reach potential CSA customers. Participants in this workshop will learn how to create, schedule and launch a paid advertisement targeting potential customers. Using the results of a statewide survey, and a field test of social media paid advertising, Kristin Runge and Bret Shaw will guide participants through the necessary steps to start a basic advertising campaign on Facebook. Participants should bring a lap top, if possible. Prior to…

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MOSES Organic Farming Conference

February 22 @ 8:00 AM - February 24 @ 11:00 PM
La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse, WI United States
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$120 - $300

The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) is holding its annual Organic Farming Conference February 22-24. It’s the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming, offering 66 workshops over 6 sessions, inspiring keynotes, engaging roundtables, and a resource-packed Exhibit Hall with over 170 vendors (including FairShare!). The event is preceded by Organic University full-day courses that dig deeper into specific farming topics.

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