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March 2017

Food + Farms Film Festival

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
High Noon Saloon, 701A E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$12

Buy tickets now for an entertaining & educational evening featuring food + farms! The festival will screen a series of beautiful and powerful short to medium-length films focused on good food. Themes will include sustainable agriculture, food access and veteran farmers. Join FairShare CSA Coalition and presenting sponsor, Willy St. Co-op, for an entertaining and enlightening evening featuring good food + sustainable farms! The festival will screen a series of beautiful short to medium-length films highlighting a future of healthy and…

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April 2017

Soil Sisters: How Women Transform our Food System

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Middleton Library, 7425 Hubbard Ave.
Middleton, WI United States
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Free

What’s the key ingredient to healthy communities? Women leading food system change. Women make up one of the fastest growing segments of new farmers today. They come from a long and deep history and tradition of cultivating the soil. This fresh crop of women farmers find innovative ways to champion local agriculture and foster greater collaboration and cooperation. Collectively, they improve the health of our environment, stimulate the economy, build a greater sense of community, and nurture a more vibrant…

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Plate to Politics Wisconsin

April 8, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, W2857 County Road ES
East Troy, WI 53120 United States
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Are you ready to lead in your community? Learn how to tell stories that move people to action at this Plate to Politics Workshop. Interested in running for office, but not sure where to start? This one day training provides hands on skills training to Wisconsin women in food, agriculture, and natural resources who want to play a critical role in transforming our nation’s food system. This is a great opportunity for women who are running or planning to run…

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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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September 2017

Bike the Barns

September 17, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Bike the Barns is a delicious charity bicycle tour raising funds for Partner Shares, featuring local food and CSA farms! Ride to support Fresh Food for ALL!

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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

2nd Annual Organic Vegetable Production Conference

February 2 @ 9:00 AM - February 3 @ 4:00 PM
Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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Register today to reserve your spot! Why did farmers love the Inaugural Organic Vegetable Production Conference? “I love this conference because it fills the ‘pro-level’ niche.”   – Katie Bishop, PrairiErth Farm “Gets right to the heart of vegetable production without wasting time or money on unnecessary topics. Great information, excellent conversations, well worth the price!”  – Heidi Accola, Roots & Shoots “It was a great mix of technical information and thought provoking conversation. I really appreciated meeting new farmers from outside my…

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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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