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Madison Mallards, CSA and YOU! ~ Tuesday, July 17 What could be better than friends, farmers and some good old fashioned baseball? Only knowing that $2 from every ticket sold benefits FairShare CSA Coalition! (Tickets must be purchased through the special ticket portal HERE to benefit the coalition).   Join us for "Sustainability Night" at the Duck Pond, Tuesday, July 17! To purchase tickets enter the group portal Login/group password:  "fairshare", click buy, and select your seats (green are available)!
Bike the Barns Registration Closed; Volunteer! FairShare's Annual 'Bike the Barns' Heads West Sept. 16th! Registration is closed for the 6th Annual Bike the Barns, a spectacular fundraising bicycle ride through the Wisconsin countryside that features local farms and local food prepared by the Underground Food Collective. To add your name to the waiting list, please email to bikethebarns@csacoalition.org. Volunteer for this awesome event! Help us stuff rider bags, check-in riders at registration, mark the route, serve food, etc.  For more information about volunteering, click here, or fill out the online volunteer registration form.…
CSA Speaker Series: Jeff Metoxen, Oneida Nation’s Food Project ~ 6:30 p.m. June 20 Tsyunhehkw^ is an Agricultural Community and culturally-based program of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Join Jeff Metoxen to learn about how this Certified Organic, 83-acre site preserves and passes on cultural traditions through food. Wednesday, June 20 ~ 6:30 p.m. | Goodman Community Center |149 Waubesa Street, Madison WI, 53704 The Tsyunhehkw^ program is founded on self sustainability and service for the Oneida Nation and the community. The entire operation and services are open to the public. This talk will introduce you to the Nation's three main components, agriculture, cannery and retail, with a primary focus on self-sustainability and food…
2nd Plough & Barrel CSA Dinner at Coopers Tavern ~ 6 p.m. Monday, June 4 Our second Plough & Barrel dinner features Blue Moon Community Farm and Equinox Community Farm. Join us for these special, seasonal CSA dinners at Coopers Tavern -- a great opportunity for our community to get to know our farmers. Tickets are $40 each, online sales for June, August and October dinners available HERE  or purchase them directly at Coopers Tavern: 20 West Mifflin Street, Madison WI, 53703
CSA Speaker Series: Melinda Hemmelgarn. May 2nd, 6:30-8:00pm F.A.R.M.:  Food, Art, Revolution, Media:  The Power of Images and Stories to Support Healthy Food, Farmers and Communities. Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian, “investigative nutritionist,” and award-winning writer and host of the nationally syndicated, “Food Sleuth Radio” program.  A former Food and Society Policy Fellow, Melinda connects the dots between food, health and agriculture, and uniquely promotes critical thinking skills to advance food system literacy. Join Melinda and the CSA coalition for this interesting discussion on food, health and community. The event will take place on May 2nd from 6:30 to 8:00pm at the UW-Madison Soils Building…
Visit the CSA Coalition Store! The CSA Coalition has a few perfect gifts any time of the year! Check out our nationally renowned cookbook, From Asparagus to Zucchini, and our  2012 Farm-Fresh Calendar, featuring local farms, foods, and delicious recipes for every season!   Also, didn't get a chance to do Bike the Barns but want to show your support when you're out and about - we have t-shirts as well as bike jerseys from local sports apparel manufacturer Mt. Borah.
2011 Annual Report The Coalition's 2011 Annual Report is now available. With more staff, more farms, and more CSA members in our region than ever before, the Madison Area CSA Coalition headed into 2011 with ambitious goals to energize, strengthen, and connect our community in even more ways.  We’re thrilled to report that this year we received formal 501(c)3 non-profit status, which increases our ability to receive public and private donations and to lead and respond to critical developments in our local food system. We also doubled our community workshop series, and hosted more farm training and resource sharing activities for farmers than…
Give the Gift of Fresh Food Support the Madison Area CSA Coalition and put your dollars to work building a vibrant, community-based food system in our backyard. Food access for low-income families, farmer education and resource sharing, community cooking courses, and food system network development are key foundations of our work. These critical initiatives strengthen links between consumers and farmers, foster successful, fulfilling farm relationships, and help make the community, health, and economic benefits of CSA available to all our neighbors.  Your support helps us grow and brings the COMMUNITY into our Community Supported Agriculture work. Read our Annual Report to learn more about our work…
2011 Sponsors Visit our sponsors, and thank them for supporting Bike the Barns!   Context Clothing Fort HealthCare GRAZE Organic Valley Whole Foods Wisconsin Farmers Union Badgerland Financial | CUNA Mutual Foundation | Eating in Madison A-Z | Edible Madison| Equal Exchange | DeWitt, Ross & Stevens Law Firm | Futhermore Beer | Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. | Human Nature | Midwestern Bio-Ag | Milk Marketing Board | Mt. Borah | Planet Bike | Thorps Haircut & Color | Willy St. Co-op
September 24th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Click the poster above to view a larger version.) Download your Skills Fair Registration form, fill out and mail to Sustain Jefferson with check or money order to reserve your place in our workshops! Space is limited, so don't delay - sign up today! Sustain Jefferson P.O. Box 74 Johnson Creek, WI 53038 Fair Location: Johnson Creek Elementary & High School 111 South Street, Johnson Creek, WI (View map). Our workshops: Fermentation is an ancient form of food preservation that increases digestibility and nutritional value. This workshop, aimed at beginners, will cover making…
FairShare CSA Coalition

FairShare CSA Coalition