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Plough & Barrel Dinner Oct. 7 Celebrate the Harvest with FairShare! Welcome the taste of fall at FairShare CSA Coalition’s Plough & Barrel Dinner, Tuesday, Oct. 7 at The Coopers Tavern, 20 W. Mifflin St. on the capitol square in Madison. This four-course meal features produce from three of the Coalition’s 50 farms paired with brews from Lake Louie Brewing for an evening of good company and great food and drink. "FairShare farmers deliver some of the best tasting vegetables and other farm products found in our region," said Chris Brockel, FairShare’s executive director. "Come celebrate the harvest and taste for yourself as Coopers has put…
Ice Age Trail Collaboration Oct. 22-26 Volunteers are invited to join the Ice Age Trail Alliance for the final trail building event of the season on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. From Oct. 22-26, volunteers will gather west of Madison to create a new section of the Trail, adding a hiking and snowshoeing opportunity near Highway 12. During the event, which is part of the Alliance’s Mobile Skills Crew program, volunteers will help build over 2 miles of sustainable footpath in a landscape of steep hillsides, granddaddy oaks, and inviting wetland environments. No previous experience is necessary to volunteer, and there will be roles for all…
CSA Open House: Sunday, March 8! 23rd ANNUAL CSA OPEN HOUSE 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2015 at Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison Free to the public, attendees can learn more about FairShare and CSA! Approximately 35 CSA farms will have information, smiles and 2015 sign-up information. Meet your local farmers, ask about their operations, find pick-up locations, learn about on-farm events, and choose your share. Meat, Veggies, Eggs and more!
Another Great Bike the Barns! The 8th annual Bike the Barns was a huge success, thanks to your support... Thank you Bike the Barns riders, volunteers and sponsors! What a great day! Thanks to all for helping Bike the Barns become an inspiring fundraiser and community in support of fresh food for all. Special thanks to: ~Luna Circle Farm, Burr Oak Gardens LLC, JenEhr Family Farm, Emerald Meadows and Sassy Cow Creamery for hosting our riders ~ The City of Columbus for their outstanding Fireman's Park…
Register Now: 8th Annual Bike the Barns! The 8th annual Bike the Barns is scheduled for Sunday, September 14, 2014. FairShare’s spectacular fundraising bicycle tour that features local farms and local food! This year’s ride is heading northeast of Madison; it starts and ends at Fireman’s Park in Columbus and travels to Luna Circle Farm (Rio), Burr Oak Gardens (Rio), JenEhr Family Farm (Sun Prairie), and Emerald Meadows Family Farm (Columbus), with an optional water stop at Sassy Cow Creamery. There are two routes. The Rutabaga is approximately 60 miles; the Radish,  about 45 miles. Like always, delicious food is a big part of this ride! Most of the produce comes…
Farm-to-Feast Dinner at Edgewater Supper Club, August 11, 2014 Join High Meadow and Regenerative Roots farms at the Edgewater Supper Club in Jefferson, on Monday, August 11,  to share a three-course meal with your local farmers. The menu features products from the farms and beer pairings from Tyranena Brewing Company. Tickets are $45 and on sale online or by contacting FairShare CSA Coalition at (608) 226-0300. The Edgewater Supper Club Farm to Feast Dinner A benefit for FairShare CSA Coalition Featuring Regenerative Roots Farm & High Meadow Farm Each course paired with a Tyranena Brewing Co. beer   Menu Subject to change based on seasonal availability   First Course Panzanella salad featuring…
Partner Shares Donation Drive: July 21-August 8 “Share a Share” – Support families in need! FairShare CSA Coalition is holding a donation drive to support our Partner Shares Program July 21st through August 8th.  Your donation to the Partner Shares program helps families eat fresh, healthy food through membership in a CSA farm! $28 – Average weekly cost of one CSA share (FairShare farms) $146 – Average weekly cost to feed a family of 4 on a budget (USDA) $300 – Maximum discount available to Partner Shares households Our Partner Shares program enables hundreds of low-income households to purchase CSA shares from FairShare farms. Partner Shares: Provides families in need with a financial…
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Organic growers share work with mulch, volunteer Senegal trip on May 10th New lambs and goat kids. Tips on mulching and bedding plants for your garden. Talks on organic and sustainable farming from Brodhead all the way to Africa. Dela and Tony Ends mark their 20th year as vegetable growers with new products and presentations in the annual Brodhead Tour the Farm Day. Brodhead Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 8th annual tour with Ends’ Scotch Hill Farm and local honey, sheep and emu producers May 10. The day-long Saturday event with…
Ramp Up at FairShare CSA Coalition’s Annual Supporter Dinner With a new season budding, it's time to ramp-up with FairShare!  Join local foodies, farmers, colleagues and friends at our inaugural supporter dinner on Wednesday, April 16 from 6-8 p.m. at The Coopers Tavern. Munch on delicious local food, enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail courtesy of Death's Door Spirits, sample local brews and feast your ears on the musical styling of the Taalbi Brothers, recently featured on Breaking Bad's season 4 finale! All dinner ticket sales support the ongoing work of FairShare CSA Coalition as we strive for a vibrant local food system  where all families have access to locally produced, organic…
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