Category Archives: food safety/security

June 14th, 2017

Enjoy fresh, locally-grown produce from the F.H King Student Farm! Fridays, beginning at 1:00 PM (late May, June-October), student farmers distribute their produce, free, to students and UW-Madison community members. In […]

November 7th, 2016

During November, CALS Academic Affairs invites donations to benefit the Open Seat campus pantry. Look for the labeled bins in Ag Hall, Room 116.  Contributions of non-perishable food items and […]

July 8th, 2016

Mark your calendar for an “immersive farming and culinary experience” with the Soil Sisters!  During the course of an August weekend (August 5-7 to be exact), the Soil Sisters—women committed […]

June 2nd, 2016

For many, the long days of summer herald a return to outdoor dining–from sidewalk café to campfire and patio grill.  Jeff Sindelar, UW-Extension Meats Specialist with the Department of Animal […]

March 28th, 2016

Save the date for the “Loving of the Land” benefit concert! The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) and the Agroecology Department welcome you to this fifth annual night of music. The […]

July 22nd, 2015

Benefit the Partner Shares program (FairShare CSA Coalition) with a challenging, yet picturesque ride to local farms to the east of Madison and in Jefferson County communities. The ninth annual […]

March 10th, 2015

As part of the Social Cinema series, the Marquee Theater at Union South will host a free screening of Food Chains, a searing documentary by Sanjay Rawal that examines the […]

September 15th, 2014

The annual Food for Thought Festival, coordinated by the REAP Food Group, celebrates healthy food traditions and the quest to eat pleasurably and sustainably. Saturday festival events (September 20) will […]

March 4th, 2014

CSAs are alive and well in the Madison area!  The FairShare CSA Coalition will host its annual open house at the Monona Terrace, Sunday March 23, from 1:00-4:00 PM. A […]

June 19th, 2012

When is it a good idea to consider purchasing organic produce? According to the staff with the Environmental Working Group, you may wish to splurge (that is, buy organic) on […]