On December 14th, UW-Madison Division of Extension will be hosting an informational meeting for farmers interested in starting a cooperative to address the meat harvest plant shortage in the area and building a successful harvest plant business. If you are a livestock farmer, or someone who is concerned enough to take an active role in … Continue reading Exploring A Meat Harvest Co-op in Green Lake County
Green Lake Association, a community partner of ours, recognizes the importance of working with local agriculture to improve its effects on our surface water, like Big Green Lake. That's why they offer a yearly scholarship to folks in our community who'd like to attend an agriculture conference and learn about quality land stewardship. Deadline for … Continue reading Agricultural Stewards Scholarship
Joins us on September 10th and 11th at Green Lake Town Square for the annual film festival of another Green-Lake-based nonprofit, Freeland USA. This year the focus is "A Better World: Beyond Pandemics.” While the whole event sounds worthy of camping out at Town Square, we're particularly looking forward to the panel on Saturday at … Continue reading Regenerative agriculture featured at Green Lake’s 4th Annual Freeland Film Festival
SaTurday, Aug 21, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Avalon Creek Farm, W1774 Co Rd K, Markesan, WI 53946, USA FoxRAP's community partner, Green Lake Association, is hosting a field day at Avalon Creek Farm to highlight local initiatives working on soil health, reducing runoff, and cover crops. It's a family-friendly event with complimentary lunch! Registration … Continue reading Join us at the 2021 Land & Lake Family Field Day
UW - Madison Division of Extension offices in Adams, Green Lake, and Juneau Counties will be hosting a four part webinar series for absentee landowners. These sessions are meant for landowners who rent out land for farming. Soil is one of the most important assets of land, but it’s not always obvious how to work … Continue reading UW-Extension webinar series for farmland owners
Want to learn more about regenerative agriculture? Or see some of the techniques in action, like cover crops, agroforestry, rotational grazing, and small-scale, diversified farms? Hear from the farmers themselves about the economic, social, and environmental benefits they are experiencing on their farms and in their communities in this excellent new film from Practical Farmers … Continue reading New Regenerative Agriculture Film: Livestock on the Land
A hearty thank you to the Wisconsin Farmers Union Foundation for their support.
The decades-old champion of farmland preservation in our country, American Farmland Trust, recently published an article about land demand that, while pertinent to many, really hits home to our home, here in Green Lake, Wisconsin. Because of our treasured waters, Green Lake has a robust real estate trade, pushing per-acre-prices around the lake up to … Continue reading Keeping Green Lake acres green