How an organic CSA and livestock farm incorporates food-grade grains

You're invited! Join Midwest GRIT, a Michael Fields Agricultural Institute program to empower small-scale grain farmers in the Upper Midwest, for a field day and lunch discussion at Gwenyn Hill Farm in Waukesha, WI July 29th, 9:30am -12:30pm. Gwenyn Hill Farm grows certified organic produce and practices regenerative agriculture, maintaining the biodiversity of the fields and woodlands. In addition to diversified … Continue reading How an organic CSA and livestock farm incorporates food-grade grains

Supporting the future of maple syrup in Wisconsin

If you are a maple syrup producer or tap maple trees in Wisconsin, your input is needed! Whether you make syrup for yourself or as a commercial producer, your input is valuable. Please help UW–Extension develop educational programs and resources to support maple syrup producers in the state by completing an online survey. The survey … Continue reading Supporting the future of maple syrup in Wisconsin

New On-Farm Grazing Video Series

The Pasture Project, a nonprofit working to advance regenerative grazing and grass-fed value chains in the Upper Midwest, just released Grazing Planners Speak - an eleven part series of informative, on-farm videos featuring experienced grazing planners. The series is designed for grazing technical service providers, but will be useful to those looking to start - or who … Continue reading New On-Farm Grazing Video Series

June is National Pollinator Month

The web abounds with info about the importance of pollinators, especially for food and farms. So we won't get into that here. Nonetheless, we at FoxRAP are excited that these important neighbors of ours get their own month and will share at least these two resources to help us all celebrate pollinators in Wisconsin. Saving … Continue reading June is National Pollinator Month

Farm Bill Listening Session for Beginning Farmers

Join FoxRAP next week at this important event: The Land Stewardship Project in partnership with the National Young Farmers Coalition is hosting a Farm Bill listening session for Beginning Farmers next Tuesday, June 7th from 6-7pm! The Farm Bill will determine how hundreds of billions of dollars of agricultural funding is spent, and will determine, … Continue reading Farm Bill Listening Session for Beginning Farmers

Apply Now – WI Meat Resiliency Grant

Governor Evers created the Meat and Poultry Supply Chain Resiliency Grant, investing up to $10 million to continue to grow Wisconsin's meat processing industry and improve the long-term viability of the state's livestock industry. Get more information or apply here. For more information on local meat processing, check out Wisconsin Farmers Union's report Meat Processing in … Continue reading Apply Now – WI Meat Resiliency Grant