InspireBites: Federal investment in climate-smart agriculture is coming to Wisconsin farms

New funding from the USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program was recently announced, naming 70 pilot projects, of which 16 will involve Wisconsin farmers and ag groups. Wisconsin ag organizations like Organic Valley, Savanna Institute, and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative have received funding to invest in regenerative practices like cover crops, pasture management, reducing tillage, … Continue reading InspireBites: Federal investment in climate-smart agriculture is coming to Wisconsin farms

InspireBites: “Wisconsin farmers join together to get healthy food to people in their region”

From the article: “We’re trying to create a more vibrant local food economy, one in which farmers can provide high-quality, healthy food to the people of this community while farming in such a way as to preserve our environment.” said Kristy Allen, one of the founding members of the [St. Croix Valley Food Alliance in … Continue reading InspireBites: “Wisconsin farmers join together to get healthy food to people in their region”

InspireBites: “We’re sacrificing the land that sustains us”

Welcome to our new series, InspireBites. These are bite-size stories to inspire us as we work toward a better future for our community. No matter what your job is, you play a crucial role in that. Here's some inspiration to take with you this week. A new development on former farmland in Tennessee Credit: Brooks … Continue reading InspireBites: “We’re sacrificing the land that sustains us”