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

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

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

Outwintering on a multi-species farm

Join Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council at Pigeon River Farm to see Robert Braun's bale unrolling demo, discuss outwintering on a multi-species farm, and get a tour of his high tunnel being used as a hen house. *The NRCS funded high tunnels cannot be used for animal housing during the maintenance period per … Continue reading Outwintering on a multi-species farm

New Regenerative Agriculture Film: Livestock on the Land

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