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Urban Ag Job: MicroFarming Innovation & Diversity Assistant!

Micro-Farming Innovation & Diversity Assistant Timeline: (June 1 – August 31, 2015)   15 hrs/ week (Sept. 1 – November 20, 2015) 5 hrs/ week Purpose: To support further development of the UW-Extension Micro-farming program as both an innovative and replicable model which fosters a diverse group of emerging farmers. The Micro-farming program seeks to continue […]


Find Your Local Farmers Market!

Search for markets by zip code, geographic proximity, product availability, payment method and even whether the market participates in Federal nutrition programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).


2015 Certified Beekeeping Program

The University of Wisconsin Extension 2015 Certified Beekeeping Program will start on April 26. To maintain bees on your property in some municipalities including the City of Milwaukee, you are required to be a
certified beekeeper.

Wisconsin State Capitol

Capitol Connections-You are invited!

Capitol Connections is an opportunity for University of Wisconsin Extension volunteers, community partners, clients, and other supporters to visit their state legislators and staff about the value Cooperative Extension programming brings to legislators’ districts.  It’s also an opportunity for us to thank legislators for their continued support of Cooperative Extension. Please join us on April […]

30th Brown - Journal Sentinel

UWEX Helps MicroFarm Grow From Vacant City Lot

By Tom Daykin for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “A former factory site on Milwaukee’s north side is being cleaned up, with the property being prepared for something not usually found in that urban neighborhood. A farm. Or, more accurately, a micro-farm — which could become a profitable part of the growing urban agriculture movement. The […]