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What We Need is Here

On the other hand, and here’s where I share with you my very optimistic sentiments, consider the local food movement. It’s community-based and provides healthy food that communities need to be resilient in times of disruption. It’s inherently optimistic, purporting that “what we need is here” (Wendell Berry), and that the interdependent food web in which we all participate will balance itself and provide.

Wisconsin Farmers Union, a Local CAFO, and Regenerative Agriculture

March 24, 2020 By Mike Miles, Treasurer, Polk-Burnett Wisconsin Farmers Union Editor’s note: Mike Miles and his wife Barb run Anathoth Farm in Polk County. Mike serves as Treasurer of the Polk-Burnett Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU). WFU is grassroots and member-driven. This year, the Polk-Burnett chapter voted to adopt three priorities: first, to organize a …

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Paula and Don Knutson: Why do You Support Farm Table Foundation’s Mission?

March 24, 2020 – by Paula Knutson One of the joys of retirement has been discovering our new community’s gems. How wonderfully surprised we were to have lunch one day at Farm Table’s restaurant after biking the Stower Seven Lakes Trail. Then, we attended an artist’s reception featuring beautiful paintings of rural landscapes and farms, …

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Paul Isakson: Why do You Support Farm Table Foundation’s Mission?

January 28, 2020 – by Paul Isakson Farm Table Foundation has become one of Amery’s largest downtown assets: as a restaurant, educational center, and community gathering space. As a restaurant, it is a destination for people who value good, healthy, organic foods. As an education center, it provides learning experiences for people who want to …

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