Community Resources

»2014 Good Food Org Guide:
This list highlights nonprofit organizations that are doing exemplary work in the United States in the areas of food and agriculture, nutrition and health, hunger and obesity, and food justice.  Click here to take a look!

»Seed Swap Planting Info:
Click here to view planting guidelines/instructions for your seeds from the Seed Swap!

»Community Gardens in Portage County:
Please use the links below to find details on garden sites as well as contact information for each organization.
Golden Sands RC&D (multiple sites)
Portage County Community Gardens (@ McDill School)
Portage County Giving Gardens (multiple sites)

»Community Supported Agriculture in Central Wisconsin (Produced by the Center for Land Use Education)
The Basics of CSA, Choosing a CSA Farm, and Local CSA Farm Listing

»Garden Planning and Planting:
Click the link below for tips, tricks and other great information on making your garden the best it can be!
Garden Planning and Planting Materials

»A SNAP Cookbook by Leanne Brown
Good and Cheap

»Available Farmland/Resources in Central Wisconsin
Are you looking to rent land to farm? Do you have land that you want someone else to rent and farm? Do you have farm equipment that needs a new home? Are you getting a bulk order of farm supplies that someone else could join in? If you answer YES to any of these, then you should check out this new public facebook group!

 

WHY BUY LOCAL

1) Locally grown food tastes better. 2) Local food preserves genetic diversity. 3) Local produce is better for you. 4) Local food from small farms is often GMO-free. 5) Local food supports local farm families. 6) Local food builds community. 7) Local food preserves open space. 8) Local food keeps your taxes in check. 9) Local food supports a clean environment and benefits worldwide. 10) Local food is about the future.

GROW THE GREENHOUSE

The Greenhouse Project, an all-encompassing revitalization of the former Sorenson’s Garden Center. The 35,000 square foot future community food center, which is centrally located in Stevens Point, will house an 11,000 square foot production greenhouse, community kitchen, gathering space, and learning center.
Event
6/24/17 - Market Events
Stevens Point Farmers’ Market, Stevens Point WI
7/1/17 - Market Events
Stevens Point Farmers’ Market, Stevens Point WI
7/1/17 - Chef on the Square - Emy J's
Stevens Point Farmers’ Market, Stevens Point WI