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FEED Summit Engages Food & Farming Entrepreneurs

The annual FEED Summit helps engage food and farming entrepreneurs in learning about business fundamentals, connecting with business experts and other entrepreneurs, and marketing their business products and services.  Learn Business Fundamentals To engage food and farming entrepreneurs in learning about business fundamentals, the FEED Initiative uses the business model canvas as the organizing framework […]

Burlington’s Bustling Farmers Market

I am the statewide Food Entrepreneurship Specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Community Food Systems Program. Recently, I visited the beautiful Thursday night farmers market in Burlington, Wisconsin. While visiting the market, I had the pleasure of meeting several food, farming, and craft vendors. They were selling fresh produce, drinks, cooked food, […]

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