SARE Program professional development scholarships available

The conference and workshop season is starting, and once again the Wisconsin SARE Program will offer scholarships to agricultural educators for professional development in sustainable agriculture.  The conferences and workshops for which we offer support include:

The Midwest Value-Added Conference next week, Dec. 12-13th in La Crosse.

The Wisconsin Grazing Conference, January 17-19th in Wausau.

The Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers, January 18-20th in Madison.  See below for details.

The Midwest CSA Conference: Taking Stock, January 10-11th, Eau Claire.

Organic University, February 21st, and the Organic Farming Conference, February 22nd – 23rd, La Crosse.

If you are interested in applying for a SARE scholarship, fill out  the application form at and send it to .  Please note these scholarships are only for agricultural educators.  By all means let farmers know about these excellent conferences and workshops, but our SARE funding only allows us to provide scholarships to educators.

Questions?  Contact Diane Mayerfeld at or 608-262-8188.