Central Rivers Farmshed
The Central Rivers Farmshed
is a network of
people, businesses, organizations, and productive lands that
create a local food economy. They are a growing movement
in Central Wisconsin to build and strengthen relationships
between local farms, restaurants, retailers, and consumers.
Central WI Farm Fresh Atlas TM
Central WI Farm Fresh Atlas is a collaborative effort lead by the Central Rivers Farmshed to produce a yearly listing Central
Wisconsin Farms and Producers. Available area wide or in store at the Co-op.
The Cupboard Food Pantry The Cupboard is a food pantry open to any current UWSP student who needs emergency or supplemental food.
Heffron Street, Stevens
Point, phone: 344-7438)
Operation Bootstrap provides individuals and families
in need with items such as food, clothing, shelter, medical
and dental assistance, house wares and more when their emergency
needs cannot be met by another source. Crisis Assistance
accepts referrals through intake at Portage County Health and
Human Services, CAP Services, Red Cross, local churches, and
hours are Monday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm. Contact
Portage County Health and Human Services Department for more
information. There are no income eligibility guidelines.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable
living through education and demonstration
Point Convention & Visitors
provides visitors with state and local
information including travel guides, maps, brochures, and
meeting planner guides.
Bountiful Cupboard Magazine
Discover the best quality food, ingredients, beverages, products
and services. Learn about the finest in Wisconsin, northern
Illinois and Minnesota. Connect with fascinating growers,
local producers, and the finest providers.
Kickapoo Country Fair
The Kickapoo Country Fair
an event that features organic farm tours, farmers and
farm animals, sustainability workshops, hiking, Butter Churn
Bike Tour, food and artisan vendors, not-for-profit exhibitors,
family "farm-friendly" activities, all-day music
and entertainment, and dancing!
Fairshare CSA Coalition
MACSAC provides info about how CSAs
work, a list of reasons to consider joining one, and tips for
choosing a CSA that's a good fit for you.
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education
serves farmers striving to produce high-quality, healthful food using organic and sustainable techniques. These farmers produce more than just food; they support thriving ecosystems and vibrant rural communities.
Reap Food Group
Research, Education, Action and Policy on Food Group (REAP) is a non-profit organization located in Madison, WI.
SavorWisconsin.com enables consumers across the state, nation and world to find their favorite Wisconsin products easily, searching from their home computer with the most advanced internet search capabilities.
Travel Green Wisconsin
Travel Green Wisconsin
is a voluntary program that reviews, certifies and recognizes
tourism businesses that have made a commitment to continuously
improve their operations in order to reduce their environmental
and social impact.
helps you find good food wherever you go.
Local Harvest helps you find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources
of sustainably grown food in your area.
Organic Food Industry Structure
Check out this site for a map of the corporations that own major
The USDA’s national standards that food labeled "organic" must
meet, whether it is grown in the United States or imported
from other countries.
Slow Food USA is a global, grassroots movement with thousands of members
around the world that links the pleasure of food with a commitment
to community and the environment.
Blankstyle a guide to organic food, clothing and more.
What is it? What does “fair” really mean? What
Fair Trade products are available?
** This list is provided for informational purposes and
does not signify an endorsement of any of the businesses
or organizations listed here.