Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern & Central Midwest

January, 2011
Regional Report

Shows & Events

MOSES (Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service) Organic Farming Conference
Taking place on February 24-26, 2011 in La Crosse, WI, this educational weekend is packed with more than 70 workshops, hundreds of exhibitors, organic, local food, entertainment, food and farming books for sale, and plenty of time and space to network and mingle with others interested in urban and not-so-urban farming. Contact: MOSES by mail at PO Box 339, Spring Valley, WI 54767; by phone at 715-778-5775; by fax at 715-778-5773; on-line at; or by email at

Web Finds

Simple, Good, and Tasty

Simple, Good, and Tasty
is a clearing house for sources of local foods. It has a directory that highlights businesses and organizations that favor local ingredients, source as much local food as possible, support their communities, and embody fair trade practices. This is the place to locate local farms, CSAs, artisanal food producers, breweries and wineries, groceries and coops, and restaurants. The website also has listings of local events, searchable by location.


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