children is an exciting way to expose them to nature, how
things grow, and to get their
fingers in the dirt. By caring for plants they can see
cause and effect, learn about weather and the seasons,
and enjoy the fruit (or vegetables!) of their labor!
Poison Center Plant Guide -This
Plant Guide indicates the toxicity level of specific plants.
Guide to all the local farmer's markets
County Farmer's Market - the big one,
Fresh Atlas - Listing of local markets
MACSAC - The Madison Area Community Supported
Agriculture Coalition promotes and supports local Community
Supported Agriculture (CSA) farms that provide organically
grown produce to people throughout southern Wisconsin.
MACSAC coordinates community and grower education programs
about the benefits of locally, sustainably grown foods
and operates the Partner Shares Program which raises funds
to subsidize CSA memberships for households on a limited
With a CSA share, families can visit their
farms for festivals, upicks and special events and see
where their food comes from!