Community Food Systems

Working with community organizations, tribal partners and local governments to promote community food systems development.

Farmland Protection

The Town of Greenville Land Stewardship Committee, the American Farmland Trust and Extension is working in partnership in moving a Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) Program forward within Greenville’s Agricultural Enterprise Area. 


Expanding Farmland Access

Extension is working with the American Farmland Trust to get a better understanding of farmland access needs of farmers of color. The  Farmland Access Coalition that aims to collaboratively address farmland access and inequities for African American, Latino, Asian, & Indigenous farmers, hereon collectively referred to as farmers of color. At this stage, we are collecting information on various land access needs which we hope will result in providing some tangible solutions for individual farmers of color and organizations across Wisconsin.

The Farmland Access Coalition will:

  • Use the information to see where work is being done
  • Assess farmland needs with farmers of color
  • Expand our working group 

*** If you are a farmer of color or work for an organization that address farmland access – please contact our Community Development Educator ***

Community Gardens Fox Valley-Oshkosh Area Survey

UW-Madison Division of Extension for Outagamie and Winnebago counties are collecting information and are mapping out community gardens in the greater Fox Valley-Oshkosh area. This is the ever-growing map of gardens available to the public.

Map Viewing Tip: to view the gardens as a list, click on the “list icon” at the bottom of the map page). 

Do you wish to add a community garden to the map or need to change any existing information? Please contact Extension Outagamie County: (920) 832-5121 or Extension Winnebago County: (920) 232-1970 or simply fill out this form. 

Extension is striving to provide the most up-to-date information available on voluntarily participating community gardens in the greater Fox Valley – Oshkosh area. However, Extension is not providing any community garden coordination services – please use contact information provided for the mapped community garden. 


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