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Oct 20, 2017 / Ashland/Bayfield area meet and greet with MEA staff attorney Tressie Kamp

Staff Attorney Tressie Kamp is looking forward to a meet and great with Bayfield-area partners on Friday, October 20. Live in the area? Meet at Freehands Lakeside in Ashland at 1pm. Please RSVP to tkamp@midwestadvocates.org if you plan to attend so that we can save sufficient space for our gathering!

Nov 02, 2017 / WFAN Happy Hour with FairShare CSA Coalition, REAP and Midwest Environmental Advocates

On the opening night of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network conference, the happy hour runs from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 2 a the Old Fashioned, a downtown Madison tavern featuring Wisconsin-sourced beers and food. The event will be co-hosted by Midwest Environmental Advocates, REAP Food Group and FairShare CSA Coalition.

Learn more about the event online.

Nov 04, 2017 / The Face of Fearless Leadership: How Women are Leading WI’s Response to Industrial-Scale Agriculture

The Face of Fearless Leadership: How Women are Leading Wisconsin’s Response to Industrial-Scale Agriculture

Women, Food and Agriculture Conference
Sheraton Hotel, 706 John Nolen Dr, Madison

Presenters: Kriss Marion, Circle M Market Farm, Blanchardville, Wisconsin & a Lafayette County elected official; Jen Riemer, Riemer Family Farm, Brodhead, Wisconsin & a leader of Green County Defending Our Farmland, Tressie Kamp, Staff Attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates

In a morning breakout session, two farmers from the Green County area of Wisconsin will discuss lessons learned regarding how women, family farmers, and elected officials can impact a community’s response to industrial-scale agriculture. MEA attorney Tressie Kamp will provide details on the legal framework regarding how local advocacy fits into the permitting of Wisconsin’s largest farms.

The event will be on Saturday, November 4 from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. and is a part of the Women, Food and Agriculture conference.

Nov 11, 2017 / League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County: Wisconsin’s Changing Environmental Laws

Wisconsin's Changing Environmental Laws: A Call To Action

The Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County will welcome speakers Kim Wright of Midwest Environmental Advocates and George Meyer of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation at the League chapter's general meeting.

The event is free and open to the public and will be on Saturday, November 11 at the Shorewood Village Center at 3920 N. Murray Ave. in Shorewood, WI. Gathering and refreshments begins at 10:30 a.m. and the talk and Q&A is from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit lwvmilwaukee.org