Nourishing the links between land and table

NOURISHING THE LINKS BETWEEN LAND AND TABLE TO
GROW A HEALTHFUL, JUST, AND SUSTAINABLE LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM

eggsFor more than 15 years, REAP Food Group has been working throughout Southern Wisconsin to build and sustain a local food system that supports small family farms and locally owned businesses, promotes sustainable agriculture practices, and provides access to fresh, healthy food for the entire community. 

REAP is a non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin.

F2STeaching the next generation of eaters

The Farm to School Program brings farm-fresh, healthy produce and supporting educational experiences into Madison's schools, providing children with greater access to healthy foods and providing economic opportunity for local growers. This program also brings local chefs, farmers, and others into classrooms to teach children about cooking, agriculture, nutrition, and other important topics.
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BFBLConnecting farmers, chefs, and diners

The Buy Fresh, Buy Local Program connects growers with restaurants, health care facilities, stores, and other businesses that serve diners and consumers, with the goal of building a long-term network of local producers and buyers. This program provides participating businesses with technical and marketing support and local growers with new market opportunities and long-term partnerships.
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AtlasBuilding the market for local and sustainable food

The Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas is a helpful, detailed source for finding local farms, restaurants, farmers' markets, and other businesses and organizations that sell locally-produced goods directly to customers in Southern Wisconsin, including details on opportunities to visit farms and other producers.
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EventsCelebrating local and sustainable eating

REAP events celebrate and showcase the hard work of the region's growers, chefs, and other food system partners. These events bring together the community to learn more about local food, to interact with the people who grow and cook their food, and to participate in the local food system first-hand - by eating, drinking, and celebrating!
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What does REAP stand for? As of 2013, REAP is no longer an acronym. It used to stand for Research, Education, Action, and Policy, but now we go by REAP. See more about REAP's organizational history here.