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Newsletters

REAP produces a quarterly paper newsletter highlighting our programs and projects along with local food news and information about the many producers, restaurants, markets, and other groups that are dedicated to our local food system. Join REAP today to begin recieving your own copy of the REAP Reporter in the mail!

Summer Newsletter ShowcaseSpring 2017 | PDF >>

>> Farmers, Chefs, and Brewers to Partner at Burgers & Brew
>> From the Director: Save Wisconsin Farm to School
>> Welcome, Ross!
>> Farmer in the Classroom
>> 2017 Golden Beet Awards
>> New BFBL Partners
>> Health Dane Ensures Healthy Futures

Summer Newsletter ShowcaseWinter 2016 | PDF >>

>> What's Next (or Not) for Food Policy?
>> Farewell to a Local Food Advocate, REAP's First Employee
>> Lindbergh Elementary Cafeteria Transforms
>> Thank You Sponsors

Summer Newsletter ShowcaseSummer 2016 | PDF >>

>> Summer Food Program Battles Food Insecurity
>> Local Sourcing Takes Farm to School to the Next Level
>> A Successful Burgers & Brew 2016
>> Farewell Board Chair and AmeriCorps Members
>> Celebrate Local Food at Pie Palooza and Harvest Gala

webshowcasefinalSpring 2016 | PDF >>

>> Making Local Connections at Burgers & Brew
>> Family Food Fest Review
>> Restaurant Rewards
>> Where the Locavores Go Coupon Book

IMG 6451 final showcaseWinter 2015 | PDF >>

>> Stories from the Field
>> A Message from the Executive Director
>> Accepting Applications for the 2016 Farm Fresh Atlas
>> Thank You to Our Community Parnters!

PP2015showcasefinalFall 2015 | PDF >>

>> Farm to School Month
>> 11th Annual Pie Palooza
>> Welcome Emily and Hannah!
>> Restaurant Rewards Program
>> Fond Farewell to Two Board Members 

FFFlogo-basicSpring 2015 | PDF >>

>> REAP's first-ever Family Food Fest
>> Stories from the 8th annual Burgers & Brew
>> Launching the Leopold garden bar
>> On the move with Let's Eat Out!
>> Welcome new 2015 Buy Fresh Buy Local partners
>> 2015 Southern WI Farm Fresh Atlas release

Label1-02Fall 2014 | PDF >>

>> RP's Pasta kicks off Supporting Wisconsin Farms 5% donation program
>> Chef in the Classroom builds culinary skills
>> Local eaters become local leaders
>> Welcome, Sarah!
>> Pie Palooza thank you

FFT showcaseSummer 2014 | PDF >>

>> Restaurants go hyper-local by growing their own
>> Farm to School hits major milestones
>> Welcome, Anna!
>> Taste of Wisconsin Holiday Sale is around the corner 
>> Welcome to our newest partners
>> 16th Annual Food for Thought Festival
>> Taste of Wisconsin Student Art Contest

atlascoverwebSpring 2014 | PDF >>

>> Madison couple hiking the Appalachian Trail for REAP
>> 2014 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas
>> Bloom Bake Shop: The sweet side of Burgers & Brew
>> 2013-2014 Farm to School: A year in review
>> Burgers & Brew sneak peek
>> Spring Gala thank you
>> Where the Locavores Go coupon book
>> Thank you: Wisconsin Local Foods Journal gift

Lowell Garden Bar ImageFall 2013PDF >>

>> Farm to School milestones
>> AmeriCorps volunteers hit the ground running!
>> November is Swiss Cheese Month
>> Teaming up for Local Bloody Marys
>> Welcome, Bowen!

Food for Thought LogoSummer 2013PDF >>

>> 15th Annual Food for Thought Festival
>> Welcome, Natasha!
>> Outgoing AmeriCorps Reflection
>> Local Harvest: One-of-a-kind events
>> REAP Holiday Sale

Spring Rose ImageSpring 2013PDF >>

>> Spring Rose Growers Cooperative: Growing Together
>> The release of the 2013 Southern Wisconsin Farm Fresh Atlas
>> Burgers & Brew: Much more than a cookout
>> Hats off to Jack!

MSCo bread imageWinter 2013PDF >>

>> With the Grain: Interview with co-owners of BFBL partner Madison Sourdough Co.
>> Meet REAP's board
>> A Lifeline to a healthy recovery: REAP partners with American Family Children's Hospital
>> Beth Collins' visit to Madison: Inspirational and constructive
>> Wait ... what just happened to the Farm Bill?

Winter 2012 | PDF >>

>> Buy Fresh Buy Local: 2012 reflection and looking to 2013
>> REAP: We've changed our name ... 
>> Farm to School: 2012 in review and MMSD Garden Bars

Fall 2012 | PDF >>

>> 14th Annual Food for Thought Festival
>> Welcome, Theresa!
>> Local Harvest: A taste of the town
>> REAP Food Group: Part of the solution
>> REAP Taste of WI Holiday Sale
>> Back to school

Spring 2012 | PDF >>

>> Change your burger, change the world
>> Hope springs eternal for BFBL chefs
>> Weight of the Nation - HBO documentary

Winter 2012 | PDF >>

>> Farm to School/CMC partnership
>> "Beet" the late winter local dining doldrums
>> Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

Fall 2011 | PDF >>

>> Fall Farm Days pilot program
>> Rhubarb cranberry chutney recipe
>> REAP and AmeriCorps: A healthy partnership

Summer/Fall 2011 | PDF >>

>> REAP's New Farm to School director
>> Taste of WI school fundraiser
>> Interview with Madison's new School Food Service Director

Summer 2011 | PDF >>

>> Farm Fresh Atlas 10th anniversary
>> Farm to School year in review
>> REAP Spring Gala success

Spring/Summer 2011 | PDF >>

>> Proposed state budget's potential impact on our local food system
>> Letter from the Director
>> This is what democracy tastes like

Fall/Winter 2011 | PDF >>

>> Five things to know about school food
>> Letter from the Director
>> REAP 2010 highlights
>> Interview with the Buy Fresh Buy Local Coordinator

Summer/Fall 2010 | PDF >>

>> Diary of a farm fresh snack
>> Letter from the Director
>> Three new restaurant partners
>> Taste of Wisconsin gift boxes
>> Recent events recap

Spring 2010 | PDF >>

>> Farm Fresh Atlas: Guide to sustainable eating
>> From the Director
>> 5 reasons why eating local isn't a fad
>> Chef in the Classroom
>> Seasonal recipe: Farmers' market pesto pizza

Winter 2010 | PDF >>

>> School lunch 101: How to feed kids real food
>> From the Director
>> Winter cooking tips from Chef Dan Fox
>> Farmer-in-the-classroom
>> Seasonal recipe: Root veggie gratin

Fall 2009 | PDF >>

>> Michael Pollan shakes up Madison
>> Farmer-chef interview
>> School snack program
>> Seasonal recipe: Cauliflower pie

Spring 2009 | PDF >>

>> Why membership is important, for both you and REAP
>> REAP happenings; including the upcoming Food for Thought Festival
>> Seasonal recipe: Asian veggie rolls