Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:03 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
64°F
Humidity
73%
Wind
VRB at 3 mph
Barometer
29.86 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
06:06 a.m.
Sunset
07:53 p.m.
Morning Forecast (7:00am-12:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 59 to 72 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 7 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Wednesday
77°F / 59°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
80°F / 62°F
Light Rain
Friday
87°F / 67°F
Light Rain
Saturday
75°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Sunday
83°F / 68°F
Light Rain
Monday
80°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Tuesday
79°F / 64°F
Light Rain
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:03 AM CDT
Wednesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 77 to a low of 59 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 4 and 9 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Afternoon ...Temperatures will range from 74 to 77 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 75 to 62 degrees with clear skies. Winds will remain steady around 5 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 62 to 60 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 6 miles per hour from the east. No precipitation is expected.
Thursday...Temperatures will range from a high of 80 to a low of 62 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 11 miles per hour from the east. 0.94 inches of rain are expected.

Columbia County F2S farmer market fun at the Portage Farmers' Market

June 20, 2014 | 0 comments

PORTAGE

Right before the 2013-14 school year ended, more than 200 elementary and middle school students were given $3 worth of Farm to school (F2S) farmer market fun money to spend at three Portage Farmers Markets this past May. Eleven vendors where sometimes overwhelmed with savvy buyers. Students purchased bedding plants, bison jerky, handmade wooden toys, Amish baked goods, and asparagus.

Columbia County F2S (CC F2S), received a two-year $160,000 TransformWI F2S grant, and has partnered with Portage Farmers' Market, Columbia County UW-Extension, Portage Library, St. Mary's School, St. John's School and Rusch Elementary School to sponsored the F2S Farmer Market Fun Day. Students were given tips on how:

· to navigate a farmers' market — checkout all vendors before buying anything so you have an idea of what is available;

· farmers' markets contribute to the local economy, build social networks and support healthy living; and

· local food develops healthy eating habits.

Students also received a F2S string backpack, information on where to buy local food in Columbia County and how CC F2S program has made an impact. CC F2S is looking for local food growers/producers who are interested in participating at other Columbia County-based farmers markets this summer and fall.

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