Wautoma, WI
Current Conditions
0:56 AM CDT
Partly Cloudy
Temperature
73°F
Dew Point
50°F
Humidity
45%
Wind
N at 8 mph
Barometer
30.09 in. F
Visibility
10.00 mi.
Sunrise
05:40 a.m.
Sunset
08:26 p.m.
Afternoon Forecast (12:00pm-7:00pm)
Temperatures will range from 73 to 69 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 13 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
7-Day Forecast
Monday
73°F / 54°F
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
76°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
74°F / 52°F
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
79°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Friday
75°F / 56°F
Light Rain
Saturday
80°F / 56°F
Sunny
Sunday
82°F / 56°F
Scattered Showers
Detailed Short Term Forecast
Issued at 0:56 AM CDT
Monday...Temperatures will range from a high of 73 to a low of 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 7 and 13 miles per hour from the westnorthwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.
This Evening ...Temperatures will range from 69 to 57 degrees with mostly clear skies. Winds will range between 7 and 11 miles per hour from the west. No precipitation is expected.
Overnight ...Temperatures will range from 57 to 54 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will remain steady around 11 miles per hour from the northwest. No precipitation is expected.
Tuesday...Temperatures will range from a high of 76 to a low of 52 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will range between 5 and 14 miles per hour from the northwest. Less than 1 tenth inch of rain is possible.

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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