Healing Communities

One Farmer at a Time


Food is everyone’s business. Join NFS to bring agriculture and business training to communities where it’s needed the most.


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Our Programs

We are organized and operated exclusively to conduct charitable and educational activities related to urban agriculture, healthy food, and skills related to growing, distributing, and processing fresh produce.


The Program for Entrepreneurial and Agricultural Training (PEAT) is a summer employment program that provides an opportunity for low-income and at-risk teens to learn new skills.


Farming After Incarceration Release (FAIR Initiative or FAIR) was created. to engage formerly incarcerated individuals in urban agriculture to create economic opportunity for themselves, families, and neighbors. 


NFS is affiliated with the South Madison Farmers’ markets where our trainees can gain experience marketing and selling their goods and produce. This is a first step towards independence.

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