Alice, Tunes To Highlight College Sesquicentennial Events At Madison Farmers’ Markets

A series of informational events will get underway April 25 at the Farmers” Market on the Capitol Square as part of the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences” celebration of the state”s 150th anniversary.

Sesquicentennial events are set for the first three Farmers” Markets: April 25, May 2, and May 9. A visit from Alice in Dairyland showcasing Wisconsin”s agricultural products (April 25), rock tunes from local band Verb (May 2), and a 150th birthday bash featuring a trivia contest and free birthday cake (May 9) are among the celebration events. At each event, representatives of the College will provide additional information and answer questions at a display booth which highlights past accomplishments and current research being done at the College. The theme of the celebration events is “College of Agricultural and Life Sciences – Improving your quality of life.”

Many informational items from the College will be available at the Farmers” Market events. Brochures will be distributed showing how the College contributes to food production, improving health, and environmental stewardship. Information will also be available for people who want to consider enrolling in the College.