Projects and Programs

Over the years, the Cable Community Farm has offered a wide array of programs and educational opportunities to bring our mission–grow food, build community–to life

The Vegetable of the Year campaign began in 2015 as a riff on the “one book, one community” idea with a goal of inspiring people to grow some of their own food. Packets of seed, along with growing instructions, are given away at local businesses and at the Drummond Elementary School.  Thanks to our Local Business Heroes, who support the Vegetable of the Year project!  Artwork created by local artist, Mimi Crandall.

–2022 Vegetable of the Year: Cucumber!

2021 VOTY - Carnival Squash
–2021 Vegetable of the Year: Winter Squash!

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2020 Vegetable of the Year: Radish!


2019 Vegetable of the Year: Cabbage!


2018 Vegetable of the Year: Carrots!


The Community Seed Library is currently offered remotely. Community members who could benefit from receiving free seeds can contact Cheyanne at 715-539-6287.
This project is co-sponsored by the Forest Lodge Library.

Past Community Projects

The Community Chicken Coop began in 2014, with a group of community members calling themselves the “Chicken Tenders” communally caring for a flock of laying hens.  The hens produced 3,915 eggs in 2015!


Beekeeping is an important part of supporting farm pollination. In past years, community members have established and maintained bee hives in a farm-based apiary.

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Little Farmers was offered as a place for parents and their young children to play, explore, and learn about farming, located in and around the old barn at the Cable Community Farm. Features included a Children’s Garden, Riding Tractors, a Reading Stage, and a Pea Planting Activity Table.