The Newsroom

Farley Center activities and ideas have made their way into the news many times as our story grows and connects with people. We are always happy to share what we are doing with as many people as possible.


November 2, 2017
How Baby Boomers Grow Older With a Social Conscience
by Dave Cieslewicz

August 23, 2017
Promoting sustainability, justice and peace through farming
By Caroline Bach Channel 27

July 9, 2017
Q&A: Juan Gonzalez Torres’ farm combines Mexican and Wisconsin produce
by Rosario Dominguez| The Capital Times

June 7, 2017
Green burials could be on the rise in Wisconsin Channel 27


October 2016
For Peace, Justice and Sustainablity: The Farley Center’s Work is a Legacy
Brava Magazine, by Amy Carlson, NBC 15 News Anchor

October 8, 2016
Farley Center Celebrates Fall Season with Cider
NBC 15 (WMTV) Madison, WI
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Sep 12, 2016
A Focus on Shedd Farley
Caffeine Clarity: Making the world a better place, one cup at a time

Jul 1, 2016
What Does it Mean to be Intentionally Welcoming?
Madison 365, By Jenie Gao

May 29, 2016
Longhouse Inspires Welcoming Conversations, Editor’s Pick

March 12, 2016
Natural Burial Workshop: Returning to the Wisdom of Our Past
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

February 28, 2016
Religious Leaders Show Support for the Muslim Community
NBC 15, Madison, WI–370435911.html

February 28, 2016
400 Sign Letter in Support of Madison Area Muslim Community
Channel 27 ABC – WKOW

February 28, 2016
Supporting the Muslim Community
Channel 3000   (38.10 min link. Our story starts at 11.46 min)

February 28, 2016
400 Sign Letter in Support of Madison Area Muslim Community
WQOW, Eau Claire, WI

February 29, 2016
400 US People Sign Letter in Support of Madison Area Muslim Community
AhlulBayt News Agency – ABNA – Shia News

January 18, 2016
Q&A With The Farley Center
Hobby Farms


November 23, 2015
Farley Center goes above and beyond to serve student volunteers
Morgridge Center for Public Service

October 6, 2015
Brava Magazine

October 2, 2015
Farley Center Offers a Natural Option for Funerals
Madison Commons

July 9, 2015
Filling Food Pantries with Fresh Produce
Madison Commons

May 2015
From Within, Outward submitted by Katherine Steichen Rosing
CODA WORX Magazine

April 20, 2015
Natural Path Sanctuary Visit
Knitting My Burial Shroud Blog

March 1, 2015
Viewing the Film Dying Green and the Reflections of an Audience
Northwoods Casket Company


October 31, 2014
Natural burials draw new interest for simplicity, low-carbon footprint
Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI

September 8, 2014
Dust to Dust: Eco-friendly Burials Gain Favor Among Baby Boomers
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

September, 2014
Ten Ways to Plan a Greener Funeral
Nature’s Pathways

June 3, 2014
Eco-Friendly Burials Gain Favor Among Baby Boomers
Yahoo News and Boston Globe

March 15, 2014
Gaining Common Ground at the Farley Center Farm Incubator
Edible Madison

May 9, 2014
Eugene Farley, 1927-2013, Tireless Advocate for All Living Creatures and the Planet
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice

February 18, 2014
In Celebration of Gene Farley: A Founder of Family Medicine and Champion of Justice
Physicians for a National Health Program


November 11, 2013
The Maverick Doctor Who Helped to Invent Family Medicine
by Patrick Kiger, AARP

November 10, 2013
John Nichols: Gene Farley’s building of a better world
The Cap Times, Madison, WI

September 9, 2013
The Farley Center Promotes Sustainability in Wisconsin
Madison Commons

September 2, 2013
Josh Farley: The Foundation for a New Economy
Post Carbon Institute

August 1, 2013
The Farley Center’s Official Dedication Event Focuses on Sustainability
Isthmus, Madison, WI

June 20, 2013
Dedication of the Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability – Verona
Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice


May 27, 2011
Farley Center is innovative training ground for farming
Wisconsin State Journal


August 28, 2010
Proposed green cemetery near Verona sparks controversy
The Cap Times, Madison, WI


June 10, 2009
Drs. Gene and Linda Farley: ‘Health care is a right’
Isthmus, Madison, WI