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Food waste solutions webinar

There has been much talk lately about the food waste problem, but less about solutions. The focus of this webinar will be on existing programs and solutions implemented by four public entities that can serve as models for other public … Continue reading

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Project Coordinator Organic Seeds and Markets: Corn Case Study

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to coordinates and manage a participatory project that seeks to strengthen regional organic food systems by improving our ability to use organic … Continue reading

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eOrganic webinars this week: Corn Types and Barcode based data collection

There is still time to register for this week’s webinars! September 27: 10AM Pacific, 11 Mountain, 12 Central, 1 Eastern: Hybrid, F1, Double Cross, and Open-pollinated Corn: What Does it All Mean? The intended audience is anybody with an interest in … Continue reading

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Still two Land Connection ‘Women who farm’ field days left

I don’t know about you but I am kicking myself that I have missed these..   this weekend sept 24 focuses on fruit and herbs! http://thelandconnection.org/farmers/field-days-and-workshops/women-who-farm-field-day-series

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IOGA-ASAP Field day at U of I tomorrow

Sept 14  Building a farm to fork business After starting at the Student Sustainable Farm at 9.30 with Matt Turino w We move to the I Hotel at 10.30.  Agenda and some notes..  10:45 a.m.  Dr. Carmen Ugarte and team … Continue reading

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Promoting equity in local food systems through Cooperative Extension

When: Wednesday, September 6, 12 – 1 pm Pacific Time/3 – 4 pm Eastern Time How can we apply equity and anti-racism principles to our food system work? In answer to this question, this webinar provides three examples from the Cooperative Extension System of efforts … Continue reading

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Register today for this Sept 14 Field Day if you want food

On Sept 14 you will want to go to the Sustainable Student Farm on the U of I campus at 9.30 and then the I Hotel to hear ‘CheffarmerTM’  from Ken Myszka to learn how he and Bloomington’s Epiphany Farms … Continue reading

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IOGA-ASAP-SSF Sept 14 Field Day: Growing Farm to Fork Businesses

    To register for this event ($10 in advance, %15 at the door) click here Start at the SSF 9.30 a.m. with a tour of U of I’s Sustainable Student Farm, 3505 S. Lincoln Ave. Urbana, Il 61801, led … Continue reading

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National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Intern

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), which represents over 100 organizations working for small and mid-sized farms through advocacy to support agriculture and food systems that are ecologically and socially responsible, is looking for a policy intern for the fall term. This … Continue reading

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Summer Field Days

Don’t miss upcoming organic field days!  http://illinoisorganicgrowers.org/events/ So far there is a MOSES field day on artisinal grains July 24 in Pecatonia IL an ‘In her boots’ field day in Libertyville IL. on Aug. 24 and, an ‘Opportunities in Organic … Continue reading

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