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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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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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Prairie River Network Day and Picnic at Allerton

Don’t forget about Sunday’s PRN Day at Allerton! Join PRN staff, board, fellow members, and river lovers as we celebrate river stewardship at the fun-filled PRN Day at Allerton! In 1967, the proposed Oakley Reservoir on the Sangamon River was … Continue reading

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Program Coordinator https://thecosa.org/who-we-are/about-us/advisory-panel/ Sustainability is the defining challenge of the 21st century and COSA believes that you cannot manage sustainability until you can measure it. Driven by the conviction that reliable data enables better decision-making and greater accountability, we develop … Continue reading

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Oral Histories of National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

Check out this series of interviews Ron Kroese has worked on during his stint as Senior Fellow in the University of Minnesota’s Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems. Ron’s oral history project is documenting the formation and evolution of what today … Continue reading

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New Times, New Tools: Cultivating Climate Resilience on Your Farm

Laura Lengnick, author of Resilient Agriculture, will be at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 2– 5 pm to discuss her book and look at PFFC as a case study of resilience in the face of … Continue reading

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