WIU Allison Research Farm Organic Field Day

The 2015 Allison Organic Research Farm field day will take place on Thursday, August 13th at the Dakin and Allison Farms in southwest Warren County, Illinois. Presentations related to this year’s theme, New Opportunities in Organic Farming, will begin at the Dakin Farm at 9 am. The keynote presentation First Generation Organics on a Multi-Generation […]

Organic Fest

You’re Invited! Organic Fest 2015 on Aug. 13

Register Here   You’re invited to Organic Fest 2015, hosted by Illinois Organic Growers Association. Join us to celebrate the season with food, fun, and festivities. All are welcome! When:  Thursday, August, 13th  immediately following the WIU Allison Organic Farm Field Day. Where: Allison Organic Farm in Warren County Time: Networking begins at 4:00 p.m., […]

Farm Commons Webinars

Many farmers rely on interns and apprentices for farm labor. Did you know specific and complex employment laws affect interns, apprentices and volunteers? Listen to the Farm Commons recorded webinar on the subject  to make sure your farm is building a strong, stable intern program. Also check out the 2014-15 Farm Law Basics Series with fourteen webinars available […]

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Organic Spring Wheat Field Day – July 15th

Fields Best Seeds, serving farmers and markets with high value local seed and grain products, invites you to attend its inaugural organic grains field day in Caledonia, Boone County IL on July 15th, from 9:00 am until noon. This field day on the Beaver Creek West Farm of David Walker showcases 44 acres of Orleans, […]

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Crop Cycle

The Illinois Organic Growers Association will be hosting a bike-to-farm tour event this fall in Champaign County. Take a ride through 7 organic farms and experience the beautiful views of the countryside, enjoy fresh food and meet the farmers behind it all. Increasing your knowledge about organic and sustainable agricultural practices is just another added […]