Our first membership drive has begun! We have several incentives for you to join: If you join IOGA by the time of the annual business meeting at 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 12, you will be entered into a drawing to be reimbursed for the $75 registration fee to attend the IL Specialty Crops, Agritourism, […]
The IL Organic Growers Association Steering Committee has been working throughout the summer to outline the future of the Illinois Organic Growers Association as an organization. Recognizing that the organization must exist to serve the members, and yet realizing that it is difficult to find growers with the right combination of time and skills to […]
The Illinois Organic Growers Association is organized under the fiscal sponsorship of the Illinois Stewardship Alliance. The legal documents that govern the fiscal sponsorship arrangement are listed below. See here for a description of how the fiscal sponsorship relationship works. IOGA-ISA Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement IOGA-ISA Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement Exhibit 1
The 2012 Conference Planning Committee would like your feedback on session topics and presenters. Below are the themes, presenters, and specific topics brainstormed by the committee. We must narrow this list to 3 topics per theme, and some topics need suggestions for presenters. Please comment on which sessions interest you most, and any additional suggestions […]
IOGA is ready to create some printed materials, and we need a logo! Please look at the logos below and rank your favorites. Thank you for your input. Follow this link to vote on your preferences: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DK2C659 The poll will close Thursday afternoon.
Participating in the call were Carol Elder, IOGA Administrative Coordinator Deidra Davis, graduate student in the SIU Department of Geography & Environmental Resources Zack Grant, manager of the UI student farm Abu Kahn, graduate student in the SIU Department of Geography & Environmental Resources Ellen Phillips, UI Extension Michelle Wander, professor in the UI Natural […]
Phone 800-347-8268, Meeting ID 4642, Meeting Password 1357 Agenda items: Soil Conservation/Soil Stewardship field day Co-sponsored by IOGA, WIU’s Allison Farm, ASAP’s Climate and Organic Agriculture Project Proposed date: August 3, 2011 Tentative agenda: 9.30-11.00: Workshop on conservation tools, nutrient management and sustainability metrics. This will be put together by our grant team. We envision […]
Present at the meeting were: Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant, UI Extension; Leslie Duram, Southern Illinois University; Carol Elder, IOGA; Jane Heim, producer; Ellen Phillips, UI Extension; Lindsay Record, Illinois Stewardship Alliance; Sarah Shike, Western Illinois University, Michelle Wander, University of Illinois. First, the group reviewed the history and rationale behind the movement to create the Illinois Organic […]