Tag Archives: #illinois farm

2020 Legislative Priorities for Spring Session

Over the past year the Alliance has been listening to our stewards’ issues and working on solutions. Our 2020 legislative priorities pave the way for resilient local food systems that support family farms, protect soil…

Online Sales Could Help Grow Illinois Farm Businesses, New Legislation to Pave Way

These days, it’s hard to imagine not being able to sell  products online. But that’s exactly the hurdle Libby and Derek Ervin of Glacier’s End Farm face.  Illinois’ Cottage Food Law limits sales for producers,…

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition’s Bi-Annual Conference Held in Springfield

Springfield, IL was host to the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) summer meeting 2019. NSAC is an alliance of grassroots organizations across America that advocate for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture,…