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Illinois Over 200 Years from Reaching Nutrient Pollution Reduction Goals

Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture Groups Respond to IEPA Agriculture Pollution Report SPRINGFIELD, IL —  Conservation and sustainable agriculture organizations working to reduce nutrient pollution in Illinois waterways have issued the following joint statement in response…

Farmers Training Farmers on Diversifying Profits

This week, Alliance communication coordinator Piero Taico joined two dozen farmers from across the state and region at the Routes to Farm two-day “Farmer-to-Farmer Marketing Intensive” at Angelic Organics Learning Center. The aim of the…

Health Insurance partially funded for Soil & Water Conservation District Employees

Notice we said partially… not fully. The Illinois Department of Agriculture returns to its’ practice of designating funds from the soil and water conservation program by allocating $1 million to Soil Water Conservation Districts (SWCD)…

Alliance leaders featured in pilot of new Chicago climate podcast Housewarming

Click here to hear the episode Today is the launch of Housewarming, a brand new podcast exploring climate policy and solutions in Chicago and beyond. The first episode, by hosts Abby Wilson and Anni Metz, features…

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,…