Tag Archives: Illinois

Communities across Illinois celebrate new law to improve school lunches

Legislation awaits Governor Pritzker’s Signature Illinois Stewardship Alliance, and a coalition of community organizations, schools, farmers and parents are celebrating the passage of new legislation to improve school lunches, increase equity for low-income and minority…

Farmers advocate for investments to protect Illinois soils and waters

In a series of recent op-eds circulating across Illinois, members of Illinois Stewardship Alliance’s Soil Health Farmer Caucus Lee Curby (Sangamon County), Becky Doyle, of Hickory Grove Pork Farm (Macoupin County), Frank Rademacher of Rademacher…

New legislation will bring more meat, eggs, and dairy to farmers markets across Illinois

Legislation awaits Governor Pritzker’s Signature New legislation passed by the General Assembly will bring more meat, eggs, dairy, and farm-raised frozen products to farmers markets across Illinois. The Farmers Market Permit Act SB3838, sponsored by…

Bringing the Next Generation of Farmers Back Home

Across the midwest farms are facing the challenge of how to keep the next generation on the farm; regenerative agriculture may be the answer. Growing up, Frank Rademacher watched dad run the family hardware store…

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…