Tag Archives: #regenerative agriculture

Make Local Food & Farms Part of the Conversation This Election

Before you cast your vote on Tuesday, November 3rd, you deserve to know where candidates running for Congress stand on the most pressing food and farm issues. This year, we worked with state and national…

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…

Frontera Farmer Foundation Grants Available for 2020

Rick Bayless is one of America’s top Mexican cuisine chefs of the past two decades best known for his TV shows and appearances, many books, and his slew of famous award winning restaurants in Chicago.…

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)…