Part of the beauty woven throughout the Little Farm at Weldon Springs is the openness with which Anna and Chris follow where their dreams grow, discovering and weaving new ideas into the farm as they go.
True Love is Spelled L-O-C-A-L
Go the “extra mile” for your Valentine this year and support local with your purchases. Looking for great ideas to woo and wow your love? Here is a sneak peak into our Valentine’s weekend “playbook”…
2022 at The Land Connection: A Year in Review
The Land Connection had a full year in 2022. Follow along in our year in review to see just a snapshot of what this organization was up to over the past year.
Things Are Happening at The Land Connection!
For the last few months, we have been working with Liberty Prairie Foundation to transition their Northeast Illinois FarmLink program into the new Illinois FarmLink. As a part of that transition, we welcomed Nathan Aaberg and Jeanne Janson to our team at The Land Connection this month, along with new Illinois FarmLink Navigator’s Kyle Reed and Noah Scalero.
Handcrafted Holidays: Last Run
Calling all of you last minute shoppers! Local, handcrafted holiday gifts are available for one more Saturday at the C-U Winter Farmers Market (before taking a well deserved holiday break until January 7th). We are definitely carefully planning our own last minute shopping to take advantage of the 50+ vendors (woah!) one last time until 2023!
Meet the People Behind the Local Gifts Available at the C-U Farmers Market
Connecting those amazing local small businesses with our friends and family is a fun way to act as a “local explorer” and build up the small business diversity that makes where we live so amazing.