Ken Meter on Building Community Food Webs Enjoy a special evening with renowned food systems analyst and author Ken Meter, including a reception, presentation, and book signing.
End-of-Year Celebration The Land Connection invites you to help us celebrate the close of 2023 with a special event during the last indoor farmers market of the year.
Planning for Agritourism in Illinois The Land Connection along with the Illinois Farm Bureau invites you to join us at Curtis Orchard in Champaign to explore what planning for agritourism in Illinois looks like, where it could grow and what you need to know to get there.
Finding the Right Farm: Land Access 101 Looking to take the next step for your farmland dreams? This free introduction to farmland access will introduce you to the basics of finding and securing a land arrangement that makes sense for you. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to evaluate your farmland needs, be efficient in your search, and assess land opportunities.
Planning for the Future of your Farmland Join American Farmland Trust and Illinois FarmLink, a program of The Land Connection, partners, and farm families to learn how to approach the farm succession process and secure the future of your farmland.
Farm Dreams Workshop Series [ONLINE] The online Farm Dreams workshop series will be held over three consecutive Mondays in October (17, 24 and 31) from 6-8 pm. Each session will include exercises and guided discussion to help aspiring farmers assess their skills and resources, and provide direction for next steps in building a farm business.
Kitchen Herb Skills | Class Series 2023 The Land Connection and Common Ground Food Cooperative have partnered again for a new class series teaching how to incorporate local herbs in everyday, useful ways.
Perennial Soil Health Field Day Join Savanna Institute, NRCS, and The Land Connection for a perennial soil health field day at Zumwalt Acres on July 19, 2023.
2024 Organic Grain Conference & Trade Show 2024 Organic Grain Conference & Trade Show is scheduled for February 7-8, 2024 at the i-Hotel in Champaign, IL. In partnership with the Artisan Grain Collaborative (AGC), Illinois FarmLink, and Organic Agronomy Training Service (OATS) we are pleased to offer five unique, educational grain related tracks. Educational tracks will encompass grain commodities, grains for human […]
Using Online Data Tools in your Farmland Research This free webinar, presented by Illinois FarmLink, a program of The Land Connection, will teach you how to evaluate potential farm properties using publicly available online data tools such as county GIS systems, Web Soil Survey, FEMA Flood Mapper, and ISGS Well Mapper.