Submitted by Cara Cummings on Thu, 02/02/2017 – 4:01pm Sometimes, in the fall, I like to talk about how even though I really dislike winter, I look forward to the break. To anyone who will listen, I romanticize how I will sit in my big chair, drinking tea, reading books, and how I will write […]
Winter, not Winter?
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Fri, 03/10/2017 – 8:37am I am not a winter person. So in some ways the winter we have been having here in central Illinois this year should seem like a gift. And I will not deny that I have enjoyed spending more time outside, and losing track of where my […]
Women, Communication, and managing Risk
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 05/02/2016 – 5:44pm I traveled to Fort Worth, Texas last week to attend a training for 2016 Extension Risk Management project directors. The Land Connection was awarded a risk management grant for a project titled Risk Management for Illinois Farmers Transitioning to Organic and Identity-Preserved Crop Production, but I’m […]
Working Toward our Vision
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 01/25/2016 – 8:44am As the executive director of The Land Connection I do a lot of different things like writing grants and reports, developing our budget, working with our great team on programming, and going to a lot of meetings. So when I get caught up in the day […]