Like many farmland inheritors, Kris McIntosh and her sister Kathryn knew next to nothing about farm management when they took over the land that has been in their family for more than three generations. Both sisters have families and jobs some 150 miles from their central Illinois farmland, but they nevertheless wanted to figure out […]
Farmland Success Stories
On a cold March day in 2006, Sandra Steingraber called The Land Connection and mentioned that her grandmother Leah Maurer had passed away at age 100. At the time she contacted The Land Connection, Steingraber said, “I had already succumbed to the inevitability of losing this farm to urban sprawl development or to an out-of-area […]
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.