Join The Land Connection on Thursday, August 22, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, IL for our workshop on Farm Workplace Safety. Farming is strenuous work. Working in the fields, washing and packing up produce, transporting it to wholesale and retail outlets. All of these activities present different stresses for […]
Farmers at Large Part 4, Sam Froiland interviews Dave Bishop. Dave shares his thoughts on regenerative versus sustainable agriculture, his optimism for the future, and how he thinks people should interact with their food systems. Ultimately, while a new generation of farmers and changing consumer habits brings signs of change, Dave believes that nothing can really get done until the corporate forces embedded in the government are given way to the demands and desires of the people.
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 03/28/2016 – 7:47am Last week I traveled up to Chicago to go to the Good Food Festival. The gathering brought together policy makers, educators, food entrepreneurs, and farmers, just to name a few. There was a floor full of exhibitors with foods to taste, demos–like how to make your […]
Interviews with farmers that ask questions pertaining to the business, environmental impacts, and sustainability agriculture
Principles of Mechanical Weed Control #1 Learn about some of the equipment used in mechanical weed control from Hans Bishop of PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, IL. Principles of Mechanical Weed Control #2 Hans Bishop of PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta, IL takes us through setting up a piece of equipment used for mechanical weed control […]