Join us on Tuesday, February 24th from 9am-3pm at the Trutter Center at Lincoln Land Community College for the 12th Annual Composting Symposium in Springfield.
The symposium is a forum for sharing composting information; stimulating the composting market; and bringing composter, educators, and businesses together so that everyone can benefit from learning about this organic soil amendment.
Registration fee: $30 before February 3rd. $35 after February 3rd. Free to students with valid ID.
The Grow Springfield Community Gardening and Urban Farming Forum will be held on Sat., Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Springfield, Ill.
The workshop will serve as an opportunity for those who already manage or garden at community gardens or urban farms, or those who are interested in learning more, to meet and share best practices. Participants will hear from speakers from Columbia, Mo., Peoria, Urbana, and Springfield.
A film festival for everyone interested in learning about and supporting local food systems is planned for Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Foundation Hall at the Old State Capitol (Level 2) in Springfield from 2:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Slow Food Springfield, University of Illinois Extension, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Old State Capitol Foundation and Grow Springfield are partnering to present the 7th Annual Slow Food Springfield Film Festival. “These films tell the stories behind our food and...
The Buy Fresh Buy Local Membership Drive is going on now, January 1st- March 1st, 2015!
Become a member or renew your membership and join the “Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois” campaign in our 8th season of promoting locally produced foods. Membership is available to farmers, on-farm food processors, farmers markets, restaurants, stores, and institutions marketing local and sustainably grown products. The 2-year membership fee is a fantastic deal at $45 for farmers and $75 for all other memb...