Local Food & Small Farms

CSAs, specialty growers, agroforestry, regenerative farming...

The agriculture sector is filled with approaches to food production.

Find the system that works for your farm or your family. Connect with University of Illinois Extension to learn the best production methods for your operation or how your food is farmed from field to table. With more knowledge, we can support and grow the diversity of our food-producing systems.

Flowers, Fruits, and Frass Blog

Growing knowledge with Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator Nick Frillman and Horticulture Educator Brittnay Haag.

Your connection to nature is found locally.

The Illinois Grand Prairie Master Naturalists can help you... your neighbors... your community connect to nature. 

Whether your hiking or harvesting, learn with Extension

Find webinars and in-person events to stay current on all agriculture and natural resource-related topics. 


Keep Learning - Statewide Webinars