Nick Frillman
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems & Small Farms
1615 Commerce Parkway, Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 663-8306
Affiliated Content Areas
Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Nick Frillman is a Local Foods and Small Farms Educator serving Livingston, McLean & Woodford counties.

A fourth-generation graduate from University of Illinois, Frillman has a B.A. with a double major of Political Science and Spanish and a M.S. in Crop Science with a focus on crop production. Before joining Illinois Extension, Frillman completed a field season of CSA and farmers’ market style production at a small “beyond-organic” vegetable farm in Sandy, Ore.

Research Areas of Interest

Non-chemical weed control strategies, and establishment, monitoring and harvesting strategies for black currant and other woody perennial crops.


Non-chemical weed control strategies, soil fertility, solanaceous vegetable production, cover cropping, and market development strategies for food-grade grain.