Events (12)

Fresh Thoughts Movie & Book Club | Kankakee County

Kankakee County Extension Office

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Annual Backyard Maple Syrup Production Workshop - 2023

Dixon Springs Agricultural Center, Simpson, IL

A bottle of maple syrup in front of a maple forest
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Stateline Fruit and Vegetable Growers Conference

NIU-Rockford

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Goats and Sheep Workshop

Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Goats and sheep standing in a field.
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Balance Sheet Construction and Analysis: Farming Financial Literacy

Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

A garden of crops.
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Backyard Poultry Workshop

Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Chickens in backyard with graphic of egg over the top of image.
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Composting Workshop

Jackson County Extension Office, 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

A bucket of food scraps being put onto a compost pile.
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Evaluating and Adjusting Cash Leases: Farming Financial Literacy

Franklin County Extension Office, 1212 Route 14 West, Benton, IL 62812

A field with a blue and pink sky.
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Sarah Batka

Local Food Systems and Small Farms Program Coordinator

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Alex Burbach

Alex Burbach

Jo Daviess County Program Coordinator

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Sara Farley

Sarah Farley

Local Food Systems and Small Farms Extension Educator

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Nick Frillman

Nick Frillman

Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator

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Douglas B. Gucker

Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator

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Nikki Keltner

Nikki Keltner

Program Coordinator - Stephenson County

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Grant McCarty

Grant McCarty

Extension Educator Local Food Systems and Small Farms

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Kathryn Pereira

Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator

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