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October 14, 2014
Forget Speed Dating, What About Weed Dating?
Modern Farmer

August 22, 2014
Illinois' Would-be Farmers Learn from the Ground Up
Jeff talks to The Chicago Tribune about Central Illinois Farm Beginnings.

July 24, 2014
Land Connection Marks 10 Years
Terra speaks about a number of upcoming TLC events on WGLT.

July 21, 2014
Weed Dating Preview on WCIA
Jennifer from WCIA interviews Magdalena in the studio about the upcoming weed dating event.

July 15, 2014
California drought renews debate on regional food systems
WBEZ interviews Terra about her thoughts on how local farming can help stabilize the market.

June 5, 2014
Pioneering agri-tourism
Jeff speaks with Illinois Farmer Today about the Agri-tourism workshop.

May 2014
From Farm Dreams to Reality
Peoria Magizine quotes many graduates in this piece about Central Illinois Farm Beginnings.

May 12, 2014
On the Farm: The Land Connection, transferring land to another family member
Magdalena talks about TLC's farmland transition roundtable on WICD-15.

April 21, 2014
Illinois Farm Goes Small and Goes Home
A glowing review of Terra's presentation at Western Illinois University.

March 20, 2014
IIRA's Environmental Summit Lite April 1 to Feature Sustainable Farming Advocate

January 20, 2014
How Food Hubs Are Helping New Farmers Break Into Local Food
Local NPR affiliate WILL story on The Salt  talks about food hubs in central Illinois, mentions several farms and organizations we work with and quotes Terra Brockman.

October/November 2013
Local Food: Transforming Our Food System
Farm Beginnings and other new farmer training programs are mentioned in this Mother Earth News article about how people are transforming their local food systems.

August 30, 2013
Farming can be tough road to hoe for the young
Central Illinois Farm Beginnings graduate Dylan Cook and his farm are featured in this Pantagraph article about new farmers and the difficulties of finding affordable farmland.