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PrairiErth Farm Field Day

September 6, 2016
9 am to noon 
2407 2100 Street, Atlanta, IL
Catered lunch available for reasonable price paid at the event, please register below!

Dave Bishop and PrairiErth Farm are hosting a fantastic field day featuring many diverse speakers discussing "Our Food Future". Come out and connect with others who are working toward a strong and resilient future for our food system.

Our Food Future

Confirmed speakers

  • Tim Butler - State Representative 87 District - legislative support for local food systems
  • Rebecca Huston - Illinois Treasurer’s Office - changes to the AgInvest program to support local food systems
  • Dr. Tony Yannarell - University of Illinois - on farm research, cover crops and soil biology
  • Dr. Nicole Florence - Memorial Hospital - reconnecting the food system and the healthcare system
  • Lauren Denofrio-Corrales & Janet Beach Davis - Heartland Community College - new ag program at the college
  • Richard Ritter - Flanagan State Bank - financial analysis of organic operations
  • John Stevan Bianucci - Iroquois Valley Farms (a private equity firm) farmland access
  • Bill Davison - U of I Extension - The Grand Prairie Grain Guild, infrastructure projects underway
  • Barbara Barcal - All Star Trading - grain usage, imports and exports
  • Rebecca Osland - Illinois Stewardship Alliance - legislative and legal issues, federal programs
  • Joe Bybee - Illinois Dept of Agriculture - The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy

Download the flyer here.

Register/RSVP Below


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