August 2022

Monday, 1:00-2:00
8/8
Choosing an Abundant Future for Illinois

Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future for Illinois

Location: Online

Hosted by: American Farmland Trust

Price: Free

Farms Under Threat 2040: Choosing an Abundant Future, a new report from American Farmland Trust, maps three alternative futures out to the year 2040 in Illinois. Join AFT’s National Agricultural Land Network Director and guests to explore highlights of our findings and what they mean for the future of agriculture in Illinois.

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Wednesday, 9:00-2:00
8/24
Organically certified operations rely on cover crops (pictured here) and other practices for fertility and weed control.

Organic Transition Learning Day

Location: Marengo Park District, 825 Indian Oaks Trail, Marengo, IL 60152

Hosted by: The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Price: $5

Join us for a day focused on organic, food grade grains and growing organic crops.

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Friday, 9:00-2:00
8/26
A group of women landowners sit around a circle table with a red gingham table cloth

Learning Circle for Women Farmland Owners

Location: Soulful Prairies - 4706 Alden Rd, Woodstock, IL

Hosted by: The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Price: Free

Do you own or manage farmland? If so, you are invited to participate in a discussion about conservation practices to improve the health and productivity of your land.

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Saturday, 9:00-1:00
8/27
Crops are planted in the "alleys" in between trees.

Alley Cropping Field Day

Location: Memorial 4H Demo Farm

Hosted by: Savanna Institute

Price: Free

Join Savanna Institute staff and partners for a field day focused on grain and timber alley cropping.

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September 2022

Wednesday, 9:00-2:00
9/21
A group of women landowners sit around a circle table with a red gingham table cloth

Learning Circle for Women Farmland Owners

Location: McHenry County College - 8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL

Hosted by: The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Price: Free

Do you own or manage farmland? If so, you are invited to participate in a discussion about conservation practices to improve the health and productivity of your land.

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