Submitted by Stephanie Fenty on Thu, 08/14/2014 – 4:53pm Last weekend, I put in a dedicated effort to explore the cultural landscape of Champaign-Urbana. I attended an annual event called Pecha Kucha night at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts where nine speakers were given seven minutes each to present a speech on a topic […]
Invest in your Farmer – Secure a CSA Share!
Submitted by Cassie Carroll on Thu, 02/23/2017 – 4:55pm All of this unseasonable, 70 degree weather has me thinking of spring and farmers’ market season. While going outside and planting seeds in all my garden beds already might not be the smartest thing to do, I am surely dreaming of the delicious seasonal produce coming […]
The Fifth Season
Submitted by Jeff Hake on Mon, 03/21/2016 – 5:42pm Until I began working for The Land Connection, “conference season” was not a season with which I was familiar. “Winter”, “summer”, or even “monsoon” had crossed my path before, but conference season was novel. So what is conference season? It straddles a bit of fall, all […]
Time to Grow
Submitted by Jeff Hake on Fri, 02/07/2014 – 11:58am This is the afternoon of the fourth day in my new position as Farmer Training Program Manager with The Land Connection. First let me tell you why I love this work and why I’ve insisted on this career path, this mission, for the past several years, […]