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Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism and Organic Conference
January 10-13, 2018
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- Illinois Small Farms Newsletter
News pertaining to small farm operations in Illinois.
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Grants and Loans
Local Resources and Information
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Crowdfunding - the practice funding a project by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people on the internet.
- Grants and Grant Resources
- USDA AMS Farmers Market & Local Food Promotion Program Grant Writing Workshops
Information and resources from the April 2015 Farmers Market & Local Food Promotion Program Grant Writing Workshops.
- USDA SARE Grants
Information about USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant programs and resources.