New Website for Local Food Systems and Small Farms Programs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 12, 2013
Ill. - The University of Illinois Extension Local Foods Systems and Small Farms
Team now has a new "one-stop shop" website for clients to find information,
resources, event calendars, and program registrations, said Extension educator
Extension reorganization, we currently have 11 local food systems and small
farms educators. The new site was designed and developed by LFSSF team members
to share information—in one place—for all of our unit programs, such as the
statewide calendar," Extension educator Laurie George explained.
website will also offer centralized registration for statewide events such as
the Putting Small Acres to Work workshop, the Small Farm Webinar series, and
GAPs training, Cavanaugh-Grant said.
website is geared toward farmers, those considering a farming operation, and
those interested in local foods. Visitors can find the new website at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/smallfarm.
Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant, 217-782-4617, firstname.lastname@example.org
writer: Stephanie Henry, 217-244-1183, email@example.com