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ReGenerate Illinois Summit - March 14, 2019

ReGenerate Illinois hosted a summit on March 14, 2019 to take a deeper look into Illinois small grains, agroforestry, and markets. Attendees spent the day in conversation and collaboration to better define the future of Illinois sustainable food resources. The Summit focused on defining how small grains and legumes can fit production style, increase crop diversity, and enhance agronomic, environmental, and economic outcomes. Objectives for the Summit included:

  • Join with other growers, suppliers, researchers working on tangible answers to market questions, commercial consumers of small grains, and agro-forestry.

  • Discover practical and attainable solutions and opportunities during compelling presentations, panel discussions, and roundtable working groups.

  • Enjoy opportunities throughout the day to network with peers and partners spanning small grains for food, brewing & distilling, animal husbandry, agro-forestry, and more.

Topics covered:

  • Regenerative Agriculture

  • Market demand for organic, regenerative raised foods

  • Regenerative Food Systems and Health

  • Small Grains-Selling the Whole Farm System

  • The future of agroforestry and silvopasture models

  • Finance and investment in Regenerative Agriculture


SUMMIT RECAP


SUMMIT PANEL


MODERATOR INTRODUCTION


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