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Central Illinois Sustainable Farming Network twilight tour in August CORRECTION

Published June 19, 2012
(PLEASE NOTE: The URL given in the article this morning was incorrect. I apologize for any inconvenience.)

Learn about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) at a tour organized by the Central Illinois Sustainable Farming Network (CISFN).

The tour will be hosted by Zach and Annie Metzger of Samara Farm. They will discuss harvest, storage, handling, pricing, and marketing in a CSA context during this twilight tour.

The tour will be held on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-8 p.m., with registration from 5:30-6 p.m. at Samara Farm, 1150 N., Shelbyville (Shelby County). For more information and to register, visit https://webs.extension.uiuc.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=6646 or contact Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant at cvnghgrn@illinois.edu, 217-782-4617.

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The Central Illinois Sustainable Farming Network's mission is to promote the development of local food systems in central Illinois through farmer support and training. Network members are committed to sustainable farming and are willing to share knowledge and participate in learning opportunities. Programming for CISFN is facilitated by the University of Illinois Extension, with direction provided by an Advisory Group of Central Illinois farmers.