Farmer Brown's Production Company is a host of many farm tours throughout the growing season pertaining to local food systems and sustainable farming methods. We have worked in collaboration with the U of I Extension, the Illinois Stewardship Alliance, and the Neighborhood Coop to provide an hands-on educational experience with sustainable farming and marketing techniques.
§ June 18, 2010: Feeding Universities Sustainably, 9:20 am – 1:30 pm Mulberry Hill Farm, Carbondale, IL, Jackson County & Farmer Brown's Production Company, Pomona, IL, Jackson County
Come and enjoy a hands-on educational experience with a certified organic farmer Josh Brown. topics of discussion will include: organic certification, diversified marketing, and sustainable management techniques. Enjoy a group discussion with southern Illinois grass-fed cattle rancher Josh Buchheit and a feast with local fare prepared by chef Bill Connors from SIUC.