Get invaluable organic gardening advice from Bill Davison, who has transferred his organic farming expertise from the Blue Schoolhouse Farm to in-town gardening. Bill Davison is a biologist, former organic farmer, and lifelong avid gardener who has been gardening in Illinois for the past 17 years. From 2003-2009 Bill owned and operated the much loved “Blue Schoolhouse Farm” and its farmer’s market stand. He also sold his produce at Common Ground and to the Garlic Press Market Cafe. Bill has moved to town and has transferred his organic farming savvy to backyard (and front yard!) gardening. Helping friends start and maintain gardens has proven to be a very rewarding experience, and now Bill would like to share his expertise and passion with a wider audience. Let him help you turn your yard into a fruit & vegetable heaven.
The largest not-for-profit energy cooperative in Illinois, Corn Belt Energy distributes electricity and supplies natural gas to over 35,000 households and businesses throughout 18 counties in Central Illinois. If you receive electricity from Corn Belt, you're a member-owner!
Dearing Country Farms is a small, family owned and operated farmstead, growing and harvesting an abundance of seasonal produce, trees, fruit, berries, melons, flowers, and herbs. Also specializing in raising cage-free / pastured turkeys, chickens for meat and eggs, goats for meat and milk as well as grass fed, hormone free beef cattle. Located just west of Bloomington, IL, our farm follows USDA Organic Program, Certified Naturally Grown and Humane Livestock standards and practices. We care about the environment and our livestock, so we adhere to sustainable agricultural practices and treat our animals humanely and with respect. Due to Brad's service in the Army, we are also recognized and carry the Homegrown by Heroes label and standards. Our products can be purchased directly from off the farm, local farmers markets, and at several health food stores in the region. We offer a Summer as well as a Winter CSA Program.
Inspiring and assisting residents of McLean County in creating, strengthening, and preserving a healthy environment.
To inspire and assist residents of McLean County in creating, strengthening, and preserving a healthy environment.
The Ecology Action Center is a primary resource for environmental education, information, and outreach for McLean County. We educate for environmental action at our walk-in information center and through our educational programs on a variety of environmental topics.