Western Illinois University will be able to double the amount of food waste it diverts from the landfill and turns into compost.
Sustainability and affordability can go “hand in hand.” That’s the opinion of an expert with Habitat for Humanity of Iowa.
This week on emphasis Western Illinois University professors Joel Gruver and Bart Gill discuss how agriculture as a whole has done in reaching out to the public.
Doctor Gruver specializes in sustainable agriculture while Doctor Gill expertise lies more in conventional ag practices.
In the Midwest eating local can seem easy during the summer when farmer’s markets are full of produce. In the winter though, eating locally can be a bit more challenging.
Nonetheless several Monmouth College students are trying to do just that.
This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guest is Timothy Collins, Assistant Director, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs. They talk about sustainability and the upcoming series of Sustainability Brownbaggers at Western Illinois University.