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Driven Doer: Roger Hayward

06.21.17 | Announcements
The men holding me up

What do you do? About seven years ago I formed It’s Gary’s Time Inc. a nonprofit whose mission is to assist re-entry residents in their transition back to society. I also serve on advisory boards for Steel City Salvage and the newly formed Lake County Mental Health Court. I am on the Board of Directors of Brother’s Keeper, Inc., a…More

Collaborative to Launch Grain Lab in Chicagoland to Bring Artisan Grains to Local Market

06.15.17 | Press

Effort helps overcome market barriers, bring sustainably and locally grown grains into the local food movement Contact: Katie Musisi, 312-651-4344, CHICAGO, IL — As the breadbasket of the United States, the Upper Midwest region uses the majority of its agricultural landscape to mass-produce grains for feed and food to distribute across the globe. A newly formed collaborative has received funding…More


06.08.17 | Press

USDA Conservation Innovation Grant will provide $700,000 in funding to accelerate investment in agricultural practices that restore soil and water health Press contact: Katie Musisi, 312-651-4344, CHICAGO, IL — In the dynamic agricultural sector, demand for crops that meet specific positive social, environmental, climate, and economic objectives is currently outstripping supply, and investments are needed to grow these value…More