Janie's Farm fields, tractors, and grain bins, as well as The Mill at Janie's Farm, were recently featured in a beautiful video about Hewn Bakery in Evanston and the baker/owner Ellen King, who has been a great friend and mentor to us.
Awards and Media Recognition
Harold Wilken, Janie's Farm, and The Mill at Janie's Farm have been featured in many news articles. Here are some of them.
MAKING THE MOST OUT OF WHEAT IN ORGANIC ROTATIONS, Prairie Farmer, December, 2018
AT JANIE’S FARM, ORGANIC GRAIN IS GROWN AND MADE INTO HIGH-QUALITY STONE-GROUND FLOUR: Fifth-generation farmer Harold Wilken grows both heirloom and hybrid grain varieties, Feast Magazine St. Louis, October, 2018
SEEING GREEN: INTEREST IN ORGANIC FARMING IS GROWING, AgriNews, October, 2017
LIVING GRAINS: FROM LOCAL FIELDS TO LOCAL FLOUR, The Community Word, July, 2017
GOING ROGUE: ALTERNATIVE FOOD PRODUCTION NEEDS FRESH BREAD, The New Food Economy, June, 2017
ILLINOIS FARMERS, RESEARCHERS, CHEFS JOIN FORCES TO BUILD LOCAL SPECIALTY GRAINS MARKET, The Organic Broadcaster, January/February, 2017.
JANIE’S FARM ORGANICS TAKES FAMILY FARMING TO NEXT GENERATION, Medill News Service, March, 2016
RECOGNITION AND DEMAND GROW FOR ORGANIC FARMING, The Community Word, February, 2016
HAROLD WILKEN OF IROQUOIS COUNTY HONORED FOR HIS EFFORTS IN ORGANIC FARMING, Peoria Journal Star, January, 2016
HAROLD WILKEN NAMED SUSTAINABLE AG AWARD WINNER, Prairie Farmer, January, 2016
DANFORTH ORGANIC FARMER WINS SUSTAINABLE AG AWARD, Kankakee Daily Journal, January, 2016.
WILKEN NAMED SUSTAINABLE FARMER OF THE YEAR, Interview on WGLT Radio, January, 2016
BUYING THE FARM, Orion Magazine, July, 2015