Pathoumma Meusch doesn’t consider herself revolutionary. “I’m just a farmer,” as she says. But the unassuming woman has championed local food in a region dominated by industrial agriculture and redefined what it means to be a Midwestern farmer.
Floods, hurricanes, and heatwaves: Climate change will intensify extreme weather in Illinois, report finds
According to The Nature Conservancy, intense weather will transform hydrology, health, economics, and ecosystems in Illinois, as reported by Eva Herscowitz for Medill.