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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:01 am

Nov. 23, 9am-1pm

 Illinois Department of Agriculture, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association, Slow Food Springfield and University of Illinois Extension sponsor a day at th...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:04 am
Consumers, farmers and other citizens traveled from across the state to Springfield last week to lobby for local food reforms. As a part of Local Food Awareness Day, the group wanted to spread the wor...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 10:02 pm
Lincoln Land Community College’s Green Center is hosting the 10th Annual Central Illinois Composting Symposium, Feb. 20, noon to 5 p.m. in the Trutter Center. This year’s theme is Composti...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 06:33 pm

Congress’ inaction affects farmers, low-income families

As Congress wrestles over an agriculture bill that will set policy for the next five years, local farmers and ag experts worry the delay could endanger a variety of important programs when the current...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 03:38 am
The Twice Giving Gift Shop on the campus of the Midwest Distribution Center in Chatham opens its doors Saturday, Nov. 19, offering unique, handcrafted items made by artisans from around the world incl...
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 12:03 pm

Award-winner looks for ways to extend the selling season beyond farmers markets

Summertime farmers markets have helped Chad Wallace of Oak Tree Organics prove the worth of small-scale, organic farming. But they’ve also taught him that packing up the produce and putting on t...

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