Submitted by Sarah Simeziane on Fri, 06/22/2018 – 10:51am In the sustainable farming and farmers market community, we’ve all been watching the developments surrounding the 2018 very closely. Last summer, both Mallory and I had the opportunity to speak at a House Ag Committee listening session at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur. Together with […]
The Local Food Purchasing Guide was created to help you understand how to access the very best ingredients from your region, for the betterment of your food business and community. [Click the image below to download the guide] The content of this guide is also offered in an interactive course format as our Local Food […]
Mediterranean Tomato Toast is a versatile recipe that can be adapted to easily create a yummy snack or side of nearly any vegetable flavored with whatever spice combo your family loves most.
Submitted Fri, 11/09/2018 – 10:45am This week’s blog entry is from a guest writer. Mark Cannon tells us about his experience competing for the first time at our Artisan Cup & Fork Chef Competition in September. Mark Cannon, Pitmaster at Black Dog Smoke and Ale House, Urbana I didn’t know what I was getting into when […]
Buy Fresh Buy Local Illinois is now open for farmers, farmers markets, and local food businesses looking to expand their customer base and connect with more Illinois shoppers. As the order to stop normal operations amid the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Illinois farms, as well as food and beverage businesses along the supply chain, are seeking […]
Submitted by Mallory Krieger on Tue, 01/02/2018 – 10:00am Every January 1, people across the world reflect on the closing year and vision a better, more productive, healthy future. It is the time for New Year’s resolutions. New Year’s resolutions, boiled down, are simply goals set at a specific time of year. Goal setting is […]