by Terri Reifsteck, Visit Champaign County As COVID-19 began to spread in the United States, the local restaurants in the greater Champaign County area stepped up their already rigorous cleaning routines. Our inboxes and Facebook feeds were flooded with new procedures ensuring the safety of guests. But overnight, it all shut down. Illinois’ stay-at-home order […]
Champaign County Area Restaurant Week Promotes Local Restaurants & Suppliers
by Terri Reifsteck, Visit Champaign County The 5th Annual Champaign County Area Restaurant Week: Takeout Edition is back to make an impact on the local food industry during this nine-day celebration, from January 29–February 6, though it will look a little different. Beginning in 2017, the Champaign County Area Restaurant Week became a notable […]
Keep up with 2016’s top food trends at the Market!
Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Mon, 03/07/2016 – 1:17pm The National Restaurant Association has just released their 2016 food trends forecast, and local food continues its reign. All of us at the Land Connection are so excited to see a reflection of our mission in the Top 10 trends: Local meats and seafood? Check. Locally-grown produce? […]