Resources

Guides

Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois Directory
Farm to Table Guide for Restaurants
Farm to Table Guide for Farmers
Farmers’ Market Food Safety Guide
Vegetable Farmer’s Guide to Organic Certification
Legal Guide to Reducing Food Safety Risks
Legal Guide to On-Farm Events
ISA’s Guide to IL Laws Governing Direct Farm Marketing
La Guia de las Leyes de Illinois para Regular Directamente el Comercio de los Productos de la Granja

Local Food Links

Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois
100 Mile Diet 
Community Supported Agriculture – Find a CSA
Good Food for All
Illinois Farmer’s Markets
Illinois Farm Direct 
Landscape with native plants 
Local Harvest 
Sierra Club
Slow Food USA 
Sustainable Table
Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce 
UIUC Extension Small Farms – Sustainable ag tours 
USDA directory of farmers markets nationwide
Whole Animal Buying Guide
Niche Meat Processing

Producer Links

Beginning Farmer Training with Stateline Farm Beginnings Program
UIUC Extension Small Farms
Michael Fields Institute
Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service
Organic Resource Directory – Upper Midwest
Transition to Organic
Farmer’s Legal Action Group
IL Direct Farm Business – legal information
ATTRA: National Sustainable Agriculture Info Service
Illinois SARE
Angelic Organics Learning Center