Press Kit

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WUIS 91.9, 13-May-2015. “Yes! You Can Grow Food in the City.

eNews Park Forest, 20- April-2015. “New Farmer Coalition Formed to Promote Community Supported Agriculture”

Agrinews, 12-Feb-2015, “Local Food Growers, Sales Continue Upward Trend”

Illinois Times, 12-Feb-2015, “Businesses meet in Springfield on Environmental Issues

State Journal Register, 8-Feb-2015, “Grow Springfield Gardening Program Brings Community Together” 

Quincy Journal, 6-Feb-2015, “CSP Signup Deadline Nearing

WICS Newschannel 20, 5-Feb-2015, “Climate Changes Effecting Illinois Business”

Journal Gazette and Times Courier, 23-Jan-2015, “Community Gardening and Urban Farming Workshop Set”

Farm World, 15-Jan-2015, “Seeking a Speaker? Illinois Ag’s Database of Voices in the Know”

The State Journal Register, 20-Dec-2014,  “A La Carte: GenHKids, Stieren Receive Golden Beet Award

The Sun Times News, 12-Dec-2014, “Illinois Farmers Say Revised Food Safety Rules Still Fall Short

Public News Service, 1-Dec-2014, “IL Farmers Say Revised Food Safety Rules Still Fall Short

My Journal Courier, 7-Nov-2014, “Holiday Market Focuses on Illinois-Made Items

Food Safety News, 6-Nov-2014, “The Boy Who Milked Cows: New Governor Inherits Proposed Raw Milk Regulations

Public News Service, 6-Nov-2014, “A Raw Deal For Raw Milk

The Community Word, 29-Oct-2014, “Learning to Read the Weeds”

Forbes, 27-Oct-2014, “How to Eat for the Climate

Food Tank, 26-Oct-2014, “Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation present the 2014 Good Food Org Guide”

Illinois Agrinews, 24-Oct-2014, “Illinois Mulls Raw Milk Regulations”

Saint Louis Post Dispatch, 18-Octo-2014, “Raw Milk Regulation Draws Attention From Illinois Regulators

WAND 17 News, 6-Oct-2014: “Illinois Residents Encouraged to Support Local Farmers During October

Peoria Journal Star, 6-Oct-2014: “Illinois Considering Raw Milk Regulations”

State Journal Register, 4-Oct-2014: “Hundreds Comment on Proposed Rules for Unpasteurized Milk

Illinois Proposes Rules for Raw Milk, 18-Sept-2014 “Illinois Proposed Rules for Raw Milk”

Farm World, 11-Sept-2014: “Kids and Farmers’ Market Can Be A Delicious Quiz”

CILiving Champaign-Urbana, 04-Sept-2014: “Local Flavors Lunch With Destihl”

WBEZ 91.5 Chicago Public Media, 9-Sept-2014: “Illinois Regulators Put Squeeze on Raw Milk Rules

State Journal Register, 1-Sept-2014: “LLCC Offering New Certification in “Local Food Entrepreneurism

CILiving Champaign-Urbana, 26-Aug-2014: “Caprese Salad with Common Ground Food Co-Op

The Local Beet, 20-Aug-2014: “Illinois Stewardship Alliance is Celebrating Its Annual Harvest Celebration.”

In the Wake of the Plow Blog, 20-Aug-2014: “Illinois Stewardship Alliance is Celebrating Its Annual Harvest Celebration”

State Journal Register, 16-Aug-2014: “A La Carte: Buy Fresh Buy Local Chapter Unveils Website

State Journal Register, 9-Aug- 2014: Help Wanted: Farmers for Farmers Markets

Chillicothe Times-Bulletin, 8-Aug-2014, “Buy Fresh Website Available to Help Find Locally Grown Food

The Chicago, 2- Aug- 2014, “Tribune, Area Farmers Markets Struggle for Limited Supply of Farmers

Buzz Weekly, 1-Aug- 2014, “Lush, Local Lunches

The Times, 22-July-2014, “Farmers Markets Laud New State Guidelines”

CQ Roll Call, Melanie Zanona, 3-July-2014, “Cottage Food Trend Forces Change in Laws”

Springfield Business Journal, July 2014, “Forty under 40”

Northwest Herald, 29-June-14, “Law seeks one standard for farmers’ markets”

The Daily Journal, 24-June-14, “Illinois: Law supports Farmers Market Boom”

The State Journal Register, 24-June-14, “Quinn Signs Farmers Market Bill”

In the Wake of the Plow Blog, 23-June-2014: “Illinois Governor Quinn Approves Legislation Supporting Farmers Markets

The Local Beet, 23-June-14, “Governor Quinn Approves Legislation Supporting Farmers’ Markets”

ABC 7 Chicago News, 21-June-14, “Uniform Standards Created For Illinois Farmers’ Markets”

WICS Newschannel 20, 11-June-14, “New Rules for Farmers’ Markets Across the State”

State Journal Register, 7-June-14, “Standards Sought for Farmers’ Markets”

The News Gazette, 6-June-14, “Alliance sponsors ‘Local Flavors’ lunches,dinners.”

WICS Newschannel 20, 2-June 14, Spotlight: Local Flavors

The Daily Journal, 2-June-14, “Legislature OKs Farmers’ Market Rules

Illinois Environmental Council Spring Report, Apr-2014, “Smarter Farmers Market Rules”

Agrinews, 23-Apr-14, “Family provides ‘meating place’ for producers, public”

Agrinews, 2-Apr-14, “Chefs, farmers unite to promote local produce” 

Public News Service, 26-Mar-14, “Illinois moves “Beyond the Fork” to support local food”

State Journal Register, 8-Mar-14, “Chef, farmer ‘mixers’ seek to expand homegrown foods on local menus”

Springfield Business Journal, 1-Apr-14, “Sustainable Sustenance is here to stay”

The New York Times, 5-Feb-14, “The Seeds of a New Generation”

Public News Service, 31-Dec-13, “An Organic Resolution for a Healthy New Year”