Tag Archives: farmers market

Farmers advocate for investments to protect Illinois soils and waters

In a series of recent op-eds circulating across Illinois, members of Illinois Stewardship Alliance’s Soil Health Farmer Caucus Lee Curby (Sangamon County), Becky Doyle, of Hickory Grove Pork Farm (Macoupin County), Frank Rademacher of Rademacher…

New legislation will bring more meat, eggs, and dairy to farmers markets across Illinois

Legislation awaits Governor Pritzker’s Signature New legislation passed by the General Assembly will bring more meat, eggs, dairy, and farm-raised frozen products to farmers markets across Illinois. The Farmers Market Permit Act SB3838, sponsored by…

How to run & attend an Illinois farmer’s market during COVID-19

The Illinois Farmers Market Association COVID-19 Toolkit lays out official guidelines. Farmers Markets hold a special place in a community’s fabric, typically bringing people together around food, fun, and neighbors. During the unprecedented time Illinois…

Important news & resources farmers should know about

COVID-19 has encouraged swift action and partnerships across the state, here is a list of the latest resources farmers should know about. But first … some GOOD NEWS! LOCAL FOOD PRODUCERS INCLUDED IN $9.5 BILLION…

Even when we’re apart, we can act together

You may not feel like a hero stuck at home – but you are! sheltering in place in the coming weeks will be what keeps the virus from spreading faster and overwhelming hospitals. You’re not alone. The…