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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…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Redefining ‘Local Foods’

New law positions local businesses for success SPRINGFIELD, IL — On Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation redefining what shall be considered “local” food in the state of Illinois, making it easier…