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Explore growing, preparing, & preserving local food in rural central Illinois and the community impact of buying local
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Swiss Chard
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Run out of Spinach? Try Locally Grown Swiss Chard

Another weekend, another local farmers market. Last weekend, after applying plenty of sunscreen, I ventured over to the Farmer's Market in Staunton, IL. Staunton's Farmer's Market is located on the corner of Union & Mill Street in Staunton and runs from 8:00am-12:00pm on Saturdays, May through October . If you are curious what is available, check out their Facebook page week...

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Hello, Farmers Market Season: Radishes and Asparagus

With Summer fast approaching, comes the opportunity to spend time outside with neighbors exploring the local farmers markets. On my first trip of the season, I went out to the Taylorville Farmers Market in downtown Taylorville seeking seasonal produce. The farmers market is an excellent place to learn how the producers grow their food, support the local farmers and learn how they prepare their...

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