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Greater Peoria Regional Food Summit

Posted by Kathie Brown -

Government officials, farmers and others gathered on Saturday, March 29 at the RiverPlex Recreation and Wellness Center to discuss how locally grown foods can contribute to our local economy. This first ever Regional Food Summit attracted more than 100 participants. It was organized through a partnership involving Peoria County, City of Peoria, Peoria LISC, Peoria County Health Department, Illinois Department of Agriculture, Peoria Farm Bureau, IL SARE, OSF, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, The Land Connection, Edible Economy Project, Loyola Urban Agriculture Center, Chicago Botanical Gardens, and University of Illinois Extension.

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