All posts by Kim Hill
This Alexander County Farmer Grows and Sells High-Protein ‘Cahokia’ Rice
Farmer Blake Gerard grows a high-protein rice developed by scientists at LSU, naming it Cahokia rice after the...
Southpass Beads and Fibers in Cobden Offers All the Craft Supplies You Need
Cobden-based shop Southpass Beads and Fibers carries beads, yarns, fibers and all the supplies needed to create your...
6 Sweet Illinois Candy Shops
Satisfy your sweet tooth at six candy shops around the state.
Whimsical Novelties Lure Visitors to the Chocolate Factory in Golconda (VIDEO)
The Chocolate Factory in Golconda can make just about any chocolate novelty you can think of for nearly...
Visit an 1840s Farmstead at Garfield Farm and Inn Museum (VIDEO)
Time appears to stand still at Garfield Farm and Inn, an 1840s farmstead that's now home to a...
Find a Recipe From Shawnee Hills Lavender Farm
Find the recipe for Lavender Lemonade from Shawnee Hills Lavender farm.
Why Lavender Fans are Flocking to Shawnee Hills Lavender (VIDEO)
Fresh, pretty lavender is ready for the picking at this Shawnee Hills agritourism hot spot.
Meet an Illinois Farmer Who Turns Organic Matter Into Compost
A Peoria County farmer creates compost and sells it under the brand name BetterEarth Compost.
Joliet’s Culinary Program Provides Grade-A Education
Joliet Junior College's top-ranked culinary program teaches importance of food's connection to farmers.
Down on the Farm at Hank’s Farm Restaurant in Ottawa
Family-owned Hank's Farm Restaurant offers generous portions in a bucolic setting.