Pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, as well as local meats, eggs and other Illinois farm-fresh food products.
Seasonal Summer Recipes From the Farmers Market
Find fresh ingredients from your local farmers market for delicious summer recipes.
Spring Into Healthy Eating With Illinois-Grown Veggies
Illinois-grown horseradish and springtime veggies star in this three-course meal.
Prairie State Produce
Visit the Prairie Bounty of Illinois website to find farm-fresh foods in your neighborhood.
Chicago Mom Sees the Power of Food
An Illinois Farm Families Field mom examines how food is raised during farm visits.
Leepy’s Serves Locavores With Home-Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Leepy’s Country Gourmet Foods offers a wide variety of canned products – pickles, relishes, jellies and more – sold...
Chicago Neighborhood Gardens Grow Veggies, Community Spirit
More than 600 community gardens across Chicago have sprouted green space in urban areas to grow fresh produce...
Sweet Corn Recipes: We’re All Ears
Find information about sweet corn varieties, storage tips and tasty recipes.
Find a Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farm Near You
The Illinois Farm Visit website offers an easy-to-use resource for finding pick-your-own farms across the state for fresh...
Southwest Illinois: Horseradish Capital of America
Nationwide, roughly 24 million pounds of horseradish roots are ground and processed each year to produce some 6...
Al’s Cafe and Creamery Makes Malt Shop Memories in Elgin
When Al Berg opened Al’s Café & Creamery in Elgin in 1981, it quickly became a favorite with...