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IL local food system gets a boost


The state of Illinois is investing two million dollars into small farms and co-ops that will increase access to local food.   

Jeff Hake, a small grains farmer in McLean County will receive around $72,000 to expand their grain processing facility, says the Local Food Infrastructure Grant is life changing…

“It changes everything on our farm.”  He says, “We were just whooping and hollering. I mean it. It’s our chance to finally take our farm as a legitimate business.

IL local food system gets a boost