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The $500,000 Food to Market Challenge Picks Its Final Five

Variety is the word for the field of five finalists in the Food to Market Challenge. This competition will award $500,000 to the team deemed to have proposed the best solution to a problem affecting the supply chain for local and sustainable food in the Chicago region.

Yet all five competitors (described below), chosen by a panel of judges from a strong field of 24 entrants, have a common goal: increased supply of — and access to — locally and sustainably produced food in the Chicago metropolitan area, to help create a food system that is healthier, more environmentally sustainable and more economically dynamic. Read more…