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Good Food Blog - Press Releases

State Economic Development Director Releases New Tools to Build Distribution Channels for Local Foods

Tells Illinois Specialty Crop Growers Association that agriculture is still considered a high-growth sector for creating jobs and economic growth Click here to download a copy of “Building Successful Food Hubs: A Business Planning Guide for Aggregating and Processing Local Food in Illinois.” SPRINGFIELD – On January 12, 2012...read more

On-Farm Food Safety Project to Improve Produce Farmers’ Ability to Manage Risk

Tool Debuted by Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan The On-Farm Food Safety Project was officially unveiled on December 15, 2011 at U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters by Jim Slama, President of FamilyFarmed.org, high profile food and agriculture organizations, and Kathleen Merrigan, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. This broad partnership...read more