| May 7, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Hundreds of Chicagoans and restaurateurs supported local Midwest farmers and shopped for sustainable, organic produce and products at the opening day of Lincoln Park's Green City Market May 5.
Although it was a bit rainy and cool, market visitors enjoyed...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 8:36 PM
The storm sirens went off Saturday night as Janet Kresl sat in the living room of her house in Dwight, watching the news. The sirens often sounded with little consequence, so she didn't think much of it.
Kresl rose to go to the kitchen but didn't have to...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 3:14 PM
For many family farmers, harvest is the busiest time of the year, leaving little time to actually cook what they grow.
Consequently, many of them rely on recipes that are quick, simple and often ready to feed a crowd.
We recently asked busy farmers ...
| Mar 24, 2010
Some consumers are more than willing to pay higher prices for organically grown food. But are organic strawberries worth the extra dollar?
The health benefits of organic food are one of the most intensely debated issues in the food industry. By...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:43 PM
A 43-year-old Kankakee County man has died after a single-car crash earlier this week near Momence, Illinois State Police said today.
Lamont Watson of St. Anne was driving alone northbound on 12000 East Road in a 1997 Buick LeSabre about 11:10 p.m....