Events and Activists
Midwest Organic Production and Marketing Conference
CSA Learning Center at Angelic Organics
1547 Rockton Rd.
Caledonia, IL 61011
Helps community members, prospective farmers and CSA members to renew and deepen relationships to community, the land, and each other.
2906 Crossing Ct.
Champaign, IL 629015
Prairie Table is a local citizen organization that undertakes
projects that advance a more sustainable food system--from farm to
table--in Champaign County and environs.
Seven Generations Ahead
PO Box 3125
Oak Park, IL 60304
Seven Generations Ahead educates Chicago area consumers about the
environmental, health, and local economic benefits of consuming
local, sustainably raised food; facilitates direct market linkages
between local family farms and consumers; works to develop efficient
distribution systems between rural, sustainable farmers and Chicago
area consumers; and implements its Fresh From The Farm "farm to
Green Earth Institute
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd.
Naperville, IL 60565
Uses organic farm as a demonstration and learning center to promote nutritional health and ecological sustainability.
Institute for Community Resource Development
4436 W. Maypole
Chicago, IL 60624
Community outreach program that sponsors the Austin Organic Food Co-op and encourages the development of local food systems.
Helps urban communities become more self-sufficient by developing community food centers and teaching sustainable practices for growing, processing, and distributing food.
Green City Market
Organization that connects local farmers to Chicago's consumers, chefs, and food orgainzations.
920 N. Franklin St., Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60610-3121
Promotes local, organic, and sustainable food systems.
Western Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Society
Two Rivers RC and D
110 E. Fayette
Pittsfield, Il 62363
Organization of producers attempting to improve availability and marketing of locally grown foods.
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
P. O. Box 648
Rochester, IL 62563
Promotes a safe and nutritious food system, family farming, and healthy communities by advocating diverse, humane, and socially just and ecologically sustainable production and marketing practices.
The Land Connection Foundation
Sustainable Agriculture Program
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
Small Farm Task Force
c/o Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant
Greenview, IL 62642