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Events and Activists


Midwest Organic Production and Marketing Conference
January 17-18, 2008
Illini Union,
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign,
Urbana, IL 61801


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.
Organic Food Network
P.O. Box 4086
Wheaton, IL 60189
[email protected]
Working to nourish an organic community in the Chicago and Northern Illinois. They support local, organic and sustainable food systems.
Prairie Table
2906 Crossing Ct.
Champaign, IL 629015
[email protected]
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
[email protected]
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 school" program.
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
[email protected]
Community outreach program that sponsors the Austin Organic Food Co-op and encourages the development of local food systems.
Growing Power
[email protected]
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
[email protected]
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

P.O. Box 197
Goodfield, IL 61742-0197
[email protected]
See this site's full description of The Land Connection.

Sustainable Agriculture Program
Illinois Department of Agriculture
Box 19281
State Fairgrounds
Springfield, IL 62794-9281
Small Farm Task Force
c/o Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant
Box 410
Greenview, IL 62642

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