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17 Farms Where You Can Find Local Turkey this Thanksgiving

Now's the time to start planning your Holiday gatherings. Have you made your turkey plan yet? When you prioritize purchasing a local turkey this Thanksgiving, you'll not only get a turkey with unique and delicious flavor, but you'll be keeping your food dollars local, growing your local economy, and helping keep family farmers on the land.
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Buy Fresh and Buy Local this Holiday Season

Holiday shopping will look very different this year, but that does not mean buying from local retailers is off the table. In this post, we explore how important it is to shop locally this season, and how the Illinois Buy Fresh Buy Local directory can help you find local retailers who carry products from your local farmers and food artisans. Photo/Supporting Images:
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40 Local Farms for All Your Grilling Needs this 4th of July

It's that time of year to fire up the grill, and with 4th of July just around the corner, Buy Fresh Buy Local Illinois has your local meat supply taken care of. Whether you're grilling up burgers, brats, or wings, check out the 40 farms below that will make your celebration extra special and extra delicious. There's nothing more American than buying local!
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Why Shop at a Farmers Market?

The COVID-19 pandemic shed a new light on the importance of farmers markets and supporting local farmers. Shoppers, if they didn’t know already, are realizing now more than ever the importance of connecting with their local food system. So even with changes and restrictions happening at our Illinois markets, why should we continue to shop at farmers markets? We explain more in this month’s blog post.
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