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Good Food Festival

10 Chicagoland Good Food Shifts to Savor

Amanda Hanley | Posted 05.17.2015 | Chicago
Amanda Hanley

The local food movement sure is cooking in Chicagoland. While we live in one of the most plentiful food generating regions, it's estimated a paltry 6% of our produce is grown in Illinois.

6 Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part I)

Amanda Hanley | Posted 06.22.2014 | Chicago
Amanda Hanley

In 2010, Chicago was ranked the third-largest center for clean economy jobs in the nation.

6 More Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part II)

Amanda Hanley | Posted 06.22.2014 | Chicago
Amanda Hanley

Thanks to an exploding food movement over the past 10 years, more food than ever is now being grown in backyards, rooftops, vacant lots and abandoned factories throughout Chicagoland.

Good Food Festival Showcases Chicago's Thriving Local Food Scene

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just because Chicago seemingly goes into deep hibernation during the winter does not mean its local farms aren't thriving. For evidence of that, a ple...