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