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Roots and Shoots CSA Share - 4th week of July

So fennel…really not a fan. There is just something about the smell and the flavour that I absolutely dislike (black licorice…). Otherwise, we had another healthy helping of zucchini (which I blanched, chopped and froze) and cucumbers, a lovely bunch of beets, onions, beans, carrots, kale and chard. 21 more words


A Great Day

At least that’s what my take-out breakfast box said.

From Fukuya Deli (Japanese) and Catering, since 1939 (Wow!). Rice ball with shiso furikake, crab cake, hot dog, and Japanese style omelet. 129 more words


When Life Gives You Basil, Make Pesto

My family’s garden is busting with produce and herbs this season, as we have been fortunate in the Ozarks with plenty of rain. Cantaloupes, heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, beets, Swiss Chard, pumpkins and a wide array of herbs are just some of the fresh products found in our backyard garden. 205 more words

Local Eats

8/1: urbana's market on the square - urbana

Fresh local produce Saturday mornings from 7 am – 12 pm at the Urbana’s Market on the square in downtown Urbana!


7/30: sustainable student farm produce - urbana

The Sustainable Student Farm sells it’s seasonal produce on Thursdays from May through November.

Anniversary Plaza (just south of the Illini Union)

7/30/15  11 am – 5 pm


7/29: prairie fruits farms open house - champaign

Each Wednesday Prairie Fruits Farms opens it’s doors to the public for an open house local food event.

Local farmers get together to offer fresh organic veggies, baked goods, sausages and farm fresh eggs, along side Prairie Fruits Farm’s own gelato, cheese, caramels, crackers and more. 6 more words


7/28: land connection farmer's market - champaign

Get your snap peas, raspberries and greens tonight from 4 – 7 at the Land Connection Farmer’s Market in downtown Champaign!