Looking for a convenient way to purchase local produce, meat, eggs, and dairy? Check out these 8 awesome grocery stores that carry local products all year round! When local stores support local farmers, not only do you get the best and freshest products, but you're supporting local families and keeping money in your community. CHAMPAIGN 1. Common Ground Food Co-op Lincoln Square Village 300 S. Broadway Ave. Urbana, IL 61801 (217) 352-3347 www.commonground.coop Open every day
Menus and specials that rotate with the season, farm-fresh ingredients, a commitment to local and sustainable sourcing-- these 14 restaurants have everything you need to satisfy your tastebuds and tug at your heartstrings. Feel good knowing every dollar you spend supports locally-owned restaurants, keeps your food dollars in your community, and builds vibrant, resilient, local food systems. 1. American Harvest Eatery 3241 W. Iles Ave. Springfield,IL,62711 americanharvesteater
If you pledged to source your protein locally and ethically for the September Eat Local Challenge, don't miss our handy guide on How to Buy Meat in Bulk Direct from the Farm. Buying a whole, half, or quarter animal is a great way to save money, support local farms, and source meat sustainably.
Then check out these amazing farmers selling 100% Grass-Fed Beef across Central Illinois. 4 Lees Farm Mitch Cave 7967 Philadelphia rd Virginia, IL 62691 217-883-3048 mitchcave1@yahoo