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Illinois Ranks 12 Organizations in New Top Food Guide

Oct 25, 2015 02:09PM

The James Beard Foundation ( and Food Tank (, along with a prestigious advisory group of more than 70 food system experts, have named 12 Illinois organizations in their new 2015 Good Food Org Guide.

The 12 Illinois organizations that were chosen were Central Illinois Sustainable Farming Network, FARM Illinois, The Food Circle, Food Works, Good Earth Food Alliance, I Grow Chicago, Illinois Food Scrap Coalition, Illinois Organic Growers Association, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, The Plant Chicago, Purple Asparagus and Tri-state Local Foods Network.

Only nonprofit, scholarly and municipal initiatives have been selected in order to spotlight efforts that are focused on community building and engagement, advocacy and service.

The vision and objective of this annual publication is to focus attention on the hundreds of organizations working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls and Congress to create a better food system.


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