Illinois-grown horseradish and springtime veggies star in this three-course meal.
The potato is the most important non-cereal crop for feeding the world, ranking behind corn, wheat and rice. Here are some more interesting trivia and fun facts about potatoes.
WineCrisp, a newly developed variety of dessert apple, has been in the making for more than 20 years by plant breeders from three universities, Rutgers, Purdue and the University of Illinois.
Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois has raised peaches and apples for more than 30 years.
Wheat has long been one of the most important crops in the world, with millions of acres devoted to wheat production.
One of summer’s tastiest gifts is a basket of juicy ripe tomatoes fresh from the vine. With a day’s work and a little know-how, you can enjoy your bounty of summer tomatoes year-round.
Here’s the buzz on beekeeping in Illinois.
Learn how to plant a sweet potato.
Farmers’ markets encourage finding high-quality, fresh foods close to home. Chicago has 24 city-run farmers’ markets that operate on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
In recent years, heirloom versions have become quite popular among gardeners and tomato lovers alike.
Sunny days and storytelling arrive with season’s first Illinois hay bales.
Morrow Plots at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is country’s oldest experimental crop field.
Most farmers use metal grain bins to store their harvested crops. But not Norman Young. This is his patriotic corncrib in Fairbury, Illinois.
Winter-weather recipes made from Illinois produce to warm your soul and stomach.
When the weather gets cold and the traditional fruits of summer are out of season, winter squash can be a delicious and healthy option.
McLean County’s Ropp family finds a niche with its artisan cheese business.