All posts tagged "Illinois crops"
Spring Into Healthy Eating With Illinois-Grown Veggies
Illinois-grown horseradish and springtime veggies star in this three-course meal.
Farm Focus: Potatoes
The potato is the most important non-cereal crop for feeding the world, ranking behind corn, wheat and rice....
Video: Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois
Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois has raised peaches and apples for more than 30 years.
Wheat Fast Facts
Wheat has long been one of the most important crops in the world, with millions of acres devoted...
3 Ways To Preserve Tomatoes
One of summer's tastiest gifts is a basket of juicy ripe tomatoes fresh from the vine. With a...
Sweet Life of Beekeeping
Here's the buzz on beekeeping in Illinois.
Home-Grown Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to plant a sweet potato.
Chicago’s Many Farmers’ Markets Help You Eat Like a Locavore
Farmers' markets encourage finding high-quality, fresh foods close to home. Chicago has 24 city-run farmers’ markets that operate...
Say Hello to Heirloom Tomatoes
In recent years, heirloom versions have become quite popular among gardeners and tomato lovers alike.
A Hayfield of Dreams
Sunny days and storytelling arrive with season's first Illinois hay bales.