Bring the entire family out for this fun-filled educational event! Find out how you can support efforts to provide students with greater access to fresh, local foods and hands-on learning. Come to know the programs that are available to increase physical activity during the school day. Talk with educators, students and parents who are working towards a healthier future. There is no charge to attend this occasion! However, if a purchase is made during the event, a portion
What better to way to observe National Farmers Market Week than stepping into a farmers shoes for a day? Gather your friends and head to Choce Roots Farm on Sunday, August 2nd, from 10am to 3pm to help a local farm with daily duties. A free lunch will be provided by Lincoln Land Community College. For important details, directions and to register, visit www.buyfreshbuylocalcentralillinois.org.
A novel way to dine! Driftwood Cocktails and Eatery, Terra Andes, Augie’s Front Burner and Maldaner’s Restaurant will each offer one course of locally grown foodstuff dring this four course progressive dinner. Festivities kick off at 5pm. Cost is $45 per person. All proceeds benefit the Illinois Farmers Market Association. Register for this event and get more details. Join the Facebook event page.
Dear Friends of IFMA- Let’s get creative for a great cause! To help celebrate National Farmers Market Week, the Illinois Farmers Market Association (IFMA) is hosting a Paint Nite event to raise funding for IFMA and you’re invited! Where: Arlington’s Restaurant – Springfield, IL When: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 7 pm-9 pm Why: Because IFMA is helping to support and grow farmers markets in Illinois!! How: Register now at https://www.paintnite.com/pages/events/view/sp
Summer Craft Fest at Engrained Brewing Company in Legacy Pointe Town Center, Springfield, IL Engrained Brewing Company will host their first annual Summer Craft Fest from 12pm-4pm on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The festival was created to feature some of the local area businesses and artists who “craft” their own products. Engrained will release their popular Blackberry Lager at the event and offer food specials featuring local ingredients. Also attending to show and sell the