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Delicious, local, organic produce available in Lombard from Green Earth Institute
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Lombard Pickup Point Established for Green Earth Institute CSA

More and more, people are looking for fresh, local, and organic produce. Farmers markets and CSAs (community supported agriculture programs) become more popular every year, … Read more ›

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CPSA Parents Bring Mrs. O's "Let's Move" Lessons Home

Mrs. Obama is the spirit behind Let’s Move!,a nationwide effort to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity. Responding to Mrs. Obama's call, Park Ridge based … Read more ›

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Come explore the Northern Illinois Wine Trail

For Midwesterners, arriving in wine country means hopping a plane or driving for days. Or does it? In the last two decades, wineries have sprung … Read more ›

A variety of berries can be found at the local farmers market. (Heather Leszczewicz/TribLocal)

West suburban farmers market guide 2012

If you’re looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own … Read more ›

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Gluten Free Expo highlights tasty food

With the diagnosis of a wheat allergy for my seven year old niece, I became aware of what it is like to plan a menu … Read more ›

Firehouse chefs from across the Chicagoland area are always the star of the Sertoma Centre’s BIG Event
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Winner of the Chili Cook-off at the Rock Bottom Brewery in Orland Park to Compete in the Firefighters Cook-off at BIG Event 2012

Area Firefighters Help Raise Funds and Awareness for People with Disabilities at 115 Bourbon Street on April 28th. Firefighter Bob Hopper, from the Lombard Fire … Read more ›

Seven Lettuces bagged salad with an April 11 freshness date has been recalled by the company. ( Company photo / April 15, 2012)

Dole ‘Seven Lettuces’ bagged salad recalled by company

Cases of bagged salad distributed by Dole Fresh Vegetables have been recalled because a New York state test of some of the salad found salmonella … Read more ›

Paula Deen's Kitchen at Harrah's Joliet Hotel & Casino.
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The Dish: Paula Deen's Kitchen serves up classic southern comfort food at Harrah's Joliet

On April 5, 2012, Paula Deen brought her southern-style buffet and restaurant to the Chicago area via Harrah's Casino in Joliet. Even with all the … Read more ›

Networking Event At French Quarter New Orleans Kitchen
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Another Great After Hours Networking Event At French Quarter New Orleans Kitchen

Register now at COME JOIN US AT NEW HOT VENUE No Pressure, No Speakers, No Loud Music……just networking, connecting, and enjoying some awesome food … Read more ›

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Moo & Oink is on the shelves at Ultra in Lombard

Moo & Oink products are now available at Ultra in Lombard, 491 E. Roosevelt Rd. The classic Chicago brand known for its selection of meat … Read more ›