VanDerGriend’s: Tomatoes, sweet corn, and more

VanDerGriend family’s “Red Barn” farm stand has supplied local produce for more than six decades by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (June 27, 2018) – The next time you stop by VanDerGriends’s Farm Stand for some sweet corn or veggies, keep this in mind: it’s there because of an entrepreneurial six-year-old. About 61 years ago, the … Read more

Lansing Walmart one of only three locations to offer online grocery delivery

Deliveries available as early as Thursday, May 24 by Katie Arvia LANSING, Ill. (May 20, 2018) – Ordering groceries is as easy as clicking a few buttons, thanks to Walmart’s new online grocery delivery. The new service is currently accepting grocery orders with deliveries available as early as Thursday. Delivery is available to all homes … Read more

IDOA now accepting specialty crop grant proposals

Applications for funds are due April 18 information provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 15, 2018) – In an effort to expand the availability of fresh, locally-grown produce and strengthen the competitiveness of the state’s specialty crop industry, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) plans to distribute more than $690,000 over … Read more

Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau offers 2018 Visitors Guide

Guide contains helpful maps and area amenity listings information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (March 9, 2018) – The 2018 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide is a resource for vacationers, day trippers, history and art enthusiasts, railfans, and families. The Guide contains travel inspiration and ideas, including outdoor adventure, fairs and … Read more

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