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Chicago: Learn What’s on Your Table

Chicago area moms! Are you interested in learning about what’s in your food that’s on your table? How would you like a chance to tour some farms and talk to some farmers face to face? Illinois Farm Families is looking for a new group of Chicago area moms to join their 2015 group to visit farms. Moms […]

Food on your mind? Win $500 in free groceries!

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Food Families. All opinions are my own. Do you have questions for farmers? Do you wonder where your food is coming from or how it’s grown? Maybe you want to know more about living the life of a farmer. I know I’d like to visit a farm and […]

Homemade Cherry Ice Cream {National Dairy Month}

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families.  June is National Dairy Month and I realize it’s almost over, but who doesn’t want ice cream all summer long?! I want to first tell you a little about a family of Dairy Farmers from Illinois. Dale is a fifth generation farmer, and Linda is a […]

Farmland Movie + Chicago Ticket Giveaway

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families.  Have you ever stepped foot on a real live farm? I know I haven’t, but as an Illinois Farm Families Ambassador, I may get to this summer and share my experiences with you. In the meantime, you can check out the new movie Farmland. MOST AMERICANS […]

How to Read Food Labels

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families. We are midway through February now. How are you doing on your New Year’s Resolutions? Maybe you chose to eat healthier this year. In order to do that, you need to know what’s in your foods. Have you ever picked up a box or can of […]

Why Farmers use GMOs

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Farm Families. I am not taking a stance on this subject one way or the other, just presenting facts on why farmers choose to use GMOs. I’d love to hear your thoughts and opinions without attacking others, please. Being an Illinois Farm Families Ambassador, the farmers really took […]

Intro to Illinois Farm Families

I have so many friends who are making the leap to non-GMO foods and grass fed beef and all sorts of different eating habits. I know that I’d like to know more. I’d like to know what it’s like to be a farmer, how they can keep it up all year long! Heck, I can’t […]