Illinois Local Food Infrastructure Grant Awards Announced

Illinois Stewardship Alliance announced that 19 local food projects will receive a total of $1.8 million in Local Food Infrastructure Grants to strengthen the local food system and increase access to agricultural products grown and raised in Illinois. The Local Food Infrastructure Grant provided through Illinois Department of Agriculture funding offers farms, food business, institutions, cooperatives, and more help with investment in local food infrastructure and equipment necessary to scale up the processing, aggregation, and distribution of food raised or grown in Illinois. A complete list of the funded projects is available online.