Meet David Bane, Owner of Bane Family Meats

Producing healthy, nutritious food -- and doing so in an environmentally friendly way -- has made Bane Family Meats a beacon in the local food industry. David Bane and his wife Susan will host a tour this weekend as part of Follow the Farmstead, hosted by Visit Champaign County and Champaign County Farm Bureau. This free event allows participants to get an up-close look at how … [Read more...]

Common Ground Food Coop Lowers Prices On Staples

By Amy L. Hatch In an effort to make local and organic food available to a wider range of people, the Common Ground Food Co-Operative in Urbana has created a "staples list" and lowered the prices of all list items by 20 to 40 percent. Joy Rust, marketing manager for Common Ground, says the move makes it easier for the entire community to have access to local, organic … [Read more...]