2009 Task Force Report
2009 Report – Local Food, Farms & Jobs: Growing the Illinois EconomyThe purpose of the Illinois Food, Farms and Jobs Task Force was to gather the views of stakeholders representing the voices of farmers, food processors, transporters, food businesses/retailers, and consumers regarding how we as citizens of Illinois could enhance the opportunities to build the local food environment in Illinois and retain the dollars spent by Illinois food consumers. The task force was to present their findings in a report to the Illinois General Assembly in the fall of 2009. The report posted here contains the findings and recommendations of the task force members as presented to the Illinois General Assembly.
Please take time to review the course of action suggested by the statewide task force to build a stronger food system for Illinois residents. Simply click this link: 2009 Task Force Report