Knox promotes Farmers Market growth

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

With a variety of stands selling products ranging from produce to T-shirts and even steaks, the fourth farmers’ market of the season [on Simmons Street between Kellogg and Seminary in Galesburg] drew in a large crowd on a warm Saturday morning…

The farmers’ market has provided the perfect outlet for several Knox College students to become involved in the Galesburg community and gain valuable understanding of the benefits of supporting the local economy. Many students from Knox’s Sustainable Food Systems class have established a project known as “Growing Galesburg.” The students are focusing on strengthening the connections between the people of Galesburg, and they believe food is one of the best ways to do that… Read more…