The Daily Illini

Economic Development Corporation showcases locally-made products

Economic Development Corporation showcases locally-made products

By Angelica Lavito

November 22, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting at Hawthorn Suites in Champaign on Thursday, where they highlighted products and innovations made in Champaign County and presented their two-year strategic plan that aims to create growth in the area. The theme is chosen depending on events...

Local garden cultivates community values

Local garden cultivates community values

November 6, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

The produce grown in the Randolph Street Community Garden has special powers. The produce may look like regular fruits and vegetables, but these crops have the ability to bring together an entire community, dissolve social barriers, and feed the disadvantaged in a space that is less than a half-acre of la...