Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois
We are now taking applications for membership in Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois. Membership gets you a listing in our 2013-2014 directory and access to Buy Fresh Buy Local marketing materials. Applications can be found HERE and payment is due by April 26. Unlike in years past your membership dues will get you in the directory for two years instead of one! If you have any questions call 217-528-1563 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the 2012 Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois Directory
Buy Fresh Buy Local (BFBL), is a local foods’ campaign to encourage the community to support localfarmers. This includes everyone from individual consumers to larger buyers, including restaurants and grocery stores. Through the BFBL campaign’s marketing materials (such as the logo above), consumers can identify locally produced foods and farmers can reach new local markets.
If you are a grower, producer, retailer, restaurant or other Central Illinois institution specializing in or utilizing
Also this year, BFBL Central Illinois will hold its fifth annual “Local Flavors” restaurant series. Over the last three years, Springfield-area restaurants have participated in hosting lunches and dinners featuring seasonal specials with locally produced and grown foods.