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Mileur Orchards: A Ripe Occasion
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Photos and Story by: Keturah Tanner   Whether it’s a road-side stand, a table at the Farmers Market, or a brand new building, you can find some of the best fruit right here in Southern Illinois. Find out more about how this family found out the true meaning of “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” Howard Mileur’s mother and father planted Mileur Orchard...

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SIUC Logic Program – Sustainable Farming
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The Local Organic Gardening Initiative of Carbondale, LOGIC, has been a part of Southern Illinois University for 5 years and has offered fresh produce and a growing environment.  LOGIC’s goal is to produce food to be sold at the Carbondale farmers’ markets as well as SIU dining halls. Any food not sold is returned to the LOGIC farm to be composted. LOGIC attends the Carbondale farmers’...

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