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Pickle People
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Ryan Baker, 28 and Katie Perrish, 27 sell their pickled products at the Murdale Farmers Market (West Side) in Carbondale, IL. Everything they sell is pickled. “My dad started to pickle things like asparagus and raspberries, and brought them to people, and they loved them. So, he started to increase the amount of food being pickled, and long story short that’s how we got...

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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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