SLoFIG was founded in January of 2011 by a group of investors brought together under the auspices of Fresh Taste, a partnership of several foundations and the City of Chicago. Its members shared an investment philosophy that focused on the importance of building community wealth through a healthier local food chain. For general questions, please [...]
This past Thursday and Friday Gourmet Gorilla participated in the National Good Food Network Conference. This is a network of over 200 food hubs throughout the United States that are working on improving local food systems and infrastructure in a collaborative way that helps to build community wealth and prosperity. Gourmet Gorilla, Irv and Shelly’s [...]
New USDA nutrition recommendations were released showing that half the plate should be fresh fruits and vegetables and half should be grains and protein with meat being more of a condiment.
The First Meeting is February 9th at the Iron Street Farm… Click to Enlarge Image.