Find Locally-Produced Food

By Ginger Zee
|  Thursday, Mar 18, 2010  |  Updated 7:12 PM CDT
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Know where your dinner was grown?  The Family Farmed Expo can show you how to find out.

Ginger Zee, Zach Christman

Know where your dinner was grown? The Family Farmed Expo can show you how to find out.

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There's a growing trend in grocery shopping.  More and more people are thinking local -- from farm to family -- when choosing what products to put on their dinner tables.

The following Chicago-area organizations are dedicated to helping families practice healthy, farm-centric eating.

GourmetGorillainc.com
Chicago food service aims to bring local farms and healthy foods in schools.

AquaRanch.com
AquaRanch Industries uses aquaculture and hydroponics to cultivate plants and aquatic animals in a recirculating environment.  Products are available in the Chicago area.

FamilyFarmed.org
FamilyFarmed.org’s mission is to expand the production, marketing and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic and environmental health of our communities.  Find local food with the convenient guide.

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