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Q&A with Mike Schachtrup - Schachtrup Farms
Mike Schachtrup wears many hats. On any given day, he might assume the role of biologist, economist, heavy equipment operator, systems engineer or technologist, among others.
Envisioning a Healthy Peoria Food System
With a new urban farm, farmer’s market and educational efforts, the gitm Foundation is helping to bring urban agriculture to Peoria.
Tapping the Hops Market
As it connects the craft brew craze with the local foods movement, Hallowed Hops Co. is proving there’s more to agriculture than corn and soybeans.
2018 Ag Outlook: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
There is plenty to be optimistic about… but other trends are more challenging.
Something New Under The Sun… And In Our Fields
Planning for the future may mean “planting” solar panels to harvest a new crop.

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Advances in the USDA Peoria Ag Lab can help springboard rural America into economic prosperity.
As it turns out, the advice of a century ago is just as true and relevant today.
Blue Ridge Community Farm provides individuals with special needs a unique space to learn, explore and just be themselves.

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Coming soon! Watch for the May-June issue of Art & Society, featuring articles on @galesburgorpheum, @collecture, @heylolaart, @goldaandbob, @burnhamarts, @micsuncut and more! Check peoriamagazines.com for distribution information. #BehindTheScenes: Blue Ridge Community Farm provides individuals with special needs a unique space to learn, explore and just be themselves on a nonprofit working farm just north of Chillicothe. Learn more in the April issue of iBi! Nikki and Jonathan are back! Here is a quick update on the latest issue of iBi. It turns out that the slogans on those Victory Garden posters are as true and relevant today as they were a century ago. So start growing vitamins at your kitchen door and

With strategic investments and a dash of serendipity, the stars are aligning for Peoria Heights. Restaurant additions, new public art, a historic walking tour, a new dog park, and multiple developments under construction are just the beginning.

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200 Years, 200(+) Artifacts
The Peoria Riverfront Museum celebrates the Illinois Bicentennial with its largest exhibit yet.
An Ear for Art & Business
In Peoria’s Warehouse District, Lizz Barnes has built a shop, a studio, and a supportive community for artists.
Cause for Celebration
The Heartland Festival Orchestra looks forward on the cusp of a milestone anniversary.
Art in Motion
A ballet company and its academy are bringing the art of dance to Peoria’s bustling West Main corridor.

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Lizz Barnes’ team at Ear in the Envelope includes four full-time employees—and each is talented in their own right. 
The Penguin Project gained prestigious recognition last November when it received the 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program (NAHYP) Award.
Bruce White's works of abstraction begin as “play,” twisting and bending paper or thin sheets of metal into free-flowing curves, then repeating the process with large pieces of aluminum and steel.

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