Uncategorized / September 26, 2013

Carl Sandburg College brings local food to Galesburg

sustainabilityOn Thursday, Sept. 26, Carl Sandburg will be hosting the annual Local Foods Fall Festival, bringing fresh produce and sustainability to Galesburg.

The festival is the conglomeration of Carl Sandburg College, the Sustainable Business Center, the University of Illinois Extension, the Galesburg Regional Economic Development Association, Knox College and local growers.

There will be information booths, fresh produce for purchase and recipes and cooking tips from local businesses and growers. Also on the schedule is pumpkin carving, a scavenger hunt with prizes and a live performance by the Rootabaga Jammers 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The event will take place from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Crist Student Center in Building B on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College. The address is 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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