Illinoisans asked to take buy local pledge

Illinois residents are being asked to pledge a portion of their weekly food budgets for the purchase of state-grown and made products.

“We aren’t asking consumers to dedicate new money towards this initiative. We’re simply encouraging them to shift their purchases to buy Illinois-made products,” said Gov. Pat Quinn in a statement released by the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA).

The Buy Illinois Pledge asks households to dedicate $10 of their weekly grocery budget

Register to view the full article

Already a member? .

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish