Illinois: Produce farmer: Buy locally

Illinois: Produce farmer: Buy locally

There are 1 comment on the Telegraph Herald story from Aug 1, 2010, titled Illinois: Produce farmer: Buy locally. In it, Telegraph Herald reports that:

STRAWN, Ill. -- Kevin Kilgus explains the sustainability of his central Illinois geothermal hydroponic operation this way: A head of lettuce grown in California requires 100 gallons of water and is shipped an average of 1,500 miles.

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DeAnna

Aurora, IL

#1 Oct 30, 2010
Kevin, I commend you for your efforts to help consumers with high quality local produce! Hats off - where can we purchase your goods?

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