FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Thomas Green (217) 558-1538 (Office) (888) 261-3336 (TTY)
The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Aging will announce Illinois has received $1 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to administer the 2007 WIC and Senior Farmers Market Programs. Both the
WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs encourage low-income families and seniors to improve their diets while helping America's family farmers increase their markets for locally-grown fruits and vegetables.
- Carol L. Adams, Ph.D., Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services
- Charles Johnson, Director, Illinois Department on Aging
- Megan Derrig-Green, Downtown Springfield Inc.
- More than 22 growers and their customers
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 9:00 A.M.
Springfield Farmers Market
4th and Adams