The Daily Eastern News

Local farmer weighs in on Illinois flooding

Local farmer weighs in on Illinois flooding

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

August 18, 2019

Under a cloudy gray sky on a humid July morning, Alan Metzger, a Charleston farmer, scans his cornfield among the stalks. He points toward the stalks that are lagging behind in growth because of flooding. He said it is impossible for people driving by to see just how much the excessive rain has affected...

Farmers markets open on Square, 18th Street

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 26, 2019

People in the community and surrounding areas who would like to shop local for fresh produce and handmade crafts can stop at the two farmers markets that Charleston offers every week. The Charleston Farmers Market on the Square takes place on Wednesday mornings from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the Charleston Courthouse Square. The Market on the Square will run every Wednesday morn...

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