Proposed District 161 strategic plan makes its first appearance

Area diners enjoy locally grown and prepared meals at a Locavore Farms Dine on the Land dinner. (Provided photo)

Rachael Jones, the former public relations and events coordinator for the Village of Homewood, moved her family in 2014 from the comfort of the suburb to Grant Park, Ill. to launch Locavore Farms. The family began the farm with a desire to provide the south suburbs with a “totally different dining experience,” says Jones.

The farm is capable of feeding 50 people throughout a regular week and they hope to expand that number in . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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