Law supports farmers' market boom

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed into law a farmers market measure that is the result of a six-year campaign to support the booming local foods movement in Illinois.

The measure, first introduced in 2009, was passed unanimously by the Illinois General Assembly last month. It was sponsored by Rep. Mike Tryon, of Crystal Lake, and Sen. David Koehler, of Peoria. Read more by Robert Themer in The Daily-Journal.