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Meet the makers, creators, artisans of Illinois—the craftspeople, artists, family-owned businesses, small-batch breweries, distilleries, foodies, and farmers that make Illinois thrive.
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For over 30 years, Ian Schneller has been a maestro of hand-crafted musical instruments.Learn More
The Church Street Brewing Company is a production brewery located in Itasca Illinois.Learn More
The smell of spicy, smoky sausage has been filling the air at this Aurora storefront since 1895.Learn More
Since 1979, Lynfred has been offering exquisite ambiance & wines sold in regional gourmet shops & restaurants. Tours offered most weekends. Meeting space available. Visit our luxurious Bed & Breakfast Suites. Wine tastings available daily.Learn More
Enjoy ice cream, candy, chocolate, and sandwiches at a family-owned old-fashioned ice-cream parlor.Learn More
Maple Leaf Coffee Roasters is an artisan coffee roaster offering a wide-variety of single origin and carefully blended coffees for consumers who are looking to explore their coffee palate.Learn More
After spending years doing nonprofit work, Josh started his own community-minded business almost by accident.Learn More
In Tuscola, two sisters inherited their grandfather's candy recipes—and carried on a family tradition.Learn More
Chocolate Inspirations offers the Happy by Chocolate product line. This mother/daughter duo and their team of women have created handmade, artisan, traditional and plant-based chocolate and confections in Roselle, IL since 2018.Learn More
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Find unexpected ways to enjoy Illinois in this biannual magazine that explores every corner of the state. Each issue offers a mix of travel stories, stunning photography and timely trip ideas that make the most of each season.
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