All Things Peoria - Tuesday, April 5, 2022
On today’s episode, you’ll get a report from WCBU’s Hannah Alani from a memorial vigil in Pekin for three young boys who died recently. You’ll hear from some of the people who gathered to remember Navin Jones, Ryle Embree, and Damien LeGassick. And you’ll learn about the upcoming Central Illinois Natural Hair and Loc Conference. WCBU student reporter Olivia Streeter talks to the Peoria hair salon owner who started the new conference. Plus, in the second and final part of WCBU’s two-part series on self-sustaining local food systems, WCBU’s Tim Shelley speaks to Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Jerry Costello and IDOA bureau chief of marketing, promotions, and grants Jackie Sambursky about the Local Food Purchasing Agreement. You’ll learn what it is and how it works.