Tag: Chris Epps

Small Farmers Spend A Day In Proviso Township With Their Adopted State Rep

Thursday, September 13, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, and small farmers from Whiteside County, inside of a greenhouse in the Proviso Giving Garden in Maywood. | VFP 

Whiteside County, Ill. is where the easternmost portion of Iowa kisses the westernmost portion of the Land of Lincoln. Tampico, one of the county’s most recognizable municipalities, is where President Ronald Reagan was born. Morrison, Whiteside’s county seat, is closer to Iowa City than Chicago.

Continue reading “Small Farmers Spend A Day In Proviso Township With Their Adopted State Rep”

Photos of the Week: Chris Epps Tends to His Maywood Garden

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 || Photos by Spooner Baumann/Spooner Photography || @maywoodnews 

Christopher Epps, 36, is the full-time gardener who is slowly, deliberately making the Proviso Partners Giving Garden the start of what he hopes will be a paradigm shift in how Proviso Township residents relate to the food they eat.

Continue reading “Photos of the Week: Chris Epps Tends to His Maywood Garden”