Blessings Food Hub will be a diverse space designed for production, education, Farm2Table events and community needs. Our mission will be to educate, inform, support and partner with members of our local community to create a healthy, local and sustainable food culture. We are partnering with area organizations to help support this mission! Illinois Small Business Development Center, Fulton County Health Department, University of Illinois Extension 4H and STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) clubs.  We plan to expand our partnerships by connecting with other area resources.


Illinois Small Business Development Center

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (IL SBDC) and the Illinois International Trade Center provide free, confidential advising and training to help entrepreneurs and businesses start, grow, prepare to export, and sustain their businesses. Through confidential one-on-one advising, they help small business owners with all aspects of business, from start-up plans to exporting plan.

Visit their website here.

Fulton County Health Department

The Fulton County Health Department offers a variety of health services including WIC, Family Planning, and Immunizations. They have offices in Canton, Cuba, and Astoria. 

You can visit their website here.


University of Illinois Extension 4H & S.T.E.M. clubs

University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of Illinois' 102 counties – and far beyond. U of I Extension's programs are aimed at making life better, healthier, safer and more prosperous for individuals and their communities.

While most Extension programs are offered on an informal, non-credit basis, U of I Extension does offer continuing education credits in some fields of study. Extension programs may be offered as hands-on workshops, field days, self-paced tutorials via the World Wide Web, or in other formats that are suitable for the audience and subject-matter.

Find out more at their website!




Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development

Their mission is to create community partnerships, business opportunities, and implement programs and projects that foster growth and development. Located in Canton, SRPED is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization dedicated to serving as a catalyst for economic and community development. Our mission is to create community partnerships, business opportunities, and implement programs and projects that foster growth and development.

Find out more here!


CDerby Designs by Cassie Derby

Looking to add a bit of creativity to your next event, project, party? Look no further than right here! I enjoy creating unique and creative projects, whether it's designing a logo for a small local group or putting together a special Graduation, Birthday, or Anniversary DvD, then look no further. I offer the following for you!

  • Logo Design- looking for a logo for your club, group, or business?

  • Flyer/Programs Design/Layout- need a special event flyer for your next upcoming event?

  • Graduation/Anniversary/Birthday DvDs - add something special to your next celebration! Custom DvD Photo Albums for anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, special events are individually creating to fit your party and style.

  • Canvas & Hand Painted Artwork- New to CDerby Designs I create fun, creative, and beautiful hand painted pieces to add to you home! Canvases are created to order at any size of your choosing. If you are looking for something painted on a different medium, you provide the medium/object and I'll paint it one for you!

  • Website/Social Media Consultation and Building- Wanting to promote your business or organization online? Need help getting started or just looking for a way to get yourself out there in the online community? I can help work with you to create a personalized website and Facebook page and show you all the great advantages to promoting your business/organization online!

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