URBANA, Ill. — Wal-Mart Stores has been making efforts to sell more local produce in its Illinois locations and is reaching out to Illinois farmers with the help of the University of Illinois' MarketMaker, an online tool designed to help retail and restaurant buyers identify local Illinois farmers who grow and raise a variety of foods that meet specific quality standards. Wal-Mart is already working with several farmers, but because of the scale of its business, more local farmers are being ...
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