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Agriculture

Walnut Acres Country Store opens doors

Grand opening on Nov. 25 for grocery store

WALNUT — Nov. 25 marked the grand opening celebration of Walnut Acres Country Store.

The new grocery store offers a full range of grocery items and fresh produce, as well as fresh-picked eggs, beef, and pork raised by store owners, Dave and Robin Jameson.

They also carry many specialty items such as organic spices, essential oils, gluten-free and corn-free options, and vitamins and supplements.

The store also features some local foods including a wide range of baked goods from Folsum’s Bakery in Rock Falls, produce from Edgewood Organics and ice cream from Sisler’s, both in Ohio, honey from the Honey Girl in Fulton, and various items from Avanti Foods in Walnut.

Services offered from the store include delivering groceries to those who prefer to call in their orders, and ready-to-eat meals cooked from scratch such as soups, main dishes, salads, side dishes, and desserts for noon or evening meals every weekday.

Walnut Acres Country Store is at 105 Yerk St. in Walnut. The store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 pm. The store can be reached at 815-379-9662.

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