It’s a humid Chicago evening, and I’m here vacationing with my family, drooling over a deep-dish pizza at Pizano’s noisy outdoor patio near Millennium Park, down the street from what’s commonly called the bean. Rain swept through the area earlier, and now that sticky Great Lakes weather is all over us. Indeed, it’s summer at its best. I love living in Canada and being a Canadian. But to me, travel beyond our borders makes life a little richer, especially where food and agriculture are involved, which is almost everywhere. Some cities, such as Chicago, have exceptional agricultural pasts. In the mid 1800s, Chicago helped open the Midwest…
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