The final report was compiled and written by Kathie Brown, University of Illinois Extension and Tory Dahlhoff, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council.

The Demographic and Market Data Analysis was researched and written by Zaheeda Dervesh and Zachary Kennedy, University of Illinois Extension.

The resident survey data was prepared by Nancy Ouedraogo, University of Illinois Extension.

Tableau visualizations were prepared by Mark Renick, Greater Peoria Economic Development Council and members of the Caterpillar Community Analytics Team.

The webpages for the report were prepared by Mark Renick and Tory Dahlhoff.

Grocer interviews performed and data analyzed by Kathie Brown with assistance from Tory Dahlhoff.

The resident survey was conducted as a collaboration of numerous community partners and volunteers. Thank you to everyone that assisted in distributing and administering surveys and to the team that designed the survey tool and managed the survey process:


Additional Thanks to:

Senator David Koehler

Kate Pastucha, Peoria County Board District 9

Regional Fresh Food Council - Peoria County working group

Lizabeth Crawford, Bradley University


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