Learn about Illinois farm life, farms to visit, agritourism destinations, gardening tips, ag news and fun farm facts.
Fast Fix-Its Keep the Farm Going
Farmers adopted a do-it-yourself mentality long before DIY went mainstream.
Youth Livestock Shows Offer Life Lessons
Livestock competition brings out the best in youth.
No-Fuss Water Gardens
Enjoy a tabletop water feature without major construction.
Give It Up For June Dairy Month
Celebrate June Dairy Month with fun events and activities across the state.
Growing Knowledge With the Expanded Illinois Farm Families Program
Expanded Illinois Farm Families program opens farms to more consumers.
Beyond the Barn Door at Barnacopia Agricultural Museum
Barnacopia agricultural museum and event destination preserves farming legacy.
A Taste of Trilla at Moran’s Orchard
Take a trip to Moran's Orchard in Trilla for farm-fresh produce.
Farm Focus: Snap Beans
Take a look at interesting facts about snap beans grown in Illinois.
Friend of Fair Weather
Sunshine, rain or wind, farmers have a sensitive relationship with weather.
Farm to Fork Restaurants in Chicago and St. Louis
Check out a list of eateries from Chicago to St. Louis that embrace the farm-to-table concept.