Funk Farm Brings Maple Syrup From Tree to Tabletop

As operators of Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup Farm in Shirley, Illinois, Mike and Debby Funk bring syrup from the tree to your table.

Apple Orchard

Take a Field Trip to Tanners Orchard in Speer

Visit Tanners Orchard in Speer, Ill. for family fun on the farm.

U-Pick Berries in Kingston

Berry Delightful at You Pick Berries

Visit You Pick Berries in Kingston for fresh-from-the-bush blackberries and raspberries.

Illinois Ag Fun website

Ag Fun Website Lives Up to Its Name

The Illinois Ag Fun website can help locate your nearest farmers’ markets, orchards, wineries and pumpkin patches.

Christmas Tree Farms in Illinois

Christmas Trees: Find a Farm in Illinois

‘Tis the season to traipse across Illinois farms with your families in search of the perfect Christmas tree.

4-year-old Dylan Beilfuss looks for a pumpkin at The Pumpkin Patch in Caledonia, Illinois.

Patch Things Up at The Great Pumpkin Patch

Pick out the perfect pumpkin at an Illinois farm.

The Hollywood Casino located in the middle of the Fox river in Aurora Il.

Travel Illinois: Aurora

Aurora may lie in the shadow of big brother Chicago, but Illinois’ second-largest city offers endless opportunities for dining, shopping, socializing, museum hopping, gaming, nightlife, and soaking up local history and agriculture.

Pumpkin patches in Illinois

Picking Pumpkins: Discover Illinois Pumpkin Patches and Festivals

Spend time with friends and family this fall at one of Illinois’ many pumpkin patches and fall festivals.

Peaches at Eckert's Country Store and Farms

Illinois Fruit Calendar: Ripe and Ready for Summer

Illinois is full of fresh fruits that are ripe and ready to be picked. Check out this list of which fruits are in season this summer.

Southern Illinois' Shawnee Hills region is ripe for a wine-lover's weekend.

Adventures in Vino Across Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois’ Shawnee Hills region is ripe for a wine-lover’s weekend.