A Chicagoan and a farmer find similarities in different places.
Dairy farmer, Mary Mackinson Faber, invites moms from the city to her farm.
Illinois Farm Families Field Moms are being paired with pen pal farmers this year.
Check in on the 2014 Illinois Farm Families happenings.
Chicago moms get a close-up look at how their food grows through the Illinois Farm Families Field Moms program.
An Illinois Farm Families Field mom examines how food is raised during farm visits.
Illinois pig farmer meets with Illinois Field Moms to allow them an inside look at hog production.
The Illinois Farm Families Field Moms experienced a pig adventure at a Lanark hog farm.
Schutz Farms supports six households through diversified venture.
Spangler children learn life lessons growing up in agriculture.
Check out what is going on this spring with the Illinois Farm Families program.
Illinois Farm Families Field Moms learn about growing soybeans from a city girl-turned-farmer.
The nine Chicago-area moms chosen as “field moms” tried their hand at growing soybeans in 2012 and donated the profits to charity.
Sign up for Illinois Farm Families’ Field Moms program to learn more about Illinois agriculture and where your food comes from.
Gould Family Farms, who participate in the Illinois Farm Families program, make sure to give their pigs extra love and care.
At a family farm near Maple Park, the production pattern comes full circle. The crops feed the cattle, and the cattle feed the crops.
Dairy farmer Linda Drendel answers questions from Chicago-area moms about antibiotics and hormones in milk and how she cares for calves.
Through the field moms program, Chicago-area moms can take tours of farms and ask farmers questions about where their food comes from and food safety issues.
Illinois Farm Families takes suburban moms onto Illinois farms to help them learn about the realities of farming.
“Farmers Feed Us” is a sweepstakes contest that runs through Oct. 2, giving away two grand prizes of free groceries for a year ($5,000).