Pick-your-own fruits and vegetables, as well as local meats, eggs and other Illinois farm-fresh food products.
Al’s Cafe and Creamery Makes Malt Shop Memories in Elgin
When Al Berg opened Al’s Café & Creamery in Elgin in 1981, it quickly became a favorite with...
Patch Things Up at The Great Pumpkin Patch
Pick out the perfect pumpkin at an Illinois farm.
Farm Facts: Pumpkins
More than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced in the the United States each year, and more...
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...
Farmers’ Market Finds: Shopping Tips and Recipes
Discover recipes that use those farmers' market finds, including squash, cucumbers and other summer produce.
Video: Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois
Sager Farms in Kell, Illinois has raised peaches and apples for more than 30 years.
How To Grow Herbs Indoors
To enjoy fresh herbs year-round, consider indoor herb gardening.
3 Ways To Preserve Tomatoes
One of summer's tastiest gifts is a basket of juicy ripe tomatoes fresh from the vine. With a...
Sweet Life of Beekeeping
Here's the buzz on beekeeping in Illinois.
Home-Grown Sweet Potatoes
Learn how to plant a sweet potato.