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Tickets for "dinners on the farm" are STILL available. There are only a few events remaining this season! Check out the details and book your reservations NOW. Let us tempt you with the menus on our website.
Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery Farm Store "The Real Stand" Farm open hours will be changing for fall. Starting the week of August 29th, new hours are: Friday-Sunday, 1-4 pm. Visit with the goats, stroll the gardens and peruse the shop filled with locally-grown products. Lots of heirloom tomatoes right now, as well as pastured meats and poultry.
Cider Days are coming soon. Stay tuned for dates and details.
Make your reservations for farm cooking classes, organized by the IL Stewardship Alliance. Our former chef, Alisa DeMarco, will offer 3 classes late summer-early fall. Next class on preserving the summer bounty is Thursday, September 1st-space is still open.
CU FARMERS-The area's first multi-farmer customizable CSA or buying club. Want fresh organic veggies, pastured raised meat and eggs and artisanal goat cheese and gelato delivered to a convenient pick up location every week? Pick ups at the University of IL Research Park on Wednesdays from 4-6 PM-RUNS THROUGH SEPTEMBER. Want to know more and sign up for emails:www.cufarmers.com
The documentary film about the trials and tribulations of Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery is out! Five years in the making, the film follows co-owners, Leslie and Wes, through several seasons of dairying, cheese making, farm food and farm life. You can buy a copy of the DVD or host a screening. Click here for the details.
Looking for a great gift certificate for the food lover in your life? Check out "Credibles." It's a pay-it-forward program that rewards customers who support local food businesses like ours. Our "Credibles" gift cards can be used to purchase any of our products, including cheese, gelato, farm dinner tickets and more. Check it out.