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The Green Earth Institute

The Green Earth Institute is a nonprofit organization established in 2002 to promote nutritional health and environmental sustainability. Using our organic farm as a demonstration and learning center, we grow healthful vegetables in an earth-friendly way and educate about nature, nutrition, and caring for the earth.

On our 60 acre farm located in south Naperville, Illinois, a suburb 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, we grow over 40 crops of nutritious, delicious organic vegetables, and sell them through our community-supported agriculture (CSA) program. For children we offer gardening and nature appreciation programs, and for adults we offer information and instruction about nutrition and environmentally sustainable practices for home, yard, and garden.

Really good food—there's just no substitute.
Do it for it for your family.
It's never too late to start eating better!

Organic and Locally-Grown...the Green Earth CSA

Sign up for a share of the fresh, nutritious, locally-grown, certified organic vegetables we grow at our farm. Shares are available for the 20-week Main Season (harvest runs from June 16 to October 30) and and the 4-week Late Fall Season (November 3 to 25). The Spring Season is sold out--Sorry!   Details here. CSA Flyer.

Children’s Programs

Sign up your kids to participate in our Nature on the Farm programs! Register now for Nature Rangers summer camps and Nature Buddies pre-schooler sessions.   Details. Download flyer.

Scout Groups & School Groups -- Make Plans to Visit the Farm!

Arrange a visit to our organic farm! Tour the fields and facilities, and do some fun educational activities in the Children's Garden. Parents/teachers: Contact the Education Director, at 630-664-5859 or

Check out our cool farm video!

Watch the beautiful video showing the farm crew at work. Thanks to videographer Nik Vlahovich for " Behind the Seen."

Watch our cool video!


Farm video: "Behind the Seen"




Green Earth Institute, 10S404 Knoch Knolls Road, Naperville, IL 60565-5447 | Phone: 630-664-5681

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