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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.

Green Earth Fair Sunday May 4
Come to the farm on May 4 for the Green Earth Fair! Speakers, exhibits, tours of the farm, music, food, children's activities, and more.12:30 to 5:00 pm.

  • Download the Fair flyer here
  • Read about the Fair here

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 now available for the 20-week Main Season (harvest runs from June 17 to October 31) and the 4-week Late Fall Season (November 4 to 26). The Spring CSA season is already sold out--sorry!

Pick up sites are in Batavia, Lombard, Naperville (at the farm), Western Springs, and Winfield.

Information about the CSA here.

Informative flyer here.

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.

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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