Thanks to John Hill of Tigerhill Studio for this winter view of the farm.
Join the CSA for Fresh, Local, Organic Vegetables
Know where your food comes from
a share of the 2013 harvest from our certified organic vegetable farm.
Fresh, healthy and delicious, we grow over 40 vegetable and herb crops
at our farm in south Naperville... More
Summer Camp & Family Programs Registration
Nature Rangers, Families on the Farm
For those who already have their summer planning underway, education program registration is now available on our website... More
Green Earth Fair – May 5
Save the date!
to come to the farm on Sunday, May 5th for the 10th annual Green Earth
Fair, 12:30 to 5 p.m. “Be Green in ’13!” is the theme... More
Farm Report: 2012 Retrospective
by Martin Lemos, Farm Manager
the currently cold weather, some of us may have forgotten the heat of
last summer. But not me! Looking back on 2012 it is almost impossible
for me to see through the heat haze and shimmering image of the long,
hot summer... More
CSA pickup takes place in the barn, also at remote pickup sites.
New Farm Video
Watch the beautiful
new video showing the farm crew at work. Thanks to videographer Nik Vlahovich for " Behind the Seen."
Nature Rangers with their butterfly nets in 2012
Children's Garden 2012 Highlights
by Amy Christiansen, Director of Environmental Education
I am excited to share the accomplishments we had and the discoveries we made this past summer... More
Living CONSCIOUSLY on the Grid:
What Happens to All That Recycling? by Jan Wencel
Many Steps 1. Picking it up…Recycling trucks can service 800 houses each day... More
Energy Notes in the Transition Era:
Affecting MPG by Steve Carrow
I kept records during a year and a half of commutes. It was very interesting to see the variations in my gas mileage... More
Healthy Eating with Mrs. O:
Chicken Soup to Treat a Cold by Adrianne O’Neal
After several non-stop weeks and weekends, I inevitably woke up last week with a cold. Each person listening... More
<> Homegrown Naperville
<> Wholesome Home-Cook'ng Dinner Club
Two more ways to be involved with gardening and fresh wholesome food... More
There have been many deer at the farm this winter.
Check It Out...
Michael Pollan; links for more information
Michael Pollan will be speaking at Elmhurst College in April...Just Label It information and other helpful links... More
Seeking Junior Camp Counselors
Seeking Children's Garden Volunteers
are sending this newsletter to all the folks who have registered at our
website since December 2010 and to those who were in our earlier
database before we set up online registration. We will soon be phasing
out the older database, so if you have not yet registered at the
website, or received this as a forward, and are interested in receiving
our communications, please go to GreenEarthInstitute.org and to register. Thanks!