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Margaret Larson
County Extension Director
University of Illinois Extension
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
mklarson@illinois.edu

Samantha Burbach
Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329
kowalcz3@illinois.edu

Grant McCarty
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
University of Illinois Extension
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-232-9006
gmccarty@illinois.edu

Winnebago Local Foods Initiative

Winnebago Local Foods Initiative

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OPENFIELDS Local Foods Conference, Farm Tour & Dinner Series

University of Illinois Extension provides numerous educational programs which showcase our local farmers and the foods they grow to the general public. These programs are promoted under our signature OPENFIELDS logo and include the Openfields Local Foods Conference, the Openfields Farm Tour, and the Openfields Local Foods Dinner Series. We invite you to participate in one or all of these fun, educational and often mouth-watering events.

Upcoming Event: 2014 Openfields Farm Tour - Saturday, June 21, 2014 ~  Noon—4 p.m.

Presented by University of Illinois Extension. Pick and choose your destinations on this self-guided tour of local farms, fields and gardens in Northern Illinois. Meet the local producers and learn about locally grown food.

 

  • LIST OF FREQUENTLY ASKED VISITOR QUESTIONS (FAQs) PDF
    Find answers to some common FARM TOUR questions.

  • LIST OF PARTICIPATING FARMS PDF
    Please check back often for an updated list of farms on this year's FARM TOUR. There are currently SEVEN participating farms. Please note: If you have accessed this document when fewer farms were listed, you may need to hit the refresh button to see the most recent version and the entire list of participating farms.

  • MAP OF PARTICIPATING FARMS
    Click here to find directions to the participating farms and plan your route for the FARM TOUR.