McHenry County Farm Stroll

2021 McHenry County Farm Stroll

Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 10 AM to 4 PM


Farm Stroll is a self-guided tour of McHenry County’s
diversified family farms. There is no beginning or end of the tour:
just choose the farms you wish to visit and go during the stroll’s
timeframe. Please follow all CDC COVID-19 guidelines.

There is no charge for Farm Stroll. However, bring some cash;
individual farmers will be selling products and produce.

Some farms will conduct tours and demonstrations. Follow the
farmers’ instructions, respect the animals, and watch your children.
Do not bring pets. Wash your hands after exposure to livestock.

Visit McHenry County Farm Bureau at mchenrycfb.org or
facebook.com/McHenryCountyFarmBureau or call 815-338-1520.
Visit University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners at
web.extension.illinois.edu/lm, call 815-338-3737, or visit
facebook.com/McHenryCoMasterGardener.


Farm Stroll 2021 Featured Farms

  Alden Hills Organics Farm - N237 Alden Rd, Walworth, WI   NEW 2021

  Alden Hills is a family-owned certified organic farm run by Levi
  and Emily Powers with one mission: to provide the healthiest,
  highest-quality pastured meats by building a farm eco-system
  that enhances both soil and animals. They specialize in grass-fed
  beef, pastured poultry, and eggs. Aldenhillsorganicfarms.com;
  262-275-1070. Toilets available.

 

  Wanda Farm - 17419 Hebron Rd., Harvard   NEW 2021 

  Wanda Farm is a first-generation regenerative farm run by Joe
  and Hannah Wanda. Wanda Farm raises and sells grass-fed
  beef, pastured heritage pigs, pasture-raised chicken and laying
  hens. Their mission is to connect the consumer with their food;
  believing that knowing your farmer goes beyond all the food
  labeling. Wandafarm.net; 815-354-8700.
 

 

  Hephzibah Farms, Inc. - 13202 Hebron Rd., Hebron

  Hephzibah Farms, run by the Millers, sells grass-fed beef and
  lamb, pastured raised pork, chicken, eggs, and turkeys. They
  will be selling alpaca drier balls, socks, home-baked goods, and
  products from local vendors--soap, jam, flavored popcorn,
  cheese, chocolates and honey scrubs. Hephzibahfarms.com;
  847-530-7373. Toilets available.

 

  Patyk’s Farm Market and Greenhouse - 8519 Route 173, Richmond

  This first-generation farm grows fruit and vegetables to sell at
  their home market, three farm markets, and CSA. Myra and John
  also raise chickens for eggs/meat, and cows, goats, turkeys, and
  pigs for meat. Myra makes farm-themed goat milk soap. Angie
  Gianakakis of Annabelle's Bees will share info on raising bees
  and honey. PatykFarms.com; 847-710-8732. Toilets available.

 

  Soulful Prairies - 4706 Alden Rd., Woodstock   NEW 2021

  Linda and her family began this farm with the desire to create a
  safe place for humans to heal with the support of horses, animals
  and nature. It has blossomed into a space for Equine Gestalt
  Therapy, a farm, and a farm stand, bee hives, fairies' walking
  paths and a labyrinth. They will sell homegrown, pesticide-free
  produce, honey and more. Soulfulprairies.com; 847-366-6743.

 

  Terra Vitae Farms - 2719 Greenwood Rd., Woodstock 

  Kevin and Katie Kelley have partnered with Mike and Colleen
  Biver to develop a regenerative farm focused on producing the
  healthiest meat conceivably possible. Their approach focuses on
  biodiversity at every level: microbiome, flora and fauna. Come
  experience their ever-evolving ecosystem and the diverse
  heritage breeds. Terravitaefarms.com; 815-345-4047.

 

  Lazy K Ranch - 18209 Collins Rd., Woodstock   NEW 2021

  The Lazy K Ranch is a small family farm offering horse
  boarding, riding lessons, custom hay baling, and farm-fresh eggs.
  Visit horses, donkeys, chickens, see antique tractors, and learn
  how their solar installation works. An established stop on
  Autumn Drive, they will have vendors on premises for the Stroll.
  Facebook.com/lazykranchwoodstock; 815-715-2070.

 

 Cody’s Farm and Orchard - 19502 River Road, Marengo

  Cody’s is a family-owned business, run by the Purdoms, selling
  fresh homegrown fruit, vegetables and apple cider donuts. They
  have a market at the farm, plus two mobile farm stands. Cody’s
  offers seasonal vegetables, sweet corn, pumpkin and apple
  picking. They also have goats, cows, rabbits, a corn maze, and
  lunch options. Codysfarm.com; 815-568-7976. Toilets available.

 

  Broadview Farm and Gardens - 18720 IL Route 176, Marengo   NEW 2021

  Farmers Tim and Delicia Brown aim to serve their community
  and others with a variety of responsibly grown vegetables, fruits,
  meat, and eggs. They pledge to keep their practices transparent
  and holistic with the goal of sustainability using minimal
  amounts of machinery and outside labor.
  Broadviewfarmandgardens.com; 815-814-0030.

 

  HillBunker Farms - 4915 Dean Street, Woodstock

  Damon and Michele Hill run an organic farm that provides
  organic produce for CSA subscribers, raw honey, Kune-Kune
  pigs and Baby Doll sheep, and a wide variety of handmade all-
  natural soaps, body butter, lip balm, foot cream, beard oil,
  shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, and much more.
  Hillbunker-farms.myshopify.com; 815-337-1622.

 

  The Fleur de Lis Farm - 15707 Marengo Rd., Union   NEW 2021

  Greg and Anne Ostdick's flower farm offers seasonal flowers,
  herbs, and botanicals grown with organic farming practices. Pick
  up a fresh flower bouquet from the Petals in the Pump House, or
  choose potted annuals and perennials. Buy fresh duck eggs,
  handcrafted natural soap, or jam from the soap shop. Tour their
  aviary. Thefleurdelisfarm.com; 815-739-0130.

 

  All Grass Farms - 18N681 IL Route 31, Dundee   NEW 2021

  Cliff McConville and Anna Lipinska produce grass-fed beef,
  licensed raw Guernsey milk, as well as pasture-raised chicken,
  eggs, turkeys, and pork in a regenerative pasture-based farming
  system. All products are organically raised and sold in the onsite
  farm store. They will run hay wagon farm tours during Farm
  Stroll. Allgrassfarms.com; 847-852-7081. Toilets available.

 

Find the PDF of this year's Farm Stroll brochure here.


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