Our annual Holiday Market is right around the corner and we are thrilled to offer fresh trees, greens, amaryllis, paperwhites, wreaths & holiday pots along with gifts from local artists - like stained glass, pottery and wood working - Elawa Farm honey, stocking stuffers and more.
Join us on the farm to celebrate the season and find unique, thoughtful & handmade gifts.
December 6th, 7th & 8th
Nationally known silhouette artist, Cassidy Alexander, will be here Friday December 6th and Saturday December 7th. Cassidy cuts freehand and creates a charming, heirloom-quality miniature paper profile in just a few minutes. Cassidy can cut any age person - wiggly kids are not a problem!
Enjoy a walk through the Elawa Gardens, taking a peek at our organically grown veggies & flowers. Take a moment to chat with our Garden Manager. Keep an eye out for honey bees, butterflies, garter snakes, toads & Sandhill Cranes!
Our Garden Market is open Friday & Saturday 8am-1pm from mid-May through October. You will find produce, herbs and flowers harvested directly from the Elawa Garden, as well as fresh food from the Elawa Kitchen.
2019 Dates: May 17&18 - Oct 25&26
Home to a rare tallgrass savanna, Middlefork Savanna's nearly 100 acres features a mix of oak savanna and woodlands, wet and mesic prairies, sedge meadows and marshes. Middlefork provides valuable protection for many state and federally listed species.
A 25-acre parcel here is considered the highest quality tallgrass savanna of its kind in the nation and recognized as a globally threatened ecosystem.
Join the Elawa Farm family! We have opportunities in the kitchen, garden & market to get involved. Visit our Volunteer Page for opportunities.
Elawa Farm is a magnificent place to photograph. We ask that ALL photographers please check in with the foundation office before coming out.
See Elawa Farm from a bird's eye view
Elawa Farm Foundation | 1401 Middlefork Drive | Lake Forest | IL | 60045
847-234-1966 | elawafarm.org