Our Take & Bake program begins Friday January 24, 2020 and will run each Friday through April 17, 2020.
The program allows us to stay connected with our community over the winter when the garden is quiet and the market is closed. We look forward to bringing you a unique menu of goodies to choose from each week, including fresh local eggs from Eggceptional Abilities as well as honey straight from our hives here at the farm.
The new menu is posted each Friday afternoon. Order Friday-Monday for pick-up the following Friday.
This week we will be offering a modified Take & Bake menu for door step delivery, as our buildings currently remain closed to the public. In effort to take extra precaution around the spread of COVID-19, orders will be delivered to all residences within a 10 mile radius of Elawa Farm for a small fee of $5. If you are outside the 10 mile radius of Elawa, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to see if delivery can be arranged. An additional fee may be charged.
**Please know that our kitchen is fully sanitized and the utmost care and attention will be taken while preparing and delivering your order**
Our CSA program begins Friday June 5 through October 16, 2020.
We grow all our produce and flowers in our restored historic garden following organic practices, just minutes from your home. Come pick up your veggies, wander through the garden & check out the fresh salads, soups, flower bouquets and more in the market
Due to high demand, our 2020 CSA Program is sold out! Please check out our selection of vegetables and flowers at our weekly market, starting on May 15th, to purchase what you need for the week.
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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.
2020 Dates: May 15&16 - Oct 24&25
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.
Elawa Farm's campus is shared with the City of Lake Forest's Wildlife Discovery Center. For hours and more information, visit their website or call 847-810-3663.
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Elawa Farm Foundation | 1401 Middlefork Drive | Lake Forest | IL | 60045
847-234-1966 | elawafarm.org