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We are called to be good stewards of our land because we love the humans who depend on its resources.

Our desire is to restore the connection of people, one to another through experiences that positively impact how food is nurtured and shared. Our Story

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Just 43-miles south of Chicago, the Jones family introduced a locavore’s table; a very long table - just over 100 feet.

Each seat at the table serves as the end-point of the farm’s entire agricultural operation, beginning with a seed planted and ending with a feast. Guests Dine on the Land, sitting steps from where each ingredient had its beginning. Reservations.

Locavore Farm has expanded to a 30-acre estate, Sumac Creek Farms, just 2.2 miles down the road from its original homestead.

Sumac Creek is a climate-friendly farm and Locavore’s location for its signature dining events, outdoor markets, private parties, educational experiences as well as overnight and extended farm-stays.

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Our educational experiences aim to promote healthier and resilient lifestyles, particularly in children ages 4 through 18 years.

Kids will learn about climate-friendly farming, nutrition and cooking, self-reliance and character building through hands-on and memorable ways. Programming is offered in single and multi-day experiences from March through November with two, week-long Farm Camp sessions in July. 

Our farm provisions are available in our online shop and at Locavore’s General Store or pop-up farmstand.

We pasture-raise chickens, sheep, goat and pigs to produce nutrient-dense protein as well as a variety of vegetables, herbs and flowers. We offer weekly farm boxes by subscription, as well as a wholesale cut-flower program. We grow plants to encourage backyard homesteading and curate goods from around the world to support mission-minded makers.

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