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Dinner for 14… on the farm

07/10/2011

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A couple of Saturday nights ago, 12 friends joined me and John for dinner and McEachran Homestead.  We arrived within a few minutes of each other, despite coming from all directions.  The late afternoon air was humid, but breezy and bright.  Finally, a gorgeous day on a farm!   I have said it before and I will say it again: McEachran […]

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Norton’s Produce

06/23/2011

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Last Thursday I stopped by Norton’s Produce at 39W369 Illinois Route 64 in Saint Charles.  I had visited Norton’s as a customer in the past, most recently over Memorial Day weekend.  It was then that I chatted with Benn Norton and invited myself over for an interview and photos.  Benn kindly obliged.  I drove like a maniac from the […]

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McEachran Homestead, a Sesquicentennial Farm

05/15/2011

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You know by now that I like that drive out to Caledonia, Illinois, right?  Caledonia presents sweet little surprises around every bend in the road.  The agricultural diversity in this area blows me away.  Once again the weather tried to keep me home where it was warm and dry.  HA!  I scoffed at gray sky, rain, […]

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