Tag Archives: Geneva French Market

The Flaming Fury of Windy Acres

08/27/2011

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I will tell you right up front that Flaming Fury is a peach.  The best peach I have eaten in 20 years in Illinois, the best peach I have ever tasted north of South Carolina.  Two Sundays ago, I had an appointment at Windy Acres Farm in Geneva, Illinois.  Windy Acres is an emerald gem of a […]

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Seven Hundred Miles on Saturdays

07/26/2011

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Barbara Kingsolver got me out of my local chain grocery, into the Guzzler, and out to the farms.  I thank her mentally for writing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and I thank my Mom and sister for telling me to read the book.  The narrative covers a year in the life of Kingsolver’s family, once they chose to move from the drought of […]

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Geneva French Market

07/10/2011

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This morning we got up and went to Geneva, Illinois to visit the French Market.  It’s awesome.  I could almost make this a pictorial instead of an article, but I have things to say.  The French Market takes place every Sunday morning between April and October and it is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  You […]

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