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Norton’s Produce



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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Strawberry Season



It’s time in Illinois.  Last night after work I stopped by Norton’s Produce on Route 64, west of St. Chuck.  (Article and photos coming soon.)  I picked up strawberries, fresh-picked.  (along with honey, popcorn, tomatoes, and new potatoes)  I took a salad for lunch today and it was fabulous, cool, and crisp!  Make it any […]

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The Bounty of Kane County



This is a list of the Farmer’s Markets in Kane County with locations and days they are open.  I got it from a web site called “The Bounty of Kane County” and the link is above right.  Click on the link to see a list of retail farm operations that are open to the public.   […]

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Wiltse’s Greenhouse and Farm



I decided to stay a little closer to home this week, so I headed for Wiltse’s Greenhouse and Farm in Maple Park Illinois.  This is close enough for regular shopping if you live in Kane County like I do.  It’s 14 miles west of Geneva on Route 38.  Wiltse’s sells fresh produce, eggs, garden art, perennials, annuals, herbs, and runs […]

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