Tag Archives: Wiltse; Wiltse’s produce

CSA Cassoulet



Our first Community Sustainable Agriculture pick up from Erehwon Farm took place Wednesday.  As I mentioned before, we are sharing with another couple, Laura and Jim.  The quantity the first week was a little light.  Not too surprising, since the month of July began with drought and 90+ heat, followed by torrential rain and flooding.  Anyway, John […]

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Seven Hundred Miles on Saturdays



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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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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