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Publications

Articles & Education

Welcome To Our Newest Trustee!

Welcome To Our Newest Trustee!

We are so honored to welcome Lourdes “Lulu” Blacksmith of Kane County to our Board of Trustees. Her wide-ranging experience…
Let Nature Unite Us!

Let Nature Unite Us!

Injustice is not a new issue, and as we navigate through these disturbing times in our society, we know we…
Field Notes:  Climate Change

Field Notes: Climate Change

As I turned up the driveway to the farm two Sundays ago, I stared down the face of climate change…
Farming: A Meeting Place of Nature and Economy

Farming: A Meeting Place of Nature and Economy

by Dan Popek, Assistant Farm Manager “The farmer lives and works in the meeting place of nature and the human…
Spring Field Notes

Spring Field Notes

  By Jason Halm, Farm Manager   Farming, in the spring, to me, is a constant tension between patience and…
McDonald Farm Online Plant Sale

McDonald Farm Online Plant Sale

Pre-Orders Only This Year! Native Tree & Shrub Pre-Order Open NOW through May 1st Veggie & Native Plant Pre-Order Open…
Earth Day Virtual Benefit Week Day 5: Retreat

Earth Day Virtual Benefit Week Day 5: Retreat

Our 2020 Earth Day Virtual Benefit Week is running from Wednesday, April 15th to Wednesday, April 22nd! Our online Silent Auction…
Finding That Balance

Finding That Balance

by Dan Popek & the TCF Staff   We seem to be in a strange position we may have never…
Garlic: The Stinking Rose

Garlic: The Stinking Rose

      By Jason Halm, Farm Manager        Garlic, Allium sativum, the stinking rose: is it a…
A Word From Our President/CEO

A Word From Our President/CEO

“Community” is a powerful word.  Community members help each other, have each other’s backs, and help strengthen our lives through cooperation and…
A Farmer’s Transition from Planning to Doing

A Farmer’s Transition from Planning to Doing

By Dan Popek, Asst. Farm Manager   To quote our farm manager, Jason, “there are two things we can get…