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Lincoln Log Cabin
402 S. Lincoln Highway Road
Lerna, Il 62440
217.345.1845
e-mail: HPA.LincolnLog@Illinois.gov
 
 
 
Inaugural Farm and Garden Tour 2017

Tour local farms and gardens to learn about locally grown food, garden tips, and opportunities to engage in local gardening.

A farm-to-table lifestyle has always been a part of rural life, and the Lincoln Log Cabin Foundation wants to shine a spotlight on those carrying on that tradition. Register for the tour for $5.00 and receive a brochure with gardening tips, recipes, and information about each of the tour stops. You can register online or email lsff@lincolnlogcabin.org, or call 217-345-1845. Registration online will provide an online payment option, or checks can be mailed to Lincoln Log Cabin Foundation, 402 South Lincoln Highway Road, Lerna, IL 62440. Or you can pick up a brochure at your first stop and pay the $5 when you arrive at Lincoln Log Cabin.

Saturday, June 24, 2017- 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Guided tours start at the top of each hour with the exception of First Fruits Homestead and Five Feline Farm, which will start touring at noon. You can tour the locations in any order. Each location will have brochures so that you can pick up your brochure at your first stop.


Note: At 3:00 pm at the First Fruits Homestead all are invited to a public ceremony announcing the partnership of the Homestead with Faith in Place, an Illinois nonprofit helping people of faith become leaders in Earth care. To mark the occasion, First Fruits Homestead will receive an infrastructure grant. Faith in Place partners with faith communities of diverse religions to build healthier communities, working with them to protect air and water and encourage sustainable land and local food production. 

Participating Farms and Gardens-

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site- 402 South Lincoln Highway Road, Lerna, IL
Five Feline Farm- 3713 North County Road 2200 East, Charleston, IL
First Fruits Homestead- 2436 North County Road 1800 E, Charleston, IL (signs posted on Rt 130)
Master Gardener's Idea Garden- near ER entrance Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon, IL
Master Gardener's Plant-a-Row Garden- east of SBLHC, Mattoon, IL

 

 
 
   
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