Primrose Farm: Time Travel to Greener Pastures

This 1930s-style farm has animals, vintage equipment and interactive activities that help suburban kids to reconnect with our agricultural landscape. Step inside this amazing park-owned attraction.

Keepin’ It Country at the County Fair

Sure, some parts of our region look a lot like suburbia, but don’t be fooled, agricultural pursuits and the rural lifestyle are still thoroughly ingrained in our culture. Rhonda Mix looks at the enduring significance of the fair.

Farm-Fresh at Geneva Green Market

Our local farms produce a bounty of good food, and not just in summertime. Chris Linden visits a unique year-round farmers’ market that celebrates the joys of local food and small-scale harvests.

Success Story: Ralph Helm Lawn Equipment Center

Discover a family-owned business that, for three generations, has served homeowners and farmers around McHenry County. Learn how this company has grown and adjusted to its customers, while always putting service first.

Northwest Quiz: Breadbasket of the World

Test your knowledge on the contributions our Midwestern states make to feeding the world.