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Trogg's Hollow Weekly Update

  • 2/3/16 Newsletter Hello all, and welcome to February!It may not seem like Spring (well, because it’s not), but around here we’re starting to think in that general direction. Seeds have been ordered (and many received), compost has been ordered, and plans are being made for the start of seeding. Before you know it, Spring crops will be growing!In the meantime, we’re also starting to show our faces at markets and other events again. This week we have two places to be...There will be no pick up on Crighton Street this Thursday, but instead we’ll be participating in the Shared Harvest FED Talks at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin, from 7-8PM in Meadows Community ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2016, 5:27 PM by Trogg's Hollow
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Trogg's Hollow is a family-owned and run farm doing bio-intensive urban-style farming located in Poplar Grove and Elgin, Illinois.

We offer our produce for sale primarily through our subscription based CSA program, but also at local farmers markets and our on-farm stand.  We also sell to local restaurants and breweries.

We provide people from the Chicago and Rockford area as well as the suburbs in between with naturally grown and raised, quality food, and the opportunity to participate in a welcoming farm environment. 

Our veggies are safe and chemical free.  We grow naturally, the way humans have for thousands of years and the way our parents, grandparents and great grandparents taught us. We do this so that our children, and everyone, can walk into our fields, pick a veggie, and eat it there without worrying what may be on or in it.  

We are excited to offer a wide variety of vegetables and herbs, some of which you won’t see at your local grocery store. Our growing season goes from early Spring to late Autumn, so it is a fun challenge to provide a nice selection of produce.

We are now accepting applications for our 2015 CSA shares

If you are interested in becoming part of our 2015 farm family and receiving a weekly (or bi-weekly) share of wonderfully safe and fresh vegetables, read on. Our program will go from early-June for 18 weeks through October with an extra bonus week if the season has been good. We are hoping to to supply around 75+ shares this year.

Included in membership:
  • Weekly or bi-weekly shares of fresh naturally grown veggies
  • Weekly newsletters with wonderful recipes and happenings on the farm
  • First claims to purchase any extra produce for the week
  • Participation in farm events such as our May Day Celebration, composting and canning demos and a shareholder meeting and dinner.