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January, 2018

The New Year is here, along with new hopes and dreams for an impactful year.  Whether it's planning the gardens and ordering seed or planning menus and activities, the goal's the same: maximizing fun and growth for the campers by creating a place for kids to flourish.
A few upcoming chances to connect: Come join us on February 28th at Soup n' Bread, 5:30-7:30PM.  RSVP for our Meet & Greet at Christy Webber Farm & Garden from 2:00 - 5:00 PM on March 10th or to The Spring Open House from 10:00 - 3:00PM on May 5th. For either, click HERE.  

Camp registration is up and the Early Bird Discount runs through February 15th. Questions? Please email us at: food(at)naturesfarmcamp(dot)com

p.s. Photos from past summers are on Facebook and Instagram. Thanks also to the Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse for sharing space to help us start our seeds last winter. 


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Select Media Coverage

A piece titled "Fresh from the Farm" about Tim Magner and camp in the Loyola Academy magazine (page 4 & 5). A guest article in 2017 on Good Food on Every Table and also in 2016 on Good Food on Every Table, a piece on Farm Camps in Chicago Crain's Magazine and a guest post in the nationally acclaimed Fed Up with Lunch.

The Mike Nowak (radio) Show interviewed us and Rob Gardner of The Local Beet gave us a shout-out in his Good Food Fest Wrap-up. We were featured on WGN TV Mid-day News. Note: for the TV gig we borrowed a couple things from awesome Chicago friends, e.g. microgreens from local food innovator The Urban Canopy and the flat of mint from The Kilbourn Park Organic GreenhouseGood Food on Every Table featured an article on Farm Camp .

p.s. We're thrilled to be supporting members of the Chicagoland coalition of CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). We love the local 'Band of Farmers.'