Monday, May 13, 2013
The 50-minute documentary will be screened Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Wagner Farm Heritage Center.
It's nearly time for the Glenview Farmers' Market at Wagner Farm to launch its 2013 season — opening date is set for June 22, rain or shine. A complete vendor line-up can be found at glenviewfarmersmarket.org. This Wednesday, the farmers market is hosting a screening of Food Patriots, a 50-minute documentary about "ordinary people taking control of food and creating healthier lives, a less polluted environment, a new sense of community and new jobs," the film's website describes. The screening will be held on Wednesday 7:00 p.m. at the Wagner Farm Heritage Center, followed by an engaging discussion. Sign up for the Glenview Patch morning newsletter to get the latest community event updates in your email.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
More than 15 restaurants served dishes inspired by the cured-meat at the inaugural Northshore Baconfest held on April 27 in Glenview.
Bacon-topped sundae, bacon-wrapped shrimp skewer and pork belly sliders were just some of the items people enjoyed during Wagner Farm's first inaugural Northshore Baconfest, which raised funds for Friends of Wagner Farm to help support programs, projects and events at the Glenview farm, Glenview Announcement reported. Dana Kruger, owner of Skokie-based Sweety Pies Bakery, who also participated in the Baconfest held on April 27, created bacon-inspired deserts such as banana Elvis cake topped with bacon bits, and bacon and cheddar scones all month long in anticipation of the event, Glenview Announcement reported. Tell us: What’s your favorite dish featuring bacon? Have a recipe? We want it! Past Coverage
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Todd Price, the director of the Glenview farm, is among the 30 members of the 2014 Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program.
Todd Price, the director of Wagner Farm in Glenview, recently took part in the 2014 Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program and says the program helped him gain a better understanding of consumers' role in agriculture and the importance for people to know about food production, Glenview Announcement reported. Don Norton, president and CEO of Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation, which sponsored the program that takes members to Chicago, Washington, D.C., and overseas to study world food systems, says Price was chosen because he’s on the forefront of sharing the important story of agriculture and is where farming intersects with the general public, Glenview Announcement reported. Wagner Farm is one of the few remaining working …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Kids and parents at Glenview's Wagner Farm were all smiles on Saturday, despite all the children walking around with dismembered, straw-filled limbs.
Saturday was the autumn equinox, and what better way to celebrate the fall than by stuffing some old clothes with straw? Perhaps a bit less symbolic than Thanksgiving, but just as filling. Hundreds of people from all over the North Shore and Chicago came to Wagner Farm on Saturday morning to make scarecrows, pet horses and purchase pumpkins. Relive the adorable fun in our latest photo gallery. "Like" Glenview Patch on Facebook to see future community updates in your news feed.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Your friendly neighborhood Patch editors will be meeting folks, serving cider and giving out shwag at festivals happening in Glenview and Deerfield this Saturday.
Autumn Festivals are fundamentally different from all other festivals — they're apple flavored and dressed in flannel. Looking for something to do with the family this weekend? Stop by one of the upcoming fall events and revel in the North Shore's autumnal glory. Weather permitting, editors from Glenview will be serving free apple cider at the Wagner Farm event, and rumor has it the Deerfield editor may or may not be teaching folks at Harvest Fest secret North Shore handshakes.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Wagner Farm welcomes volunteers to help with working special events, farm chores, gardening, office help, historical research, equipment restoration, and more!
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Enjoy this Glenview tradition every Saturday 8 a.m. to noon through October. Shoppers will find a bounty of seasonal produce from more than 30 vendors plus a delightful selection of flowers, homemade preserves, artisan breads, fresh-baked goods and more.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Paul Spanier of Northbrook was honored as a “Super Senior” at the North Shore Senior Center on May 24th for his contributions to Glenview's Historic Wagner Farm.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Jen Roberts created plots at the Pleasant Prairie Elementary School, the Glenview Community Church and Wagner Farm to benefit the Northfield Township Food Pantry.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Patch got the ball rolling with 10 of our favorite reasons to show some Glenview love--see if your favorite made the list and add your own suggestions in the comments!