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McDonald Farm Plant Sale and Open House

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McDonald Farm

10s404 Knoch Knolls Rd.

Naperville, IL 60565

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On Saturday May 11th from 8am to 1pm, The Conservation Foundation will be hosting our annual Plant Sale and Open House. We will have a variety of plants for sale including organic vegetable seedlings and native plants! There will be childrens activities and other fun gifts and gear available for sale as well. Make sure to register for one (or all) of the tours as well!


9am: “Natural Areas and History of McDonald Farm” Join us on this tour that will showcase the natural features like wetland, prairie, and native plants of McDonald Farm. We will also cover the history of the land and buildings and explain how McDonald Farm became the headquarters for The Conservation Foundation.

10am: “Organic Farming at Green Earth Harvest” Join us on this tour of the agricultural side of McDonald Farm. You will get the chance to learn about different organic and sustainable agricultural practices utilized here for Green Earth Harvest’s CSA program!

11am: "Wildflower Walk" Join a staff member of The Conservation Foundation on a Wildflower Walk at the Naperville Park Dist site across Knoch Knolls Road. The wooded area is loaded with thousands of native spring wildflowers, the showing in May is often spectacular. You will learn the different trees and flowers on this walk through the woods (it may be muddy so please wear appropriate footwear)!

12pm: “Organic Farming at Green Earth Harvest” Join us on this tour of the agricultural side of McDonald Farm. You will get the chance to learn about different organic and sustainable agricultural practices utilized here for Green Earth Harvest’s CSA program!

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10s404 Knoch Knolls Rd.

Naperville, IL 60565

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