Add A Little Prairie to Your Garden

Saturday, February 26th at 10:00 -11:30am Author Cindy Crosby Include native Illinois prairie plants in your garden and watch pollinators arrive! Native prairie plants can make a ho-hum garden intriguing and exciting. Learn what Illinois native plant prairie plants work well in a home garden and how to choose the best plants for your location. Cindy Crosby is the author, …

Spring Native Plant, Shrub & Tree Sale 2022

We are excited to return to an in-person sale again in 2022! Online ordering begins March 1st Orders are due by April 17th. Pick-up dates for on-line orders will be May 6 and 7 at the barns area of Good Shepherd Hospital The in-person sale runs from May 6 – 8 at the barns area of Good Shepherd Hospital This …

Ignite the Night! 2022

This biennial event has been scheduled for the evening of October 8, 2022. Join us at this moonlight festival and enjoy a delicious cookout dinner that includes beer and wine, live music and dancing under the stars.  Click here for more details.

Plant Sale Pick-up!

Pick up your Plant!:  Order pickup on September 11 from 9:00-3:00 at Freier Farm 23585 N. Kelsey Road, Lake Barrington IL—no need to pre-schedule.

50 FEST – Oct 9th, tickets & info

50 FEST – Community Celebration of CFC’s 50th Anniversary – Fun for everyone! BIG TENT EVENT with: Fun, food, beverages, live band, guided tours, nature scavenger hunts, games, crafts, bird conservation presentation, helpful take-home information on how you can help nature, and much more. There will be something for everyone! Oct 9th | 2pm – 6pm Flint Creek Preserve & Smith …