Midwestern Prairie Life

Last weekend I took a little detour on the way home from seeing my daughter. Rather than turn right toward home, I turned left to venture down a dirt road that leads to Garfield Farm and Tavern. It had just snowed and I knew the historic farm on 281 acres would present me with some good photo ops. I took so many pictures I decided to split the post up. So welcome to part two of my little visit to Garfield Farm on the Illinois prairie. (You can … [Read more...]

Down on the Farm: Garfield Farm

Town and Country Living is a blog about living life where the western 'burbs of Chicago give way to the farm fields of Illinois. I love both the city and the country and want to write about all of it ... urban and rural scenery, decorating with special finds from nearby boutiques, cooking veggies grown in the garden, special places to visit, and more. This past Saturday we took a little trip to Garfield Farm, which is just three miles from my … [Read more...]