Cold Weather Treats
When the temperatures drop, curl up by the fire with family and friends and enjoy these delicious...
Wonderful Winter Recipes
Winter recipes from casseroles to soups invite home cooks to cozy up with a warm meal.
Snow Days Chicago is a Popular Winter Event
Hosted by the City of Chicago and the Mayor’s Office of Special Events, Snow Days Chicago is a...
Determine the decade by plant fads.
Homemade Food Gifts are a Treat to Give and Receive
From kneading the silky dough to watching it rise before your eyes, making yeast breads - like those...
Hillsdale Woodcarver Creates Intricate Art
Rick Frels found his calling in woodcarving.
It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Retirement
No matter how far you are from retirement, it is important to start planning and saving now.
Wool Comes From Many Animal Breeds
Sheep are the most prevalent producers of wool, though it also comes from rabbits, goats and alpacas.
Weaving Farm Upbringing and Love of Fiber Arts at Esther’s Place
Natasha Lehrer, a 22-year-old from Big Rock, Illinois in Kane County is the owner of Esther’s Place Fiber...
Illinois Teachers Use Agriculture to Teach Core Subjects
Half million students in Illinois benefit from Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) annually.