An overnight stop at a Harvest Host farm.
Mike and his wife retired from teaching at the University of Illinois, bought 14 acres and started their business.
We shopped inside the barn as soon as we’d set up. Exciting: the first locally-raised tomatoes of the year. OMG! Incredible. And corn picked that day and more:
Paid via the Honesty Box, the wooden box was full of coins to make change:
I stood in front of Sallie and rotated to the left to take the following pictures of the farm:
Inside the greenhouses:
Down the road was a pumpkin patch
and beyond an asparagus field after the season was over:
The best part: the weather had cooled, we were in a quiet place by ourselves in a beautiful location where we could open the windows and enjoy sleeping without the AC turning on occasionally.