Suburban Farm Hosting Annual Pumpkin Weigh-OffFall officially began Thursday, but one sign of fall is Saturday at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm in Lockport, the annual gigantic pumpkin weigh-off.
Warm, Dry Summer Made For Bumper Crop Of PumpkinsIllinois is the pumpkin-growing capital of the nation, and farmers say it was an ideal season.
Baby Goats Abandoned Across Street From Suburban FarmThe manager of a farm in southwest suburban Lockport said it’s a good thing someone heard the cries of baby goats that were abandoned across the street. Otherwise, "they would have been coyote bait."
Best Alternatives To Trick-Or-Treating In Your NeighborhoodIf you are looking for a different way for your child to enjoy Halloween, Chicago provides plenty of events that you can use as an alternative to trick-or-treating.
Best Corn Mazes in Northern IllinoisCorn mazes don’t need to be Children of the Corn scary unless it’s at night. Then maybe it might be a little spooky... However, the corn mazes that are in Chicago are part of Corn Mazes America. Corn Mazes America offers corn maze designing and cutting services to help farms create for-profit mazes. Who knew designing corn mazes could be so profitable?
Guide: Pumpkin Fest At Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Fest kicks off September 22nd at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. With over 20 unlimited attractions and free admission for kids under 2, there's a lot of affordable family fun happening on this farm.