Meet Our People!

The Talking Farm could not be what it is today without the help of our amazing interns, farmhands, and volunteers. Get to know some of them, and check out ways you can get involved under the Volunteer … [Read More...]


NU Athletics Helps Dig Trenches

Last Friday, volunteers from Northwestern Athletics came down to the farm to help us add an additional 60 feet of tile to our subsurface drainage and irrigation system. They worked up a sweat digging … [Read More...]

A Shout Out to Matt Ryan

The Chicago Tribune gave Farm Operations Manager Matt Ryan a "shout out." Check out the full article here. … [Read More...]

Annual Seedling Sale Dates — Now Accepting Pre-orders

Dear Talking Farm Friends: We are excited to announce the dates of our annual seedling sales. Once again it will be our pleasure to grow seedlings for your vegetable garden. The sale dates … [Read More...]

Come spend time on the Howard St. Farm this fall.

The Talking Farm Pot Luck BBQ’s at The Howard Street Farm August 26 - 6:30 pm - 9 pm Sept 30 - 6:30 pm - 9 pm October 28 - 6:30 pm - 9 pm We will be keeping The Howard Street Farm open late on … [Read More...]


The Edible Acre at ETHS

The Edible Acre is a vibrant community garden adjacent to Evanston Township High School (ETHS). The 5,000-square-foot plot, often tangled with tomato vines, piled with spinach leaves, or blanketed by … [Read More...]

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Our Annual Spring Thaw

Friends of The Talking Farm, Please accept this invitation for our Spring Thaw event, we will be thrilled to see youSunday, April 17 at Farmhouse Evanston from 5 to 8 pm. We will have a … [Read More...]


Our Facebook Page has Frequent Farm Updates!

Farmer Matt keeps it fresh on Facebook!  … [Read More...]

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The Talking Farm, ETHS Deepen Partnership Roots

  There are exciting improvements in store for Evanston Township High School's Edible Acre program. ETHS and The Talking Farm have announced a long-term commitment for the Edible Acre project, … [Read More...]