University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County has organized a free, family-friendly event called the DeKalb County Farm Stroll.
It is a self-guided tour of several diversified family farms in DeKalb County to be held from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be tours, demonstrations and of course fresh local food sampling and sales. While the stroll is a free event, bring some cash to purchase food or other items at the farms.
Participating in this year’s Farm Stroll are:
• Beeutiful Bounty Farms, 13875 Barber Greene Road, Sycamore
• Waterman Winery, 11582 Waterman Road, Waterman
• Walnut Grove Vocational, 33600 Pearl St., Kirkland
• Whiskey Acres Distilling & Co., 11504 Keslinger Road, DeKalb
• Gehrke Farmstead, 15568 Route 23, DeKalb
• Theis Farms, 6N953 County Line Road, Maple Park
Information about each farm and the times of tours and activities can be found on the DeKalb County Extension website at web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo. Event brochures are available at the DeKalb County Extension office, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore before the event.
For questions, call Extension office at 815-758-8194.