Episode 24: Farmer Matt from The Talking Farm

Ilene and Scott ventured over to The Village Inn recently and had a great meeting with Matt from the Talking Farm.

Did you know that Skokie has a three-acre working produce farm? Learn more about what the farm does and how it helps the community in this weeks episode.

They offer 12 Educational Programs where students learn, using hands-on techniques, about sustainability, urban agriculture, and horticulture.

Over 3,350 learning hours yearly offering over 3,000 hours of on-farm, hands-on, intensive learning to members of the community of all ages.

The farm produces 21,000 pounds of sustainably-grown produce for the community yearly between the Howard Street Farm and other off-site gardens and urban farms. By 2022, they aim to produce over 60,000 pounds.

Have a listen. I promise you will learn something!

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Learn more about Tee Talking Farm by visiting their website

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About the Podcast:
The “It’s Skokie” podcast has no affiliations with any governing bodies. We really just do this because we love Skokie and hope that by listening you will learn some of the reasons that we love Skokie. The goal is to educate and entertain and be very unscripted. No edits.

Ilene Collins is a Life Coach. You can learn more about her business here.

Scott Holtz designs/builds websites and hosts them with over two decades of experience. You can learn more here.

Mark Colllins wears mock turtlenecks, is an actor AND Niles Township Trustee. He is also the guy that says “Booyah” on your TV and at the end of most podcasts.