Farm in Focus: Lange’s Farm

Farm in Focus: Lange’s Farm
  • August 1st, 2016
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Lange’s have been farming in Elwood, Illinois since 1993. They run their family owned and operated farm with over 40 years experience under their belt, having previously owned land in Symerton, IL. Today their land amounts to about 30 acres, where they grow a huge range of fruit and veggies, many of which we use here at Southport Grocery & Cafe.

Luckily for us, Lange’s Farm come to the Lincoln Square Farmer’s Market every Tuesday morning throughout the Summer months, so it’s easy for us to get our local produce fix. We just purchased almost 100lbs of green tomatoes from them to make our Pickled Green Tomatoes. We also use their cherry tomatoes in our salads, their dill in our Dilly Beans, and much more!

If you’re interested in buying their produce for home use, Lange’s have their own CSA program which you can read more about here.

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Stall at the Lincoln Square Farmer’s Market

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Green tomatoes which we will slice and preserve. Available in the grocery and on our Midwest Burger in the cafe

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Potatoes, just waiting to be turned into a delicious dinner

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These tomatoes are incredibly sweet and delicious

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We love all the colors going on here! 🙂

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Loading up the Southport van with all sorts of amazing produce!




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