Hello supporters and friends, In direct response to the rapidly escalating COVID19 situation we feel it necessary to protect the health and wellbeing of our employees, volunteers, partners and supporters. We are restricting all external visitors while allowing our employees to continue our farm work. In light of this new policy we will be reevaluating the situation mid-April. At...Read More
Welcome Claire Hodge On December 2nd we will add Claire Hodge as a full-time employee to our staff. She will help bring a new perspective to the farm that will help us continue to grow. Claire’s Background Claire grew up on a conventional farm in IL and in her adult years she has been involved in...Read More
Smart Farm is honored to be a recipient of a $20,000 Grant from the Barrington Area Community Foundation! Thank you for your continued support for us and our community! Click here to learn more about BACF.
Over the years, the Smart Farm of Barrington has been a green place for producing and donating organic food, as well as an educational center where people learn about cooking and growing healthy food… read full article
We are proud to announce our partnership with Mindful Waste. This Spring, as we moved into our new location just west of the hospital in Barrington, we worked together with Mindful Waste to build a learning center and greenhouse. This new campus gives us the opportunity to provide education to large groups, such as schools,...Read More
In the Spring of 2018 we expanded to our new farm at 490 W IL Rte 22. On our 10 acre parcel of land we created a learning center to educate children and adults about the importance of our soil, pollinators and the wonders of nature.
September 16, 2017 – Barrington, IL Thanks to all who joined us for an evening of great local food, drinks, and music. A special shout out to our patrons who made the evening possible: Chef Zak Dolezal, Dukes Alehouse in Crystal Lake Meghan McGinty, Farmhouse on North in Barrington, IL Maria Terry & Peter Capadona,...Read More
September 17th, Barrington, IL We celebrated another successful dinner.