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Address: 2855 Hart Road

Aurora, IL 60502

Phone: 630-966-7775

Email:  info@abbeyfarms.org

For Online Store orders: shop@abbeyfarms.org

Nagel Farmstead Emporium

Until Spring: By Appointment Only

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© 2019 by Abbey Farms of Marmion Abbey

  • Adam Voirin

March 2020

Updated: Mar 19



March 2020


We Like to Party!


Whether throwing the ultimate Netflix Party with friends or rounding up the family for a cozy movie marathon, Abbey Farms has the “good mood food” just right for you or your entire crew. We’ve got new promotions in the online store --- our Let’s Have a Party 5-piece party pack and The Snack Attack 3-piece party pack! Or you can go big (or go to your room) with the Abbey Farms Ultimate Party Pack featuring seven of the Abbey Farms favorites! And yes, our number one seller, the Monterey Jack con Queso, is in there!


What else is new? Our marvelous Mystery Box! Let us take you on an adventure with an assortment of goodies from our store. We’ll mix it up with a medley of our offerings sure to keep up the element of surprise. Treat yourself! You deserve it!


Coming soon? CSA Boxes! Our community supported agriculture boxes will feature fresh produce and will be available to order online soon. Stay tuned for details!









They’re Ba-aaack! Cookin’ Classes with Chef Dave! Spring is in the air and Chef Dave is back with another round of cooking classes to spruce up our spring menus! First up is our Cinco de Mayo session featuring signature entrees and apps just right for the holiday. Get ready to spice up your menu when you join us on Thursday, April 16th . Sign up for one, two or all four cooking demonstrations this spring for the full Fresh Flavors experience! Adult beverages, hors d’oeuvres and recipe samples will be served at each event. Reserve your seat today!




Product of the Week!

We’re excited about our new promotion featuring our Product of the Week! You’ll love this deal on all the Abbey Farms favorites! A new item will be featured weekly in our Buy 3 Get 1 for Free promotion. Be sure to check in early and often in order to take advantage of these specials! And don’t forget to use the coupon code Buy3Get1Free at checkout!



More Marmion Abbey Ale for Sale?


The monks are brewing up another recipe just for you! After the great success with our very first Marmion Abbey Ale, we are looking ahead with great expectation for what we will cook up next. Look for an announcement soon! Read on to learn more about the rich, centuries-long tradition of monks brewing beer.








This Is So A-Peeling!


Here’s an opportunity as sweet as pie! Did you know that you could leave a legacy with Abbey Farms when you sponsor an apple tree? Planting begins this spring in our new apple orchard and we have trees, shelters, arbors and entire groves available for naming rights. Make an impact for a generation to come when you choose to sponsor a tree, two trees or more with our orchard right off Hart Road.


There’s even more to enjoy! Additionally, as a sponsor you’ll be entitled to early picking rights before the public is admitted and free admission to the orchard for the first five years for a family of six. We’re planning for harvesting by 2021 with special events planned for the opening that you’ll want to be a part of. So c’mon and make some precious memories for your family for the seasons to come when you choose to grow with us – your neighborhood farm!









Recipe of the Month:

Crispy Crunchy Baked Chicken

The title says it all – Enjoy the taste and texture of fried chicken without all the extra fat. You can also make this recipe gluten free!








To All the Couples Who Said “I Do” - A Farewell to Weddings at the Farm


Many blushing brides and exuberant grooms have danced across the floors of our emporium over the years, celebrating the beginning of their lives together. Wedding parties and honored guests enjoyed sweet and savory treats while taking in the beautiful sunsets over the Fox Valley. Many happy memories were made among the twinkling lights and warm reclaimed wood surrounding the party in our Emporium. On numerous weekend days our staff worked tirelessly, but happily, to create each and every bride and groom’s special vision for their wedding day.


Being a part of so many newly-married couple’s first celebration together with their friends and family has truly been an honor and pleasure. Countless couples have expressed their gratitude to us for our role in making their wedding day truly unique and memorable. Our mission has been to make every wedding reception personalized to each couple. During this process we inevitably developed relationships with the happy couples, and as one bride put it, “I was sad for the end of the day, partly because I had such a great time planning all the details with you — I felt so supported and special!”


We at Abbey Farms loved getting to know our various couples and feel a connection to each and every one of them. As we conclude our days of hosting weddings we are reaching out to our newlyweds to share photos of their wonderful memories from here at Abbey Farms. With your permission we would love to feature you online and in social media — some happy couples will win passes to our annual Pumpkin Daze! Please share your memories at AbbeyFarmsMemories@gmail.com. Again, it is with sincere gratitude that we thank you for spending your special day with us at Abbey Farms and we will miss having these celebrations of love and commitment moving forward.



Living Green at Abbey Farms


Sustainability is becoming a way of life at Abbey Farms. From our farming to our operations we continue to work sustainable practices into our processes. To learn more about our initiatives, visit our website!






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“He told me everything that I have done.” (John 4:39)