September 2019

Updated: Oct 1, 2019



Abbey Farms Monthly Roundup September 2019


Your Family's Favorite Fall Activity is Almost Here!


Abbey Farms has pumpkin fever! Pumpkin Daze starts September 21 - come explore Kane County's largest corn maze, our weekend petting zoo, and many more family friendly attractions. Make sure to try our fresh-made donuts while you saunter around the grounds. On the weekends, adults can also enjoy the craft beer & wine tent.

Don't forget to find the perfect pumpkin for your doorstep! We have pumpkins available in our U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and in our Pumpkin Pasture. Stop by our Farmstead Emporium for fresh-baked goods and fall decor!









Last Cooking Class Until November!


Get a head start on holiday cooking at our Pleasing Pairings Class! Join Chef Dave in perfecting these special harvest time recipes for your family gatherings. On September 12th, he will provide variations of basic potato recipes, other treasured family side dishes, and a Pumpkin Tiramisu that will absolutely get you in the mood for fall.

Snacks and cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by class at 6 p.m. Purchase tickets now!










Our Farmers Market is open daily from 11-7 through September 15! Pick up fresh fruits and vegetables from our late summer and fall harvests. Try a jar of your favorite preserves, or take home our All Purpose Seasoning - it's the perfect addition to your soups and stews!








Apple Pie, Apple Butter, Applesauce...


Looking for a unique gift to enjoy year after year? Sponsor an apple tree from Abbey Farms Apple Orchard and create decades of memories with your loved ones as you return to find the personalized plaque, track on the tree's progress, and pick apples to take home. View our Apple Orchard page for details!








Sunday Stew


Honey Habanero Barbeque Chicken Sliders are a tailgating sensation! Change up your regular chicken recipe with a bit of sweet heat with our Honey Habanero Barbeque Sauce! This easy and delicious crockpot chicken recipe makes for perfect sliders the next time you feed a crowd - or your family!









Farmstead Emporium


Check out our new online store! Abbey Farms has a curated selection of religious gifts, as well as unique toys, books, kitchen items and specialty preserves at the Farmstead Emporium Online!





We incorporated our attractions for Pumpkin Daze into the native landscapes. Take a look at the trees, flowers and grasses. Can you identify which plants grow naturally, without being planted?







Support & Donate

We are still looking for a used John Deere 4920 or larger to use around the farm. If you have one to donate, please call Adam at 630-966-7775.


Monastic Musings

"Go and take the lowest place." (Luke 14:8) Benedictine Reflection: 22nd Sunday of the Year (9/1/19) Let's pray for the humility to see ourselves as God sees us and once again be overwhelmed by the fact that the poor, feeble and lame are not only those we are called to welcome, they are us.

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Address: 2855 Hart Road

Aurora, IL 60502

630) 966-7775

info@abbeyfarms.org

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