You are invited to the Fort de Chartres Jardin Potager and sample heirloom produce on our next Heirloom Produce Saturday, September 8, 10 AM-Noon. Some produce and recipes available. Please note: Due to a heavy rain prediction for this Saturday, September 1, we have moved our event to September 8.
Welcome to our Jardin Potager outside the walls of Fort de Chartres! This garden has been planted in the style of a French l’habitant kitchen garden generally tended by the women of the Illinois Country. Join us in exploring the heirloom vegetables and fruits in our garden.
Produce currently in season: Cucumber, Summer Squash, Watermelon, Various Herbs
Jardin Flower & Herb Seed Packets will be available.
Visit the Recettes page of this blog for 18th century recipes featuring our summer produce.