Summer in the Illinois country has been hot but the summer crops are producing and being harvested in the Fort’s kitchen garden. Heirloom cucumbers, squash, beans, and carrots are growing apace of the season. You are invited to the next Heirloom Produce Saturday in the Fort de Chartres kitchen garden to be held Saturday, July 30, 10 AM-1 PM. We happily will share some of the jardin’s produce, offer tips on preparing for the fall garden, and have available free heirloom seed packets for fall plantings. Join us as we celebrate summer in the jardin potager! Let’s meet in Fort’s garden on July 30th at Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, 1350 IL Route 155, 4 miles west of Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277. Call (618) 284-7230 for more information.
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