Address: 32400 N. Harris Road, Grayslake IL 60030 / (847) 548-4062
About Us / Prairie Crossing Farm History: The Liberty Prairie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private operating foundation located in Grayslake, Illinois. We are nationally recognized as a leader in developing and supporting enterprises that build and strengthen our local food system while enhancing the natural landscape. We promote the integration of healthy ecosystems and the vibrant human communities they support.
Since 1993, the Liberty Prairie Foundation has provided leadership and financial support for sustainable local food system development, social entrepreneurship, conservation, and environmental education.
Our 100-acre Prairie Crossing Farm facility is nestled inside the Prairie Crossing community in Grayslake, Illinois and is a working organic farm. The Prairie Crossing Farm is owned by the Liberty Prairie Foundation, which operates a variety of on-site programs. The Liberty Prairie Foundation’s work extends beyond the immediate grounds of the Prairie Crossing Farm. The Prairie Crossing farmers and educational programs reach throughout Lake County, into the broader Chicago region, and beyond.
The Farm Business Development Center at the Prairie Crossing Farm helps launch the next generation of farmers to grow organic food for the Chicago region. The independently-owned Prairie Crossing Farm businesses grow diverse crops of certified organic produce and pastured free-range eggs, and serve customers throughout the Chicago region through community supported agriculture programs and farmers markets.
The Liberty Prairie Foundation also operates a variety of educational programs at the Prairie Crossing Farm. We support educational programming at the Prairie Crossing Farm to educate and inspire people to value healthy food, land and community through experiences on our farm.
Learn more at www.libertyprairie.org