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Sunflowers for a cause near Hecker

August 26, 2021

On Route 156 near Hecker, passers-by admire four acres of sunflowers lining the road. Now, the family farm is harnessing the flowers’ beauty to make a difference across the world.  Dale and Kay Haudrich, owners of the farm, are part of Growing Hope Globally, a non-denominational organization that seeks to create sustainable solutions to end […]

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Faithful Through the Generations

November 25, 2020

On November 11, the Diocese of Belleville joined together for their annual Harvest Blessing. Parishioners from across South Central Illinois gathered to thank God for a bountiful harvest and ask for continued blessing on those engaged in agriculture. This year’s event was hosted by the Kabat Family Farm in Scheller, IL.  The farm house and […]

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Hike to End Hunger

August 29, 2020

Organized by the Earlville, Mazon/Western Springs, Somonauk, and Twin Rivers/Barrington Growing Projects This year with the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions these Growing Projects will not be able to have their normal harvest celebration so instead they are organizing this event. We hope it will be a fun and creative way to continue to raise support to […]

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