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Down on the farm with the chickens

Sarah, Caleb and Anna Ortiz come with their mother, Amy Ortiz, once a week to collect, wash and package organic eggs at the Prairie Crossing Learning Farm in Grayslake. Says Ortiz, “I like especially collecting and candleing. You put the eggs under the light to see if there are cracks.”

The Prairie Crossing residents are among a group of adult and youth volunteers for the learning farm.  They are learning the meaning of growing organically and locally.

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