Farm Stroll-Meet and Greet Lambs

Last year we were a part of the first ever Farm Stroll coordinated by the University of Illinois Extension in DeKalb County. Families and individuals could visit a number of small, specialized farms in the county, and many of them enjoyed their visit to Heatherhope Farm where we told the story of sheep farming and showed […]

DeKalb County Farm Stroll, July 19

Heatherhope Farm will be one of a dozen farms welcoming the public as part of the very first DeKalb County Farm Stroll, sponsored by the University of  Illinois Extension. The stroll is Sunday, July 19, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Border Collies will show how stock dogs help farmers at the DeKalb County […]

Second Annual Blessing of the Animals Is October 6

Everyone who attended last year’s Heatherhope Farm Blessing of the Animals said it was an inspiration to them and they would like to do it again.

So, we have planned our second annual Blessing for Saturday, October 6, at 11:00 a.m.

For all of Christian history there has been a special reverence for the animals that God […]

Writing Circle Meets

Writing can be frightening! It’s also pretty scary to live out the love of Jesus Christ.

Writing can be challenging! Thinking about faith–daring to question and even to doubt–is also hard stuff.

But being part of a circle of people who can be trusted to encourage thoughtful and courageous and out-loud Christianity…priceless!

Our ecumenical Writing Circle meets at […]

Writing Circle Takes Shape Sunday, January 23

A meeting to give shape to a new ecumenical writing circle for the Sycamore/DeKalb area of Illinois, will be held at Heatherhope Farm on January 23, 2011, at 7:00 […]