Alderaan IPA is BACK! This popular IPA-style beer has returned to our taproom, stop in this weekend for yours!
This unbelievable warm weather! We've just harvested our first batch of organic SPINACH from our greenhouse! Stop in this weekend to purchase a bag! In other farm news, Winter CSA Micro-Greens members: Group A is scheduled to pickup their micro-greens this weekend.
Visit our Taproom & Store!!! Now Open - Fridays 4-7 pm, and Saturdays 12-7 pm - visit our web site for location, directions, and more: www.WishfulAcresFarm.com.
Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery was recently featured in an article in Fooditor, a Chicago-area food publication. You can read the article online here!
Tap Room & Store In our Tap Room this weekend, open to the public Fridays 4-7 pm and Saturdays 12-7 pm, we will be pouring fresh from our taps:
Alderaan I.P.A. - this citrus hops BLAST beer has returned!
Farm Weiss - German-American farmstyle weiss beer
Dark Side Stout - Our medium bodied, mild-tasting stout.
Honey Wheat Ale (Mild, very drinkable, organic wheat ale)
Berry Wheat Ale
Homemade Root Beer (non-alcoholic)
In addition to fresh beer by the glass, we also have growlers & bottled beer available for carry-out on select styles of beer! We're Family Friendly - bring the kids, we have homemade root beer!
This spinach crop pictured above was just harvested! This beautiful spring-like weather has resulted in an early crop of Organic Spinach inside our greenhouse. We'll have bags of this spinach - washed, bagged, and ready to eat - available for purchase in our taproom & store this weekend!
Farm & Brewery Tours Tours of our Farm & Brewery are available on Saturday mornings from late March through late November. Tour includes a guided walking tour of our entire farm and brewery, and lasts about 45 minutes. Tours must be scheduled in advance, which can be done right here on our web site Tours page!
Private Events at our Taproom! Our taproom is available for Private Parties & Events during our "closed" hours. There is no charge for the private taproom use, we staff the bar for your event, we only require that all beverages be purchased from us. Carry-in food is allowed. More information here on the Private Party page of our web site.
"Beer Share" News:
All beers on tap are available for your growler fills! Current "Beer Share" Community Supported Brewery (CSB) Members, fill your growlers Fridays 4-7 pm, Saturdays 12-7 pm! Remember, you may fill as many growlers as you like during your visit - you're not limited to just one. Bring in your empty growlers, and we'll mark off your punch cards.
Our "Beer Share", aka CSB Program (Community Supported Brewery) is an ongoing membership program that offers members a 1-year supply of our beer at discounted prices, plus additional discounts & benefits. Learn more on our web site: http://www.wishfulacresfarm.com/csb-program
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) News
EAT OUR FOOD!!! Our 2017 CSA program is now open for enrollment! To learn more about our CSA program, please visit the CSA page on our web site. To view a video of our CSA, click here. You can receive 30 weeks of local, fresh, USDA Certified Organic vegetables. Sample share from September 2016 shown above.
Our 30-member CSA Program (Community Supported Agriculture) is a membership program in which members become "shareholders" in the farm's seasonal vegetable production & receive a "share" of the farm's USDA Certified Organic produce for our full 30-week-long season! 2017 CSA is now open for enrollment. To learn more: http://www.wishfulacresfarm.com/csa-program
Where to Buy our Beer:
Our beer is available for purchase at the following locations:
Our Taproom! Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery, located between Freeport & Lena - Visiting Info
Benchwarmers bar & restaurant, Freeport, IL - on draft
Rosati's Pizza, Freeport, IL - on draft
Mulligans Bar & Grill, Lena, IL - on draft
The Wagner House, Freeport, IL - on draft
Hogs & Hydrants, Durand, IL - on draft
Royal Liquor Store & Royal Pub Bar, Freeport, IL - in bottles
Choices Natural Market, Rockford, IL - in bottles
Visit the Recipe section of our farm blog, and you'll see hundreds of recipes! This was put together by us to showcase recipes for every single type of vegetable & herb that we grow here at Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery!
Thank you & Best Wishes from Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery! Open Saturdays, 11 am - 6 pm Tap room & store located on our farm at 4679 N. Flansburg Rd, Lena IL You can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-990-2380