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Bronkberry Farms

18061 S. Bronk Road
Plainfield, IL 60586
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The Bronk Farm has been in the family for 5 generations growing corn and soy beans. In 2012 Jennifer Bronk and husband Kevin Veen established Bronkberry Farms. We wanted our farm to be a “destination” for our neighbors and surrounding communities! We started with a roadside stand with a small greenhouse, a ¼ acre vegetable garden and a pumpkin patch. We have since “grown” into a 70×30’ barn & “state of the art” greenhouse. We are now growing vegetables and fruit including over 600 apple trees on 25+ acres. We plan to be producing apples by the 2019 season for “u pick”. We invite you and your family to come on out to visit our farm, share in the experience, make family memories here and watch us grow! Bronkberry Farms has a plenty of parking and located just 1 mile east of Route 59 (Route 66) and 1 mile south of Caton Farm Road in Planifeld.

All season long, we offer: • OUR GENERAL STORE: Packed with Jelly’s, Salsas, BBQ sauces, butters, salad dressings, stuffed olives, pickles, pickled veggies, fresh eggs, Honey, and much more! • FREE CRAFT FAIRS: Every 3rd Sunday of the month May – October, 9 – 3. If you’d like to be considered as a VENDOR, please fill out the contact us form. • CLASSES: From designing your own planters, to learning about native plants, to keeping composting worms at home, we have classes galore! • STORY TIME AT THE FARM : We read your little ones a few books and then they can go visit the farm animals. • GIFTS: Unique gifts made from local artists, plus gardening items, birdhouses, metal garden art, houseplants and more. Perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts! • GARDEN & LANDSCAPE DESIGN: Let us help you with that stubborn area where nothing seems to grow, or maybe even a whole yard design. Stop by or call the farm for details.

In the sprint we take pride in providing you with quality inventory from the leading growers in the industry…. • HANGING BASKETS: Simply Gorgeous! Various sizes available • ANNUALS: Wide selection of unique, quality annuals. Flats, 4? pots, etc. A whole greenhouse full! • PERENNIALS: A beautiful variety of perennials that will fill your yard with constant blooms throughout the season. We carry native perennials. • DECORATIVE PLANTERS: Choose from our colorful selection of premade planters, or bring in your planters and let us custom design your planters. • POTTED HERBS: From basil to mint, and everything in between. • VEGETABLE PLANTS: An endless array of veggies to plant in your garden. • SUCCULENTS: You’ll find the latest in succulent trends at our farm. From very tiny to cute as ever – we have what you’re looking for. Vintage pieces, ceramic planters and even boots stuffed with succulents! • HOUSE PLANTS: We offer a variety of house plants to add a breath of fresh air to your home, adderall they help clean the air in your home! • GIFTS: Unique gifts made from local artists, plus gardening items, birdhouses, metal garden art and more. Perfect place to find Mother’s Day and Father’s Day gifts!

In the Summer we grow most all of our farm fresh vegetables right here on Bronkberry Farms. We are not certified organic, but we take pride in reducing the use of pesticides, we hand weed & cultivate to eliminate the use of herbicides. We hand pick all of our vegetables which include: • SWEET CORN: Our “ famous” super sweet, extra tender ,bi-colored sweet corn • HOMEGROWN TOMATOES: Beefsteak, San Marzano, Roma, Celebrity, Jet Star, Grape, Cherry, Chocolate Cherry, and more • BELL PEPPERS: green, red, orange, purple • HOT PEPPERS: many varieties • ZUCCHINI • CUCUMBERS • GREEN BEANS and PURPLE BEANS • SQUASH: patty pan, spaghetti, acorn, butternut • OKRA • EGGPLANT • HOMEGROWN ASPARAGUS: Fresh cut daily while in season • LOCAL BERRIES, MELONS and other FRUIT when in seasoN • PLUS, MANY MORE VEGGIES!

Fall is the most wonderful time of year at Bronkberry Farms! OPEN COLUMBUS DAY 9am-3pm FALLFEST WITH CRAFT FAIR: FREE ADMISS

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