The Hamilton County art scene grows taller than the surrounding corn nine miles north of Aurora at Art Farm near Marquette where Ed Dadey hosts talented art interns from around the world. The farm’s Art Harvest event provides a rare opportunity for those outside of the art world to peer into this Hamilton County masterpiece.

Grain Place Foods traces its beginnings to 1953 when farmer Don Vetter began questioning the science behind conventional farming. Annual tours of the farm near Marquette provide an insider look at their organic operations working with barley, brown rice, cane sugar, popcorn, quinoa and other crops. 1904 N. Highway 14. (888) 714-7426.

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