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26 | April 12, 2018 | The frankfort station frankfort frankfortstation.com NEW NEW NEW NEW PRICE CHANGE PRICE CHANGE Mokena • Offered at $599,900 • Beautifully Updated Ranch 20344 Old Castle Dr. • Finished Walkout Basement! • Backs to Forest Preserve! Mokena • Offered at $239,900 • 3 Bedrooms, 1.1 Baths 19718 Wolf Rd. • Numerous Updates! • Downtown Mokena! New Lenox • Offered at $180,000 • 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath 333 E. 4th Ave. • Immaculate Ranch! • Beautiful 1 Acre Lot! Frankfort • Offered at $79,900 • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths 10655 Silver Lake Dr. • Well Maintained! • Open Floor Plan! Monee • Offered at $459,000 • 5 Bedrooms, 4.1 Baths 25230 S. Tuscany Dr. E • Stunning Custom home! • Picturesque Location! Mokena • Offered at $295,000 • 3 Bedrooms, 2.1 Baths 9841 Sussex Ct. • Grasmere Subdivision! • Immaculate 2 Story! $2,000,000 $850,000 Naperville • Sylvan Circle Area! • Brand New Construction! 1051 E. Porter Ave. • Stunning High End Finishes! • 6 Bedrooms, 6.1 Baths Wilmington • Beautiful & Scenic 20 Acres! • 4800 square foot Barn! 15557 W. Wilmington-Peotone Rd. • Custom Ranch Home! • Finished Basement $829,900 $619,000 Kankakee • 40 Beautiful Acres! • Custom Ranch Home! 3421 W. 1500N Rd. • Walkout Basement! • Fantastic Location! Mokena • 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths • Picturesque Location! 20007 White Pine Ct. • Stunning Custom Home! • Impressive Open Floor Plan! $599,000 $519,000 $489,000 $439,900 $417,500 $370,000 Mokena • 6 Bedrooms, 5.1 Baths • Impressive Custom Home! 11529 Swinford Ln. • Finished Walkout Basement! • Backs to Forest Preserve! Mokena • 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths • Beautiful Custom Home! 11333 189th St. • Related Living Quarters! • Wooded ¾ Acre Lot! New Lenox • 4 Bedrooms, 2.1 Baths • Filled with Upgrades! 330 Ashley Dr. • Beautifully Updated! • Gorgeous Wooded Lot! Homer Glen 17814 Crystal Lake Dr. • 4 Bedrooms, 2.1 Baths • Scenic 1 Acre Lot! • Custom 3400 Sq Ft home! • Beautifully Updated Kitchen! New Lenox • 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths • Custom 2 Story Home! 22507 S. Country Ln. • Numerous Updates! • Scenic One Acre Lot! Mokena • 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths • 3200 Square Feet! 18761 Chestnut Ct. • Crystal Creek Subdivision! • Walk to Park & Playground! $329,000 $289,900 $144,900 $169,900 $45,000 INVESTMENT Mokena • 4 Bedrooms, 2.1 Baths • 2,551 Square Feet! 9220 Birch Ave. • Backs to Nature Preserve! • Convenient Location! Manhattan • 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths • Ranch on 3.86 Acres! 27135 S. Scheer Rd. • 1500 Sq Ft Outbuilding! • Private & Peaceful Location! New Lenox • 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths • 1 Car Garage! 747 Brockwood Rd. • Beautifully Updated Condo! • Finished Basement! Mokena • Over Half Acre Corner Lot! • Lookout Elevation! 20024 Alison Trl. • Fantastic Location! • The Lakes at Foxborough! Monee • Beautiful 1.5 Acre Lot! • Tree lined, Flat & Level! 6504 Lakeway Dr. • Easy Access to I57! Peotone • Offered at $625,000 • 10 Fully Occupied Units! 511 Schroeder Ave. • Well Maintained! • Prime Location!

frankfortstation.com life & arts the frankfort station | April 12, 2018 | 27 Fresh Raised Gardens to participate in Kids Expo Submitted by Fresh Raised Gardens Fresh Raised Gardens is a family-owned business by Jason and Rachel Feil of Frankfort Township. They specialize in creating raised bed vegetable gardens for families, schools and community centers. “I have been gardening with my family my entire life, while Jason has been a successful builder/business owner for over 20 years,” Rachel Feil said. “We started out with the intention of creating a simple way to grow safe fresh food for our own family and friends, but we soon discovered many more reasons to help others plant a garden too. Our goal is to help people take control of the foods they eat by harvesting their own fresh produce in an easy to maintain raised bed system.” The business helps families take control of what they eat. By growing their own food, they can eliminate chemicals, pesticides and waxes and even produce such as organic citrus fruits, out-of-season organic cucumbers and organic apples can be waxed. Growing fresh food from their own healthy soil gives them more control over its quality, reducing concern for those with dietary restrictions and allergies. Anyone who has picked their own strawberries or tomatoes know the deep rich color and wonderful flavor is hard to find in any market. Fresh Raised Gardens encourages kids of all ages to eat produce. The business thanks gardening for the wide range of foods children love to eat. The Feils note it wasn’t until their children began school that other parents noticed their kids ate differently. A mother would call their after her child ate Fresh Raised Gardens, a Frankfort Township family-owned business, specialize in creating raised bed vegetable gardens for families, schools and community centers and will be at the Kids Expo at the Roma Sports Club in Frankfort on April 14 and 15. Photo submitted dinner at their house, asking them how on earth they got the child to eat eggplant, kohlrobi, or swiss chard. Additionally, Fresh Raised Gardens encourages families to get children outside and engaged. It is all too easy to get caught up in this fast-paced world. Sports, activities, and technology can easily eat up time. Gardening has helped the Feil family regain a sense of balance and well being. It helps slow their pace, if they chose, and allows them an excuse to put down their screens and reconnect with each other. It offers their a chance for some light exercise and staying active keeps the mind healthy. Little did the Feils’ children know that working in the garden fostered their important life skills like patience and delayed gratification. The Feils saw our children develop their love of science as they built real connections to topics like photosynthesis and worm composting. Fresh Raised Gardens specializes in raised bed gardening because is a perfect solution to areas with poor or contaminated soil, uneven or wet ground. A raised bed offers less soil compaction allowing for easy drainage and ideal growing conditions for root vegetables. In the right location, a raised beds almost takes care of itself. Getting Started Fresh Raised Gardens custom builds all gardens specifically for each client and offers consultations, design, installation, improvements on existing gardens, planting suggestions and even soil care. From strawberry enclosures, herb gardens,chicken coops, wheelchair accessible solutions, planters, to full community gardens, Fresh Raised Gardens can create gardens for all ages and abilities. Putting in a garden can be a big undertaking, so Fresh Raised Gardens has come up with solutions to do all of the work. Fresh Raised Gardens meets at residents’ homes or business/school and listen to their vision and goals of the garden. They discuss growing conditions, assess the area for the perfect location, learn which plants residents would like to grow, and most importantly, identify potential barriers to help the garden succeed. The business addresses pest problems such as rabbits or deer, location of water and resources and understand the gardeners time/abilities to create a garden that is easy to reach and tend to. Once the plans are finalized, Fresh Raised Gardens prepares the site, installs the custom garden, fills it with a recommended soil mixture, installs any pavers, gravel, arbors, benches, etc. and leaves the garden ready to plant. The business uses the highest quality materials that will last for years to come. Fresh Raised Gardens will be at the Kids Expo at the Roma Sports Club in Frankfort on April 14 and 15. Stop in to ask any questions or find out more information on how you can harvest your own fresh-raised garden, or check them out on Facebook for more chemical free, ecofriendly gardens solutions.

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