Janie's Farm fields, tractors, and grain bins, as well as The Mill at Janie's Farm, were recently featured in a beautiful video about Hewn Bakery in Evanston and the baker/owner Ellen King, who has been a great friend and mentor to us.

Awards and Media Recognition

Harold Wilken, Janie's Farm, and The Mill at Janie's Farm have been featured in many news articles. Here are some of them. 

 
 Harold Wilken was honored with the R. J. Vollmer Award by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. 

Harold Wilken was honored with the R. J. Vollmer Award by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. 

 Harold harvests a test plot. The agronomic and organoleptic qualities of each wheat variety are examined, and only the best ones are planted at a larger scale, and eventually made into flours for you at  The Mill at Janie's Farm.  

Harold harvests a test plot. The agronomic and organoleptic qualities of each wheat variety are examined, and only the best ones are planted at a larger scale, and eventually made into flours for you at The Mill at Janie's Farm. 

VIDEO: Harold shares His Knowledge and Experience

Harold Wilken, an organic farmer in Illinois, says one of the biggest benefits of organic farming is how well it works for bringing in a new generation of farmers. "My son Ross will never have to handle a single pound of insecticide or herbicide, and that's very important to me."