Alpaca Fiber Demonstration at Once in a Blue Moon

Mark your calendar!

Saturday, April 20, 10 am- 3 pm, Jubilee Farm is coming to Once in a Blue Moon International Gift Gallery! Anita Cleary, OP from Jubilee Farm will demonstrate how raw alpaca fiber is carded and spun. Handmade woven products will be available for purchase.

Rose Marie Riley, OP will be on hand to explain more about Jubilee Farm: its events, alpacas, llamas, chemical-free gardens, labyrinth and more.

We look forward to seeing you at:
Once in a Blue Moon
1535 Wabash Avenue
Springfield, IL 62704

Spring Seedling Sale 2019 at Jubilee Farm

Aaron Dickerson and Sister Suzanne take a moment from tending the gardens around the grounds at Jubilee Farm.

Spring Seedling Sale 2019
Location: 6760 Old Jacksonville Road, New Berlin, IL 62670

Beginning April 15, 2019, we have plants for sale. The staff will be focused on the General Chapter meeting of the Springfield Dominicans the week of Sunday, April 21- Sunday, April 28. After the short break, we will begin selling plants again April 29.

We will NOT be selling plants April 22 to 28, 2019.

Vegetable plants will be sold at the beginning of May. 

Herbs ~ Flowers ~ Vegetables

Celebrate the return of Spring and purchase vegetable seedlings for your own gardens!

Enjoy the scents and sights of this new season.

All Plants Grown from Organic Seeds!

Hours for pick-up: 
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. 
Saturday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

Call 787-6927 for those herbs currently available.

Start Date: April 15, 2019
End Date: June 30, 2019 (?)

Herbs   $3.50 ea
Genovese Basil (new this year)
Dark Opal Basil
Thai Basil
Lemon Basil
Lemon Balm (new this year)
Culinary Sage
Giant Italian Parsley
Common Thyme
Purple Chives
Garlic Chives
(possible Pineapple Sage and Lemon Thyme later in the season)

Vegetables   $4.00 ea  
California Wonder Peppers
Marketplace Cucumbers

Flowers  now $4.00 ea
Butterfly Weed
Empress of India Nasturtium
Dwarf Sunflower
Milk Maid Nasturtium Climber
Black Velvet Nasturtium
Plains Coreopsis
Whirlygig Mix Zinnia
Zulu Prince Daisy
Sea Shells Cosmos
Calendula Mixture
Red Mariette Marigold
Persian Carpets Zinna
Cardinal Climber (for Hummingbirds)
Starfire Signet Marigold
(possible Lavender later in the season)

Welcome! Norman Pearson and Sister Suzanne Donner, OP painting and working on gardens back in 2016. Sister Suzanne’s annual seedling sale brings a lot of people to the farm each spring. Over the spring and summer Sister Suzanne will be working with sisters, associates and volunteers that “Adopt a Garden” around the grounds at Jubilee Farm. Norman now works at the motherhouse in Springfield.

Join Us for a Bird Banding Event at Jubilee Farm!

Do you enjoy watching birds?

You are invited to participate in a bird banding event at Jubilee Farm.

Saturday, May 18, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tony Rothering, a licensed bird bander with Lincoln Land Association of Bird Banders (LLABB) will be capturing and banding birds during this family friendly event. (Weather permitting)

Participants will learn about the scientific process of banding and how the data is used to study bird population dynamics and the impact of habitat change on the diversity and density of bird species.

Jubilee Farm is located 3.8 miles west of Veterans Parkway in Springfield, Illinois. 6760 Old Jacksonville Road

For further information:
By phone – 217-787-6927
Website: www.

No fee.
Donations always welcome.

Join us for Baking and Cooking with Vegetables at Jubilee Farm!

Baking and Cooking with Vegetables

Friday, May 10, 2019
Center for Creative Arts at Jubilee Farm
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Question: What comes after the gardens are planted?
Answer: Dreams of future produce and delicious recipes!

Join Anita Cleary, OP in the kitchen at Jubilee Farm! Come and experiment with new and tasty recipe options for summer and fall produce.

Bring a friend, an apron, and your appetite!

The $50.00 registration fee includes ingredients, recipes and lunch.
Lunch will be the sharing of participants’ baking and cooking.

After lunch there will be time for asking questions, looking at recipes, and purchasing herb, flower and vegetable seedlings. If time permits there will be opportunity to walk the trails.

To register call Anita Cleary, OP
Jubilee Farm

Registration Deadline is May 6, 2019
(Please let us know of any food allergies when you register)

Weave Your Own Unique Homemade Gift at Jubilee Farm!

Weaving a Holiday Gift

November 1-3, 2019

Center for Creative Arts at Jubilee Farm

Looms will be prepared for you!

Choose your hours to come between the hours listed below, starting at noon on Friday, Nov 1 and ending at 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Nov 3. You will receive instructions on how to create your own gift, working at your own pace during the hours of

Friday 12:00 noon to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

All projects must be started by noon on Saturday. Project size and type is dependent upon available looms. Looms will be assigned in the order that registrations are received.

Limited to 12 participants

Registration & Non Refundable Deposit Required

Cost per person is $125.00 for table top looms, $150 for floor looms.
($175 for 12 harness loom)

Non-refundable deposit of $40 is required, applied towards total.

Registrations accepted through September 23, 2019.

Ages 16 and under require accompanying adult.
Bring a snack to share. Leave for meals or bring in your own food. Refrigerator and microwave are available.

To register call Anita Cleary, OP
Jubilee Farm
(217) 787-6927