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Friday, October 4 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Pre-Summit Urban Farm Tour at KnockOut Farm (Optional/ Space is limited) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Hear the farm's story and how they support social and business enterprises that make a difference for local communities and residents.  A description of this farm tour is below:

Opportunity Knocks - KnockOut Farm
We are so excited at the KnockOut Farm to be wrapping up the harvest of summer crops and looking forward to new culinary delights for the fall season. Following our focus on our fall theme of FLOW, which reminds us to remain flexible and adjustable as things change, we are studying helpful processes on the farm from beginning to end starting with proper harvesting techniques and food safety and sanitation rules. Our Warriors (KnockOut Farm participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities) are also helping with the redesign of the farm to include a wash pack station and meditation garden, which incorporate the FLOW principle. With every step there is a purpose, form, and function...we “learn to understand” and stay adaptable and always open as life on the farm is ever-changing and so are we! Come learn the way of the Warrior and join us for a fun, fall harvest and horticultural therapy reflection focused on being present in the moment.

Location: 50 Madison Street, Maywood, IL 60153

KnockOut Farm is located on the north side of the Re-Use Depot. Parking is available along the west-facing wall upon entering the driveway. A parking attendant will be present to direct parking and traffic flow. Parking in the Re-Use Depot parking lot is unavailable during this event.

Friday October 4, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
KnockOut Farm KnockOut Farm at ReUse Depot 50 Madison St. Maywood

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