The James Family Farm – Sherman, IL

Saturday morning I headed down to Sherman, Illinois, about an hour’s drive to check out the James Family Farm. A few weeks back, I found the farm’s listing on eatwild.com and emailed Andrea James, who runs the farm, to arrange a visit.

The farm is quite close to I-55, so it’s easy to get to. There is a gravel road that connects it to one of the main roads.

James Family Farm gravel road

I pulled up to the front gate at a little past 9am. It was still closed. But even from there I could see some of the animals and I jumped out of my car to take a couple of pictures.

James Family Farm cows at gate James Family Farm cows at gate

I called and left a message, saying I would be back and found a nice diner a couple miles south toward Springfield.

Ray’s Route 66 Family Diner Sherman IL

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