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Heritage Prairie Farm in Elburn is one of many beautiful pieces of land throughout the Midwest that host outdoor pizza nights and more. Photo courtesy of Sarah Jones
Bill Jones, Editor
4:55 am CDT May 31, 2019

Rain makes wheat, wheat makes crust; outdoor pies a summer must

Growing up in the southwest suburbs, Memorial Day weekend usually meant a cookout with the neighbors. The Fourth of July was sometimes the same, but more importantly the days leading up to it were highlighted by a parade (hate ’em) in Evergreen Park and then watching the nearby fireworks (love ’em) from my grandparents’ porch. They’re the types of traditions of which American childhood summers are made.