August 24, 2023

Thank you for purchasing tickets to Alfalfa Fest!  

Thankfully, the temperatures are expected to drop by Saturday, but please check your favorite 
weather apps and come prepared for the weather.  

The festival will be held on the edge of our Alfalfa Field located at: 
1560 Rockton Rd. Caledonia, IL 61011
If you are familiar with our Lodge and South Farm campuses, the field is located between the two on the North side of the road. 

Here is a guide to everything you need to know to have the best experience: 

What to bring: 
-A chair or blanket for seating
-sunblock, bug spray
-refillable water bottle- we will have free water available for you to refill 
-cash for purchasing food, beverages, and merchandise

We love animals, but dogs are not allowed with the exception of service animals.  Please contact [email protected] in advance if you need a service animal or access accommodations.

No outside food or beverages are allowed. 

What on the Menu?
Farm Raised Pork Sandwich
Pork: Angelic Organics Learning Center   Honey in BBQ Sauce: Raines Honey Farm

Fresh Garden and Hummus Wrap
Vegetables: Angelic Organics Farm

Roasted Corn on the Cob
Corn: Angelic Organics Farm

Ole Salty’s Potato Chips
Rockford, IL

Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie
Flour: Hazzard Free Farms  Eggs: Angelic Organics Learning Center

What's on the Beverage Menu?

Non-Alcoholic Beverages:
Blue Monkey Sparkling Juice
Flavors: Mango, Watermelon, Passion Fruit, Guava
Poppi Soda Pop
Flavors: Strawberry Lemon, Orange, and Cherry Limeade

Domestic  $7.50 w. cup, $5 refills

Busch Light

Craft: $10 w. cup, $7.50 refills

Rocktown Brown
Prairie Street Brewhouse

Goose Island

Peach Cider
Cider Boys

How do we make purchases?
At check in you will be able to purchase tickets in increments of $2.50 that can be used to purchase anything from our Food, Beverage, and Merchandise tents. 
We will have a card reader on site, but country internet is notoriously unpredictable, so we are recommending you come prepared with cash. 
All food, beverage and merchandise tickets sales are final.  No refunds.   

There is no camping at the event.  We recommend making reservations at one of the two closest campgrounds: 
Rock Cut State Park 7223 West Lane Rd, Caledonia, IL
Hononegah Forest Preserve 80 Hononegah Rd, Rockton, IL 61072

2:00. Gates Open
Food, Beverage, and Merchandise Tents will be open!  Find your spot on the field and get something to eat and drink
3:00: Open Stage
Bring your instruments, we'd love to hear you play! 
4:30: The Curses
5:00: Sigh, Swoon
5:30: Dave Skupien
6:00: Wheels North
7:00: Miles Over Mountains
10:30: Gates Close

This is a low impact event.  Please do not forget your water bottles.  We will happily supply you with water throughout the event for free.  Your first beer purchase will require the purchase of a souvenir Alfalfa Fest cup for $2.50 that you will use throughout the event.  All food items and containers will be composted through Collective Resource Composting Cooperative.  Recycling receptacles will be provided for aluminum cans if you purchase non-alcoholic beverages.   

When you arrive, you will be greeted at the check in table.  Pre-sale ticket purchaser's names will be on our guest list.  There you will receive your festival wristband and your 21+ wristband with ID.  Alcohol is only available to patrons 21 years of age and older with proper ID.  

We can't wait to see you and enjoy an amazing day of food, fun, music and community! 


Trisha Wilks she/her
On Farm Education Director
[email protected]
[email protected]
815 997 3923 
Office: 815 389 8455

Address: 1545 Rockton Rd, Caledonia, IL 61011