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Vera Videnovich

Vera Videnovich

Vera Videnovich is a life-long Michigan farmer. She shares the 20-acre farm with two of her brothers. She’s a CSA farmer and has been a vendor at Chicago’s Logan Square Farmers’ Market and the 61st St. Indoor Market. In addition to growing produce she spins and dyes yarn from her family’s sheep. You may have seen her selling yarn and knitwear at the Renegade Craft Fair, Handmade Chicago, and the DIY Trunk Show. Vera attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, worked at the Chicago Reader, and is a teaching artist at the Hyde Park Art Center. She lives Chicago and Michigan, depending on the season and the weather.

Posts by Vera Videnovich:

Making Tracks

Rainy Days

Victory Gardens: Part Two (2010)

Planting on deadline

My distractions

Winter Market Pictorial

Waning Winter

Extending the Season


Free-range and freshly-harvested. . .

It’s not quite summer yet

Beating the rains

Waiting for the Sun

The New Green

Working from the ground up

Keeping Up Appearances

The Bantam who came to roost

Michigan mash-ups

Early Harvest

Spring Thaw

Scouring the seed catalogs and other sources

Market Day 2/7/2009, St. Ben’s Chicago

Market Day 1/31/09

How do I farm from 80 miles away?