In The Media


This video provides a brief look at our history and a glimpse into the lives of our Participants.

Lambs Farm relies on the support of others, and we need your help. See why you’re so important to us!

This commercial is part of the Visit Lake County summer 2012 campaign. Lambs Farm is featured at the end!


Daily Herald – September 2017
Volunteers from Discover who dedicate their time to Lambs Farm were featured in the Daily Herald. Read about it here!

 

Chicago Parent – August 2017
Lambs Farm’s Farmyard was featured in Chicago Parent. Read about it here!

 

OnlyInYourState – August 2017
Lambs Farm’s Farmyard was featured in OnlyInYourState. Read about it here!


Chicago Tribune – December 2016
Lambs Farm’s Breakfast with Santa event was featured in the Chicago Tribune.  Read about it here! 

 

Chicago Tribune – November 2016
Lambs Farm’s “Harvesting the Spirit, Downtown on the Farm Gala 2016” at the Chicago Cultural Center was featured in the Chicago Tribune.  Read about it here! 

 

Daily Herald – November 2016
Lambs Farm’s preparation for the 36th Annual Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair was featured in the Daily Herald.  Read about it here! 

 

Lake Zurich Courier – October 2016
Lambs Farm’s Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair was featured in the Lake Zurich Courier’s guide to suburban holiday bazaars and boutiques. Read about it here! 

 

Chicago Tribune – September 2016
Lambs Farm’s “The Lion King” cast was featured in the Chicago Tribune.  Read about it here! 

 

Chicago Tribune – August 2016
Lambs Farm’s 32nd Annual Lambs Farm Golf Day in Memory of Jack Stein was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Read about it here!  

 

Chicago Tribune – July 2016
Volunteers from MBX Systems and Lambs Farm’s farmyard was featured in the Chicago Tribune News-Sun. Read about it here!  

 

Chicago Tribune – June 2016
Lambs Farm’s Father’s Day Brunch was featured in the Chicago Tribune News-Sun as a must-do activity to celebrate dad. Read about it here! 

 

Daily Herald – May 2016
Cheny Furniture held a grand opening and charity raffle, donating new furniture to Lambs Farm. The event was featured in the Daily Herald. Read about it here! 

 

Chicago Tribune – April 2016
Train Day and the Magnolia Cafe was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Read about it here! 

 

Lake County News-Sun – March 2016
Lambs Farm’s appreciation for recycling was mentioned in the Lake County-News Sun. Read about it here! 

 

Lake County Illinois Blog – February 2016
Lambs Farm’s Sweets for Sweetie was a featured event in the Lake County Illinois Blog. Read about it here! 

 

The Chicago Community Trust – January 2016
The heartfelt history of a special volunteer and the creation of the Elvis Club at Lambs Farm was featured in The Chicago Community Trust. Read about it here! 


 

Daily Herald – October 2015
The 10th Annual Barn Burner BBQ was featured in the Daily Herald News-Sun. Read about it here! 

 

Daily Herald – May 2015
As a way to highlight our Mother’s Day Brunch, the Daily Herald ran a retro gallery of photos which showed the history of our Lambs Farm restaurant. View the gallery.

 

Daily Herald – April 2015
Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO of Lambs Farm, was interviewed by the Daily Herald about the budget cuts from Governor Rauner.  Read the full story.

 

WGTD Radio 91.1 – February 2015
Lambs Farm Wellness Specialist Kady Magnuson was invited to speak on the morning show about our basketball team’s partnership with Carthage College and the overall mission of Lambs Farm.  Listen here.

 

Daily Herald – February 2015
Our Participant Ruth Moyer was interviewed by the Daily Herald about competing in the Special Olympics Illinois Winter Games.  Read her story here.


 

WGN Radio – October 2014
Reporter Rick Kogan interviewed Dianne Yaconetti, president and CEO of Lambs Farm, about the mission of Lambs Farm and the current Illinois budget difficulties.

 

Small Town Big Deal – May 29, 2014
Hosts Jann Carl and Rodney Miller travel across the country to tell the great stories of America.  In this episode they showcased the history and mission of Lambs Farm. Watch it online on CarbonTV.


WCIU Chicago – November 13, 2013
WCIU’s morning show U & Me This Morning, featured Lambs Farm’s Participants and programs during their Inspiring U segment.   WCIU Inspiring U segment.

 

ABC7 Chicago – March 7, 2013
ABC7’s Ben Bradley interviews Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti about how the State of Illinois’ budget woes effect our organization and Participants.  ABC7 Report.


Past Coverage

US99.5’s Weekend Journal – August 2012
Stephanie Norum, Operations and Special Events Manager for Lambs Farm, talks about our employment opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities and the Country Bumpkin Festival. (starts at approx. 17:00)  Weekend Journal Podcast

 

Forest and Bluff Magazine – July 2012
Reporter Jenna Shubert spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and Golf Committee Member Doug Durbin about the upcoming 28th Annual Golf Day in memory of Jack Stein. Golfing for Good

 

ABC7 Chicago – October 30, 2011
Reporter Karen Meyer spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and original Participant Janice Small about Lambs Farm’s 50th anniversary. ABC7 Chicago report

 

Lake County Journal – September 22-28, 2011
Reporter Cassandra Doyle spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti about Lambs Farm’s 50th Anniversary, the organization’s history and what is planned for the future. lake county journal

 

Crain’s Chicago Business – September 12, 2011
Reporter Lisa Bertagnoli interviewed Lambs Farm’s Board of Directors Chairman about the Growing the Legacy Gala held at the Hilton Chicago. crains gala preview

 

Daily Herald – August 15, 2011
Reporter Melissa Silverberg spoke with Lambs Farm’s CEO Dianne Yaconetti and several Participant families about Lambs Farm, and how it makes a difference the Participants’ lives. daily herald

 

Pioneer Press – August 11, 2011
Reporter John Roszkowski interviewed Lambs Farm’s CEO about our history, the importance of our services, and what is planned for the future. Pioneer Press – August 11