Art and Nature Center

img_2208The Sun Foundation Art & Nature Center located on Blue Heron Organic Farm includes 5 miles of trails, pavilion and facilities, which is available for group retreats throughout the 4 seasons, with the exception of hunting season dates.

Contact the Sun Foundation staff to help you plan your retreat in one of the Illinois River Valley’s most beautiful settings which includes a fresh water marsh, oak hickory forests, & meadows.  The Sun Foundation owns no land or buildings; its Art and Nature Center is owned and use donated by Blue Heron Farmland Sun Foundation founders, Bob Ericksen and Joan and Brett Root Ericksen.

Fees vary depending on length of use and facilities.

To reserve, contact the Sun Foundation at 309-246-8403 or email at