Join Cook County Farm Bureau as we explore themes of social class, sacrifice, food insecurity, and compassion. Through readings, group discussion, presentations, and a group work night at a local pantry, Book Club participants will also learn about Cook County agriculture.
In the spring of 2019, the Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District will award three $1,000 scholarships, including the Allen May and Dick McHugh Memorial Scholarships.
For the tenth consecutive year, the Conserv FS Board of Directors has declared near record levels of patronage refunds. Consistent with last year’s payout, patronage of $3 million will be paid out for 2018 fiscal year purchases. And again this year’s patronage payout will be paid as 70% cash and 30% Class E preferred stock.
Trouble with Food Stamps at Farmers Markets (NPR’s The Salt) – A change in this year’s federal contracts has left some farmers market operators nervous. The company that has long provided the technology that allows local farmers markets to accept SNAP benefits says it is pulling out of the business, jeopardizing recipients’ access to fresh food.
Cook County Farm Bureau® Annual Gala...
This year at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest , Saturday March 9, 2019. Tickets are now available!
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Our mission is to serve all of the Cook County Farm Bureau® members with meaningful and beneficial programs that reflect our agricultural heritage.