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How Your Food Is Grown

Agriculture in Cook County comes in so many sizes, shapes, styles and flavors, providing the freshest and finest products and services.

Member Benefits

Our members can leverage outstanding discounts, program opportunities and experiences, finding more ways to hold onto more of their money.

Why Agriculture Matters

The Agriculture in the Classroom Program provides free educational programming and resources to educators in Cook County.

Take Action
Help us Advocate for Local Agriculture

Take back your influence in Washington, Springfield, and even your own backyard with Farm Bureau's FB ACT program.

Legislative Priorities

Actively working to secure a better future for agricultural interests in Cook County.

Book Club
12/04/2018 @ 12:00 pm

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.

Will / South Cook SWCD Conservation Education Scholarship
12/04/2018 @ 10:00 am

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.

Conserv FS Declares Patronage for FB Members
12/03/2018 @ 11:45 am

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.

Family Food Bytes
12/03/2018 @ 9:00 am

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.

Save the Date!
12/03/2018 @ 8:00 am

Cook County Farm Bureau® Annual Gala...
This year at Gaelic Park in Oak Forest , Saturday March 9, 2019. Tickets are now available!

Let's Talk About the Ag On Your Plate
12/03/2018 @ 7:45 am | By Gerry Kopping, Cook County Farmer

In the winter, our barns are kept at about 40 degrees. When a barn is colder and drier it often means animals will stay healthier because fewer germs will spread in that type of environment.

Discover The Farm Bureau

Our mission is to serve all of the Cook County Farm Bureau® members with meaningful and beneficial programs that reflect our agricultural heritage.