2022 Farmland Questionnaire/Affidavit for farmland status in Cook County have been sent. The initial filing deadline date is October 29, 2021, and the forms must be notarized.
The Cook County Farm Bureau Board of Directors will be conducting a business only Annual Meeting on November 10, for the Voting Members of the Cook County Farm Bureau. Voting members may attend the Annual Meeting or may “date” and “sign” the proxy printed below and return it by November 5 to the office.
Guided tours, farm fresh produce, eggs, honey, fresh flowers, fall plants, pumpkins, farm animals and feed, freebies, farm specials, and refreshments were enjoyed by Crawlers during our 5th Farm Crawl on a beautiful, sunny Saturday in September! Thank you to our Crawlers for venturing out to see agricuture in action! We also thank our 23 businesses that welcomed Passport Crawlers, and offering them a chance to get to know you a little bit better during the 2021 Farm Crawl.
Illinois Home-Based Food Products Can Be Sold Directly To Customers In 2022 Under New Law – Soon farmers markets won’t be the only place to find home-based food products in Illinois. Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Home-to-Market Act (SB2007) into law, effectively opening the door for small farms and home bakers to sell their products directly to customers through fairs and festivals, home sales, pickup, delivery and shipping. (State Journal-Register)
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