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Bookmark Contest

Bookmark 2024

"Year of the farmer"

Winning Designs 

Illinois Farm-Families coalition has declared 2023 the “Year of the Farmer." Did you know that 96% of all Illinois Farms are family owned? Cook County students showed up and showed us how farmers impact our lives and the importance of Illinois’ agriculture.  


First Place

Submitted by

Alexia from

Solomon Elementary, Chicago

Runner Up

Submitted by Christofer from

Charles J. Sahs Elementary, Chicago

Runner Up

Submitted by

Nicholas from

Charles Sahs Elementary, Chicago

Runner Up

Submitted by

Theodore from Solomon Elementary, Chicago




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Bookmark Answers

Bookmark 2023 Agriculture is...

Cook County students totally understood the assignment and blew us away with bookmark designs showing what agriculture means to them.

First Place

Submitted by Riyo from Fairview Elementary , Hoffman Estates


Runner UpSubmitted by Danna from Goodwin Elementary, Cicero

Runner Up

Submitted byUrszula from Fairview Elementary, Arlington Heights

Runner Up

Submitted by Aryan from Frank C. Whiteley, Hoffman Estates


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Disguise A Turkey

Thank you to all the creative artist that disguised Turkey, the farmer could not find him and he made it through Thanksgiving.



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