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Book Club for Adults & Educators

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. Additional details, including dates and location are available on our Events Page and Book Club Flyer. 


CCFB Events - Book Club




Program will include:

  • The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society by Janet Sumner Johnson
  • The Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Metzel and Faith D’Aluiso
  • Presentation on government nutrition assistance programs and food insecurity services
  • Presentation by a local farmer
  • Volunteer afternoon/evening at the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
  • $10 donation per participant to the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
  • Skype discussion with book author, Janet Sumner Johnson