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NationLogoal ag in the classroom conference grant 2020  

This grant provides admission for one Cook County K- 12 teacher to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah from June 23-26, 2020. Teacher grants to attend the conference will be posted in January 2020.  




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Spring 2020 mini-grant

The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation is offering grants up to $400 each to Kindergarten through 12th teachers to fund projects that promote agricultural literacy in the classroom. Grants can be used for classroom lessons on the topics of soil, plants, water, horticulture or environmental science. Applicants using Earth Day as a theme will be given special consideration due to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. 



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 2019/2020 Food Science Education Grant (closed)


Available to 6-12th grade classrooms. Focusing on locally produced Dairy, Meat, and Vegetables


Congratulations to last year's grant recipients: Komarek School, East Leyden High School, Eisenhower Cooperative, Rolling Meadows High School and Westchester Middle School. 


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