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 Spring 2019 Teacher grant  

The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation is offering grants up to $400 each to Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers to fund projects that promote agricultural literacy in the classroom. Grants can be used for classroom projects/lessons such as soil studies, pest management, plant science, school garden or horticultural studies or even ag entrepreneurship projects to name a few. Projects should focus expanding the minds of urban and suburban learners to understand the connection between horticulture/agriculture and our urban area.


Applications due february4, 2019

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2018-19 Food Science Education Grant 

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


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


Application period closed until fall 2019



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