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Cook Fresh® Community Urban Garden Grant

Purpose: To provide supplemental funding for Cook County urban community gardens to be used for plantings, seeds and garden material. Funds made available in late March and expire November 1st during the grant year.


Goal: To develop urban community awareness of agriculture through gardening, provide additional funding to meet garden goals and connect gardens with area farmers/businesses for potential plant and garden material sales.


Application: Available every January 2nd, due February 28th. Check back in January for the 2019 Grant Application.


Questions: Contact Debbie Voltz, Membership Assistant, Cook County Farm Bureau® at 708-354-3276 or


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