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CCFB News» December 2019

This Month in Cook County Agriculture

12/04/2019 @ 10:35 am
  • Melka Garden Center’s pictures with Santa, Live Reindeer and Musical Entertainment on December 7th  at 10:00 AM. Santa & Music from 10:00am-2:00pm & Reindeer from 10:00am-1:00pm. RSVP at Melka’s at 708.349.6989 or send an email to [email protected].

                 Melka’s is located at 11606 179th St., Mokena, IL 60448 | 708.349.6989.


  • Smits Farms Craft/Vendor Fair on December 14th from 9am-2pm. No admission charge for this event.  Over 45 home crafters and direct sale vendors will be participating in this event!  Great place to get last minute Christmas items as well as baked goods!  Smits will also have Christmas trees, wreaths and more Christmas items for sale at the fair!  We will be making our amazing donuts for this event as well!  This show is a very busy and well worth show coming to!

                  Smits Farms is located at 3437 Sauk Trail, Chicago Heights, IL 60411 | (708) 758-3838


This article is for local farmstands, farmers’ markets, chefs and restaurants, and organizations that are hosting farm-related activities, events, workshops, and gatherings that will occur soon.  To promote your activity, email [email protected] or call 708-354-3276 by the 15th of the month. Please include your name, the event date/time, a short description of the event, and how a reader can obtain further information in the email. We will edit submissions based on space allowances in the publication. In addition, we will post farm, garden, or livestock related photos on our social media platform if you forward those to [email protected]

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