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CCFB News» February 2020

This Month in Cook County Agriculture

02/04/2020 @ 1:15 pm
  • Will/ South Cook Soil & Water Annual Recognition Dinner, Announcing the 2020 Conservation Farm Family Award: Bultema Farms & Greenhouses, Inc. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Barber & Oberwortmann Horticultural Center, 227 Gougar Rd., Joliet, IL. Tickets are available at our office 1201 S. Gougar Rd., New Lenox. For more information call 815-462-3106 ext.3 or email at [email protected].



  • Illinois Extension School & Community Garden Training - 2 locations offered! Saturday, February 8th from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento, Chicago. or Tuesday, February 11th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Illinois Extension Branch Office, 2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501 Westchester. Contact Margaret Burns-Westmeyer with questions: 708-679-6889 to attend. Supporting your school and community garden is important to us, and the University of Illinois Extension's Cook County horticulture team is looking forward to serving you in 2020. To make the most of on-site visits, we are implementing a school and community garden training.




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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