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CCFB News» January 2022

This Month in Cook County Agriculture

01/07/2022 @ 1:05 pm


Application for Cover Crops Premium Discount Program Due by January 15, 2022; online application at:


2021-22 Winter Workshops, Monthly Business Development Series Continues


Shop Local, Live Local is an Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) program that connects local food and farm businesses with Illinois communities. We’re offering technical assistance and market opportunities for farms and businesses through our new series of monthly webinars, which runs through February 2022. 


Emerging Issues; Online Farmers’ Market Stores Intensive

Offered in February 2022

Cost: ILFMA Member FREE / Non-Member $40

Visit for full details and registration.

Please contact Sharon Dodd, [email protected], or Raghela Scavuzzo, [email protected], with questions.


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 one-sentence 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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