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Cook County Legislator Farm Visits

09/08/2023 @ 9:00 am

Cook County Commissioners joined Cook County Farm Bureau and Wagner Farm for a Farm Exploration program. Pictured left to right is Ryan Whitehouse, Illinois Farm Bureau; Commissioner Monica Gordon; Commissioner Maggie Trevor; Commissioner Josina Morita; Commissioner Bridge Degnen; Commissioner Anthony Quezada; Jonathan Kuester, Wagner Farm Director; Commissioner Scott Britton; and Bona Heinsohn, Cook County Farm Bureau. Commissioners, staff, and family toured the farm before joining Farm Bureau for lunch.







Cook County Commissioners, staff, and family joined Commissioner Scott Britton, Wagner Farm, and Cook County Farm Bureau for a Farm Exploration in Glenview. Wagner Farm is an 18-acre farm offering educational opportunities for families throughout Cook County. The farm is located within Commissioner Britton’s north shore district.














Cook County Commissioners, staff, and family joined the Farm Bureau, Wagner Farms, and Commissioner Scott Britton for a farm exploration in Glenview. The cattle were a highlight for many young children.











State Representative Jonathan Carroll from Northbrook joined Winnebago-Boone and Cook County Farm Bureau for a farm visit. Representative Carroll along with his staff toured Ben’s Christmas Tree Farm and a hog farm prior to discussing agricultural issues during lunch. Representative Carroll is “adopted” by Winnebago-Boone County Farm Bureau through Farm Bureau’s

Adopt-a-Legislator® program.














State Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz joined Lee and Cook County Farm Bureau for a farm visit to Lee County this summer. Representative Gong-Gershowitz learned about corn breeding, seed corn harvest, and on-farm conservation practices before visiting the Lee County Fair. Representative Gong-Gershowitz is “adopted” by Lee County Farm Bureau through Illinois Farm Bureau’s Adopt-a-Legislator® program.

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