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CCFB News» August 2019

This Month in Cook County Agriculture

08/03/2019 @ 2:05 am

Deer Creek Farm is hosting a Goat Yoga/RoadSide Yoga Event - Thursday, August 15,at 6 – 8 pm! Deer Creek Farm, - 360 E. Glenwood Dyer Rd, Glenwood, IL (708-441-7751). Information and ticket purchase go to: https://www.facebook.com/deercreekfarm.farm.

 

Tickets are on sale and going fast for the 6th Annual Smart Farm-to-Table Dinner, hosted by The Smart Farm, Barrington, IL  on Saturday, September 14, 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Tickets and details at http://smartfarms.org/events/.

 

Save the Date: Fairway Farms & Apiary of Cog Hill Golf & Country Club will host a Farm-to-Table Dinner on Wednesday, September 25.  Contact Angelica Carmen, Sustainability Specialist, at acarmen@coghillgolf.com for more info.

 

Farm Bureau Member Farm Stands are open and bursting with color – red ripe tomatoes, green delicious zucchini, and yellow juicy sweet corn, in spite of the weather!  Purchase all your local, farm grown produce at a member farm stand. To locate a member business near you, visit our Farm Products Locator at http://cookcfb.org/discover-local/farm-products-locator.

 

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 membershipdebbie@cookcfb.org 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 membershipdebbie@cookcfb.org.