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Upcoming Events» February 2019

Book Club for Consumers and Educators

02/06/2019 @ 7:00pm

Join Cook County Farm Bureau® as we explore themes of social class, sacrifice, food insecurity, and compassion.  Through readings, group discussion, presentations, and a group work night at a local pantry, Book Club participants will also learn about Cook County agriculture.  Additional details are available at:   Link to "Flyer.pdf"  


Program will include:

  • The Last Great Adventure of the PB&J Society by Janet Sumner Johnson
  • The Hungry Planet: What the World Eats by Peter Metzel and Faith D’Aluiso
  • Presentation on government nutrition assistance programs and food insecurity services
  • Presentation by a local farmer
  • Volunteer afternoon/evening at the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
  • $10 donation per participant to the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
  • Skype discussion with book author, Janet Sumner Johnson


Cost $10 per person, which will be donated to the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301