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<<<June 2017>>>

6/24/2017 - 7/23/2017

Ted's Greenhouse (map)
Planter Workshop Series continues at Ted’s Greenhouse on June 24! The Cook County Farm Bureau® is once again excited to be taking its members back to Ted’s Greenhouse in Tinley Park as part of the planter workshop series sponsored by the CCFB Commodities & Marketing Team. Ted’s Greenhouse is offering a unique workshop on designing succulent and cactus container bowls, a specialty at Ted’s! Members and their guests are invited to join us by registering at 708.354....
CCFB Office (map)
SAI 1 June 26-30 Engaging Students through Agriculture Location: Cook County Farm Bureau 6438 Joliet Road Countryside, IL 60525 Program: Days 1&5: Features hands-on lessons from ag literacy speakers who willteach you how to incorporate ag activities into your classroom including the production, processing and manufacturing of products.You will walk away with many new ideas and increased awareness of agriculture including food science, gardening, careers & more. Days 2, 3&4...
Various locations Central IL (map)
Summer PD for Teachers!  SAI 2 July 11-14 Food, Fiber, Fuel-Bringing STEM to your Classroom Program: Board our coach bus and head to Central Illinois where you will learn the origins of our food, fiber and fuel by visiting rural farms and businesses.Gain an understanding of the vital role Illinois plays in the world agricultural market while learning innovative STEM lessons to bring back to your classroom.The program includes 3 days/2 nights in Central Illinois and the 4th day to ...