DuPage County Farm Bureau

Monthly Archives: May 2018

Illinois Ag in the Classroom 2018-2019 Classroom Grants Available

The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program and the IAA Foundation, along with the Illinois Farm Bureau® are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 Classroom grants. Teachers are urged to apply for these (up to) $300 classroom grants to incorporate new and exciting agriculture related topics into their existing classrooms.   Additionally, four $250 special book grants…

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FARM GROUPS OFFER ONLINE SPECIALTY CROP DIRECTORY

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Prairie Bounty of Illinois, a directory of direct-from-the-farm sellers, farmers’ markets and agritourism businesses, is available online at specialtygrowers.org/prairie-bounty.html. Provided by the Illinois Farm Bureau® and the Illinois Specialty Growers Association, the directory contains contact information and locations for more than 900 individual growers of fruits, vegetables and herbs throughout Illinois. The…

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