What’s New in DeKalb County Ag Literacy

Farm & Food Field Trip 

Meet the families behind the farms! Sign up for the July 22 Farm & Food Field Trip.

Join us for a traveling conversation to two family farms.

  • Interact with local farmers.
  • Compare organic and conventional food production.
  • Ask your questions about GMOs and pesticides.
  • Learn about farm animal welfare.
  • Discover how technology impacts sustainability.

Trip Details

  • Meet at DeKalb County Farm Bureau; travel via motorcoach to the Jones & Sanderson farms.
  • Registration fee of $10 per person includes lunch on the farm. The registration deadline is July 12.
  • Morning tour departs at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 1:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon tour departs at 11:30 a.m. and returns at 4:30 p.m.
  • Open to ages 12 and up.
  • Learn more.

Space is limited. Reserve your spot no later than July 12 by calling or visiting DeKalb County Farm Bureau, 815-756-6361.

Sponsored by DeKalb County Farm Bureau in partnership with the Sanderson and Jones family farms and DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau.