Come check out our upcoming events!
Lake Geneva Mailboat Tour
Thursday, July 19th
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
10:00am-2:00pm
Take a ride on the most exciting tour Lake Geneva Cruise Line offers – the US Mailboat!  An actual mail delivery to lakeshore homes, the Mailboat gives passengers a front row view to some of the most remarkable scenery in the Midwest.  Cost of the trip is $50, and includes the tour and lunch  If you have questions, or would like to sign up for the trip please contact the Lake County Farm Bureau at 847-223-6506.  For a complete overview of the trip CLICK HERE
On-the-Road Trucking Seminar 
Tuesday, August 7th
Lake County Farm Bureau office
10:00am-2:00pm
Trucking regulations can be complicated, and farm exemptions compound that complexity.  Seems everyone has a different answer to your question.  Come join us at 1:00 on Tuesday, August 7th at the Lake County Farm Bureau office to find out what you need to know.  The Lake County Farm Bureau will be hosting a two-hour seminar that focuses on trucking laws—old and new—specifically for farmers.  
If you have questions, or would like to sign up for the trip please contact Information Director Andy Blaul at 847-223-6506 or via email at [email protected].  For a complete overview of the trip CLICK HERE

2nd Annual Lake County Farm Stroll
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018
11:00am-5:00pm

The Lake County Farm Stroll will be featuring many local agribusinesses. There is no end or start time to this event. The event is set up so you can come and go from any locations that interest you at your leisure. The Lake County Farm Bureau is partnered with the University of Illinois Extension and College of Lake County for this event. Watch for updates in upcoming issues of the Diversified Farmer. Here is a list of the participating locations:

College of Lake County Sustainable Farm
Fields & Fences Equestrian Center
Golden Oaks Farm
Grow Well Farms
Jameks Farm
Krueger's Vegetable Stand
Lake County Farm Bureau
Prairie Crossing Farm
SafeHouse Farm Alpacas
University of Illinois Extension 


AARP Smart Driver Course 
Tuesday Oct. 16th & Thursday Oct. 18th
9:00am-1:00pm 
The two day course will be held at the Lake County Farm Bureau Office located at 70 US Highway 45 in Grayslake. The AARP course teaches valuable defense driving strategies and provides a refresher of the rules of the road. Upon completing the course you may qualify for a multi-year automobile insurance discount (check with your COUNTRY Financial Representative for details). The course costs $15 for AARP members and $20 for non AARP members. If you would like to sign up or recieve more information please contact Information Director Andy Blaul by phone at 847-223-6506 or via email at [email protected]
The Lake County Farm Bureau would like to remind you of all the local farmer’s markets happening this summer. Within a couple weeks, several markets will be opening for the summer season in many towns across Lake County.  These markets are the perfect place to pick up healthy foods and support your local agribusiness. Please take some time to view the opportunities here in Lake County.

Antioch
                June 1-Sept. 28
                Thurs. 3-7pm
                845 Main St.
                www.antoch.il.gov
Barrington
                June 14-Oct. 18
                Thurs. 3-7pm
                Park Ave and Cook St.
                www.barringtonfarmersmarket.com 
Buffalo Grove
                June 17- Oct. 14
                Sun. 8am-12:30pm
                www.vbg.org
Deerfield
                June 16-Oct. 13
                Sat. 7 am-12:30pm
                Deerfield Rd. and Robert York Ave.
                http://www.deerfield.il.us/301/Farmers-Market
Fox Lake
                June-Sept.
                Tues. 4-8pm
                17 E. School Ct. Fox Lake, IL
                www.foxlakefarmersmarket.com
Grayslake
                May 30- Sept. 26
                Wed. 3-7 pm
                 Downtown Grayslake on Center St.
                grayslakefarmersmarket.com
Gurnee
                July-Oct.
                Third Sun. 11am-3pm
                3559 Grand Ave.
                gurnee.il.us/business/eastgrandmarket
               
Highland Park
                June 6- Oct. 31
                Wed. 7 am- 1pm
                Dean Ave.  (Jens Jensen Park)
                www.raviniafarmersmarket.org
Highwood
                June 6-Aug. 29
                Wed. 4:30-9:30pm
                130 Highwood Ave. Highwood, IL 60040
                www.celebratehighwood.org
Lake Barrington
                June 5- Sept. 25
                Tues. 3-7pm
                28214 W. Northwest Hwy Lake Barrington, IL 60010
                www.visitlakecounty.org
Lake Bluff
                June 8- Oct. 12
                Fri 7 am- 12 pm
                Artesian Park
                www.lakebluff.org
Lake Zurich
                June 1-Sept. 7
                Fri. 3-7pm
                Paulus Park
                lakezurich.org
Libertyville
                June 21- Oct. 18
                Thurs. 7 am- 1 pm
                W Church St. and Cook Ave. (Cook Park)
                www.libertyvillefarmersmarket.org
Mundelein
                June 12- Oct. 16
                Tues. 3-7 pm
                Hi. 45 between Courtland St. and Crystal St.
                www.mundeleincommunityconnection.org
Round Lake
                July 14-Sept. 15
                Sat. 9am-12pm
                Cedar Lake Rd. and Rollins Rd.
                roundlakechamber.chambermaster.com
Wauconda
                July-Sept.
                Thurs. 4-7pm
                Main St
                www.waucondachamber.org

  
Lake County Farmer's Markets