2020 Local Producers Scholarship!

The Co-op is proud to offer this local scholarship!

Funds can be used to establish and improve local farms or businesses, buy needed equipment and supplies, or pay for education on organic farming. Applicants must be Cook County residents involved in sustainable food production who are currently selling their produce or other food products through the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op, or plan to in the future. Funds can be used for training programs, conferences in sustainable food production or for equipment that would be used in food production.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying, please drop off, e-mail or send a letter to Cook County Whole Foods Co-op. Forms are also available at the Co-op service desk.

Please include:
1.) complete contact information
2.) your experience and commitment to sustainable food production
3.) a description of what the funds would be used for, and
4.) expected benefits of your endeavors for local food production and for delivery of local food supplies to the Co-op.

Click on the image below to get a copy of our application: