Urban Ag Connect

We're here to help you grow - wherever that is. 

Growing in urban environments isn't always easy. Stay up to date on the latest best practices and learn about urban agriculture projects in Cook County with the Urban Ag Connect newsletter and videos.


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Get field updates about the South Suburban Cook Urban Agriculture Demonstration and Research Farm, hear about how Master Urban Farmer graduates are applying what they've learned in their communities, read the latest posts from the Cultivate Cook County blog, and never miss hearing about one of our upcoming in-person and virtual programs.


What's the best way to trellis and prune tomatoes? How can you help crops survive cold temperatures?

Check out Zach Grant's video series The Urban Ag Connect vlog for tips, step-by-step demonstrations, and techniques used at our urban research farm.