Fair Oaks Farms Grant Application

Fair Oaks Farms Grant Application

The 2017 Pig Adventure at Fair Oaks Farms Grant Application


Illinois Pork Producers Association, Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation, Illinois Soybean Association and the Illinois Corn Marketing Board have partnered together to offer a grant program to provide an amazing once in a lifetime agricultural experience for fourth and fifth grade Chicago Schools.


Fair Oaks Farms, in Fair Oaks, Indiana, bring education and entertainment together, creating a unique field trip experience.  Students will learn about pigs, the environment and sustainability.  It's an escape to the country with acres of great outdoor fun, food and learning where students can explore family farms and reconnect with nature, animals and the planet.


Students start by touring the Pig Adventure (including the Pork Education Center) and have a birds-eys view of modern pig farming in all its stages. Then on to the new Crop Adventure where exhibits feature intriciate root systems, how weather affects our crops and amazing facts about plant life.