Address: P.O. Box 582, Hopkins Park IL 60944
About Us / Pembroke Farmers Cooperative History: The Pembroke Farmers Cooperative was created in 1999 by a small group of farmers, the Illinois Cooperative Extension Service, USDA, and several other entities. The only co-op in Kankakee County, Pembroke’s thirty or so farmers produce mostly specialty crops and pasture-raised poultry. Farmer members are largely African-American, all use chemical-free growing methods, and some are certified organic...Today, Pembroke Farmers Cooperative sells theirs wares at numerous farmers’ markets, health food stores, and restaurants.