The Sesquicentennial Farms program honors generations of farmers who have worked to maintain family farms in Illinois. To qualify for Sesquicentennial Farm status, an agricultural property must have been owned by the same family of descendants for at least 150 years.
When certified as a Sesquicentennial Farm, you receive:
- Road Grade Sign
- Certificate signed by the Director of Agriculture and the Governor
- Press Release to send to your local paper
- Invitation to Agriculture day at the State Fair
- Search for a Sesquicentennial Farm
- Sesquicentennial Farms Program - Certification Application 2022
- Sesquicentennial Farm Program - Recertification and Reorder Form 2022
Click here for Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
For more information please contact:
Illinois Centennial / Sesquicentennial/Bicentennial Farms Program
Illinois Department of Agriculture Marketing and Promotions
P. O. Box 19281
Springfield, Illinois 62794-9281