Chicago Community Gardener Association

The CCGA allows gardeners to share information, collaborate, exchange ideas and build networks.

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Don’t be a Flake! Your Seasonal Snow Removal Reminder.

Winter has returned with a snowy vengeance! This is a friendly reminder about the importance of winter sidewalk maintenance around the garden. Snowy sidewalks create safety concerns and could result in city fines. 5-Foot Path Chicago’s Sidewalk Snow Removal Ordinance requires that residents clear a 5-foot pathway within 12 hours of snowfall. Please help maintain […]

What does it take to protect community gardens?

It’s been another fruitful year for NeighborSpace, Chicago’s only nonprofit community garden land trust. Having acquired six new gardens in 2014, we currently protect 97 community gardens in Chicago on behalf of dedicated community groups, coalitions of neighbors who work together to make these gardens grow. Here’s what it takes to protect all these community […]

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445 N Sacramento Blvd, Suite 204
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (773) 826-3240
Fax: (773) 442-0299

Our Partners

NeighborSpace works in ongoing collaboration with three founding government partners:

City of Chicago
Chicago Park District
Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Several landscaping businesses make significant in-kind contributions to our gardens:

Bartlett Tree Experts
Christy Webber Landscapes
Christy Webber Farm and Garden
Lake Street Landscape Supply

Our gardens also benefit from an array of community groups, government agencies, and non-profit organizations:

Greencorps Chicago
Chicago Botanic Garden
Friends of the Chicago River
Midwest Ecological Landscape Association
Slow Food Chicago
The Trust for Public Land
Chicago Cares

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