Chicago Community Gardener Association

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

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Student-Garden Partnership in Englewood

A terrific read about Hermitage Community Garden’s community work engaging high school students in Englewood: Their instructor, Lawrence Bass, refers to his class of second- and third-year students as the Global Design Team. He said he wanted to give them real world experience and that’s exactly what they’re getting. The project is to expand the […]

CLOCC offers Healthy Emergency Food Systems workshop

Our friends at the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago’s Children (CLOCC) are offering a workshop on emergency food systems. This is a chance to learn about unique garden-pantry partnerships, which you can also learn about on the Chicago Community Gardeners Association (CCGA) resource page. Join us in discovering unique models and partnerships used to […]

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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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