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NeighborSpace is the only nonprofit urban land trust in Chicago that preserves and sustains gardens on behalf of dedicated community groups. We support community gardens – through property ownership, insurance, water, stewardship, education, tool lending, project planning, fundraising support, troubleshooting, and more — so that community groups can focus on gardening and on their community-building vision, generating food, beauty, play, health, and safety for their neighborhoods.

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Double the Harvest, Double your Impact

UPDATE 12/27/16: We’re already halfway to meeting our $1,500 match goal! Help us get there by January 1st.  Exciting news: an anonymous donor has agreed to match up to $1,500 of donations made to NeighborSpace before January 1st. That means your gift will work twice as hard to help communities unlock their creative potential.   Donate to… Read more Double the Harvest, Double your Impact

NeighborSpace Welcomes Three New Gardens

NeighborSpace has just welcomed three new gardens into the land trust: Bronzeville Alliance Neighborhood Garden Dorchester Community Garden Eat to Live Incubator Farm in Englewood Want to help NeighborSpace protect these and 100+ other gardens in perpetuity as vital community resources? Please consider making a donation.

Veggie Bingo – Summer 2016!

NeighborSpace and The Hideout present Veggie Bingo! Every Wednesday evening from June 15th – August 31st from 5:30-8:00. All proceeds benefit Chicago community gardens. Veggie Bingo takes place at the Hideout at 1354 W Wabansia [map]. Wednesday, June 15: Chicago Community Gardeners Association Wednesday, June 22: El Paseo Community Garden Wednesday, June 29: Winthrop Harmony… Read more Veggie Bingo – Summer 2016!