Day: April 1, 2013

April 6th: Announcing Planning Meeting for Play Garden in Little Village

Our friends at El Jardin Communitario de la 23rd y Whipple, in partnership with Community Links High School, the Boys and Girls Club, Taller de Jose, La Familia Unida, Alderman Cardenas, the Trust for Public Land, and NeighborSpace, are starting the first play garden in Chicago. Check out the details below, and feel free to distribute this printable flyer.… Read more April 6th: Announcing Planning Meeting for Play Garden in Little Village

“Community thrives along a nearly forgotten slice of an urban river.”

A terrific grist.org article about gardening and community with Riverbank Neighbors: Riverbank Neighbors reflects a shift. Nature — parks and forests, farms and gardens — historically have been at the core of community. Today’s environmental concerns, such as climate change and mass extinction, increase the desire for people to live in more tightly knit communities.… Read more “Community thrives along a nearly forgotten slice of an urban river.”