Year: 2015

Vote: Howard Area Community Garden edible public garden boxes nominated for prize

Intrepid Howard Area Community Garden Leade Katje Sabin informs us that you can vote for the garden’s public edible boxes and help them win pizes from Gethsemane Garden Center! VOTE HERE for Corner of Juneway and Hermitage HELP THE GARDEN WIN! State Representative Kelly Cassidy of the 14th District is hosting a contest for the… Read more Vote: Howard Area Community Garden edible public garden boxes nominated for prize

Double your impact with Public Good this May

Good news: Public Good Software, the company that provides the fundraising software NeighborSpace uses, is potentially doubling any donations to NeighborSpace. For the month of May, a private foundation will match the first $100 of every donation nonprofits raise with publicgood.com, up to $20,000. NeighborSpace, Chicago’s only nonprofit community garden land trust, currently protects gardens… Read more Double your impact with Public Good this May

Jardincito Tree Planting a Big Success

The rain could not dampen Little Village neighbors’ excitement for the Jardincito tree planting ceremony this past Saturday. Hands big and small pitched in to plant trees and help this exciting new garden to take shape. Like the Jardincito page on facebook to get more updates.

Jardincito – Children’s Tree Planting / SIEMBRA DE ÁRBOLES PARA LOS NIÑOS

Date: April 25 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Cost: FREE rain or shine Jardincito Advisory Council invites you and your young children to a CHILDREN’S TREE PLANTING Please join us for a very special ceremonial tree planting to celebrate the launch of Jardincito Community Play Garden! Bring your shovel! Bring a spoon! Bring your… Read more Jardincito – Children’s Tree Planting / SIEMBRA DE ÁRBOLES PARA LOS NIÑOS

TOOL UP – workshop for NeighborSpace gardens – Saturday, May 2nd

Get spring started in your garden with this action-packed NeighborSpace workshop on May 2nd. Come for a refresher course on what it means to be a NeighborSpace-protected garden. TOOL UP with NeighborSpace When: Saturday, May 2nd, 10 am to noon. (with free lunch at 11:30) Where: Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N Sacramento Blvd. Cost: FREE Come meet… Read more TOOL UP – workshop for NeighborSpace gardens – Saturday, May 2nd

Window Boxes take flight at O’Hare

Community gardeners are making their mark at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. This past week, the CCGA Resources Committee, assisted by the Austin Green Team and by NeighborSpace, designed window boxes including flower and vegetable plantings. They used many of their home-grown plants as well as plants donated by Macy’s. The exhibits are located in Terminal… Read more Window Boxes take flight at O’Hare