Ben Helphand

Short notice: South Chicago Art Center Garden Party tomorrow

South Chicago Art Center is hosting a Garden Party tomorrow, Friday August 22nd, from 1 to 4 pm at Artist’s Garden, 8931-35 S Brandon Ave. Join the South Chicago Art Center tomorrow for our Annual Garden Party! Each year, 25 to 30 community members take part in our Community Artist’s Garden by cultivating plots of… Read more Short notice: South Chicago Art Center Garden Party tomorrow

Angela Taylor of Fulton Garden on the Cover of the Sun-Times

Angela and Sam Taylor, Fulton Street Flower and Vegetable Garden leaders, made the cover of this Sunday’s Sun-Times. It’s a well-deserved tribute to their terrific, ongoing work in Garfield Park. NeighborSpace has protected the Fulton Garden site since 2006, providing insurance, water, and other support so that Angela can focus on fulfilling her vision for… Read more Angela Taylor of Fulton Garden on the Cover of the Sun-Times

Chicago Rarities Orchard Project profile in ASLA newsletter

The Illinois chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects has a profile of the Chicago Rarities Orchard Project (CROP) in their latest newsletter. CROP is a future NeighborSpace project. We can’t link directly to the article, but you can find it on page 16 of the full newsletter here. Check out that snazzy rendering!

Share the Harvest: Frankie Machine Donates Chard, Cabbage

Frankie Machine Garden in West Town had their first harvest of Swiss chard and cabbage for donation last week. They have partnered with the Northwest Food Partners Network (NFPN), an alliance of organizations working on food security, nutrition, and ending hunger. The produce was shared for First Bethlehem Lutheran Church’s emergency food distribution.