A nice Chicagoist write-up about Chicago Rarities Orchard Project. The Chicago Rarities Orchard Project (CROP) has been in the works for five years, as board members worked with the City of Chicago and the nonprofit organization NeighborSpace to secure land for an orchard. “Everyone has been very supportive and it’s exciting to see this project… Read more Chicagoist Picks CROP
Check out the event page on CCGA. GARDEN WHIMSY: Using nature’s materials to decorate your garden and home Laurie Smith from Fat Blossom Farms and Artist Kathy Dickhut WHEN: Tuesday, August 26 at 7:00pm WHERE: The home of Barbara and Joe Moore 1431 W. Fargo We all love to decorate our homes with cut flowers… Read more Rogers Park Garden Group hosts Art Workshop
Does your garden runneth over with tomatoes? Find out how to use them creatively at the Chicago Park District’s first annual Tomato Fest.
The complete program for the 2014 ACGA conference in Chicago is now available. Time is running out to register for the conference.
Our friends at CCCG are hosting a perennial and flower giveaway on Friday, July 25th at Sherwood Peace Garden. Check it out at the CCCG Community Events calendar, where you can add your own garden’s events.
The Urban Land Institute just honored NeighborSpace with a Vision Award for our Chicago programs. We were proud to be recognized alongside our partners at the Chicago Park District (for Chicago Plays!), the Forest Preserve District of Cook County (for the Camping Master Plan), and Divvy. Full list of 2014 ULI Vision Award-winners
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Tomorrow, you can buy tasty food and benefit NeighborSpace gardens. Shop at any of Whole Foods’s five Chicago locations on Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22nd), and 5% of your purchase will be donated to NeighborSpace community gardens. Each store will donate to a different community site: Gold Coast Whole Foods at 30 W Huron will… Read more On Tuesday, Whole Foods Chicago will donate profits to NeighborSpace Gardens!
Archeworks has been working on a partnership-based design project with NeighborSpace. They will be presenting the results of this project on Thursday, May 8th. Join us! Our design collaboration with NeighborSpace envisions new approaches for sustaining a strong network of community gardens throughout Chicago neighborhoods. The design team is developing a multi-media archive of individual… Read more Archeworks Year-End Design Review
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CCCG 2014 Registration is required. There are hundreds of community gardens sown across Chicago. Though we all garden in our unique neighborhoods, we are bound by common challenges, opportunities and visions of a greener city. The 2nd Annual CCCG is a day for Chicago’s community gardeners to connect, learn, share… Read more CCCG 2014 Registration Now Open.