NORTH LAWNDALE PRUNING WORKDAY AFRICAN HERITAGE GARDEN 1245 S. Central Park Tuesday, February 28, 2017 9 am to 12 pm Join us as we kick off another growing season in the garden! The North Lawndale Greening Committee in partnership with Openlands and NeighborSpace, will be hosting a Pruning Workday at the African Heritage Garden. Volunteers… Read more February 28th work day at African Heritage Garden
The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago’s Children (CLOCC) is offering a workshop on healthy food donations— great info for any gardens with food donation programs! HEALTHY FOOD ACCESS WORKSHOP Best Practices in Healthy Food Donations to the Emergency Food System Monday, March 6, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. McCormick Tribune YMCA 1834 North… Read more Join CLOCC for a Healthy Food Access Workshop
Our friends at the CCGA are offering a seed starting workshop at Chicago Center for Green Technology on March 4th. Get some free seeds, learn some tips, and network with your fellow community gardeners from across the city. Nick Michaud of Westover Farms, an experienced horticulturalist, will talk about seed starting and give recommendations on… Read more CCGA Seed Starting Workshop: March 4
UPDATE: 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 NeighborSpace… Read more Double the Harvest, Double your Impact
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.
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Here are some great pics from the tree planting at 71st and Crandon in South Shore this past weekend.
Vote for your favorite gardens every day until April 20th! The 50 entries with the most votes will move on to the final judging phase for the Seeds of Change Garden Grant. Search and vote for your favorites at this link.
Garfield Park Community Council is up for a garden grant from Garnier and TerraCycle. They need your help: Click on this link for the TerraCycle Garnier Green Garden Giveaway page. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Once you scroll to the bottom, enter all relevant information. Finally, start typing in “Garfield Park” in the… Read more Vote for Garfield Park Community Council
A nice piece on the evolving community at Edna White Garden: “We could use bee keepers, mowers and someone who is interested in keeping hops growing on a trellis,” Figel said.”I’d also like to see the space used for public art, and it would be really nice to get a greenhouse in that area.I’m sure… Read more Edna White Garden in the News, Looking for Volunteers