Located on a heavily trafficked area in the North Lawndale neighborhood in Chicago the 3400 Flournoy Block Club Garden is inspirational and an example of what a community garden do.
The 2100 South Central Block Club in Chicago turned a vacant lot into an urban oasis that features fruit trees and flowers with the help of the community and the Blessed Sacrament Improvement Committee. You wouldn’t know this community garden was once a dumping ground for abandoned cars and garbage.
The 1900 S. Ridgeway Enabling Garden is a community garden in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. This community garden was built and founded with seniors and gardeners with mobility issues.
The wildly popular Veggie Bike and Dine returns Aug 15 The ride is now sold out! We again will tour through Chicago’s community gardens. We will wind through these urban oases on two wheels Aug. 15 from Rogers Park south to Old Town. Here is what is on the 2009 menu. More details coming soon!… Read more Veggie Bike and Dine — Sold Out
Save the date Saturday, September 26 7:00-10:00p.m. at Rancho Verde, home of Christy Webber Landscapes Bring the gardening season to a close in style. Don’t miss Put the Garden to Bed II featuring delicious seasonal food and drink, S’mores and the 2nd Annual NeighborSpace Garden Awards. Special thanks to Christy Webber for hosting.