East Garfield Park

Maximize Bionutrients with this Two-Day Workshop

The Bionutrient Food Association’s Dan Kittredge is leading a series of workshops around the country targeted at growing the most nutrient-rich crops possible. The Chicago workshop takes place Saturday, March 29th and Sunday March 30th, and you can register here. The North Lawndale Greening Committee, The Garfield Park Community Council, and The Garfield Park Conservatory… Read more Maximize Bionutrients with this Two-Day Workshop

Let’s Get Growing! Spring Tips for the Community Gardener – March 15th

It has been a long cold winter, but spring is around the corner. Even before the soil warms, you can be ready to get your garden growing. Come to this workshop for inspiration and hands on tips for success. All three instructors have been working in community gardens through out the city for over 15… Read more Let’s Get Growing! Spring Tips for the Community Gardener – March 15th

Sept. 28: Perennial Giveaway AND Garfield Park Market

Two great events are coming up this Saturday, September 28th: The Garfield Park Neighborhood Market Lake and Kedzie 9 am to 1 pm Pick up fresh, local produce, Dark Matter coffee, and handcrafted goods while enjoying live entertainment. The Great Perennial Divide Multiple Locations (including Lake and Kedzie) 10 am to Noon for school and… Read more Sept. 28: Perennial Giveaway AND Garfield Park Market

Plant Giveaway September 28th – Volunteer Opportunity

As part of our ongoing collaboration with Connecting Chicago Community Gardens (CCCG), we are helping to facilitate a multi-site plant giveaway on Saturday, September 28th. We need volunteers to help run the event. This is a great chance to connect with your fellow gardeners and help gardens all over the city, while also getting first… Read more Plant Giveaway September 28th – Volunteer Opportunity

Chicago FarmWorks sprouting in East Garfield Park

Check out this article about a new partnership between NeighborSpace and several other great organizations that will revitalize a 2.6 acre lot in East Garfield Park with urban agriculture and job training. “This land will produce more than just fresh vegetables for Chicago families. It also will create jobs for those who are overcoming barriers… Read more Chicago FarmWorks sprouting in East Garfield Park