Irving Park

Sharing the Harvest: Donating Produce Engages the Community

Erin Fuller, a gardener at the Merchant Park Community Garden in the Irving Park neighborhood, initiated the connection with a local WIC office after realizing they often had extra produce. Gardeners glean weekly during the growing season, and Erin delivers the produce to WIC’s nutritionist who is then able to make sure the clients that need the produce… Read more Sharing the Harvest: Donating Produce Engages the Community

Check out Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse’s Gardening Exchange

Our friends at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse are having a Gardening Exchange event. Drop off times start this Saturday, January 5th. Check it out: Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse’s 3rd annual Gardening Exchange event is coming up on Saturday, March 9th, 2013. Do you have things you are ready to pass on to a fellow gardener? Did… Read more Check out Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse’s Gardening Exchange

NeighborSpace Year in Review: Merchant Park

What makes your block into a neighborhood? For many residents of the Irving Park neighborhood, it’s Merchant Park Community Garden.   Merchant Park is a model of community organization spirit. The gardeners strive to provide an opportunity for neighbors and their children to work, play, learn and grow together, and aims to benefit the community at… Read more NeighborSpace Year in Review: Merchant Park