Intrepid Howard Area Community Garden Leade Katje Sabin informs us that you can vote for the garden’s public edible boxes and help them win pizes from Gethsemane Garden Center! VOTE HERE for Corner of Juneway and Hermitage HELP THE GARDEN WIN! State Representative Kelly Cassidy of the 14th District is hosting a contest for the… Read more Vote: Howard Area Community Garden edible public garden boxes nominated for prize
A terrific video piece on Lawndale Triangle Garden, a new NeighborSpace-protected site. There was also an empty lot that Stallworth saw as an opportunity. There used to be homes here that she says were torn down in the 1970s, and it’s been empty ever since. Now, it’s becoming a community garden with a focus on… Read more Lawndale Triangle on Chicago Tonight
The rain could not dampen Little Village neighbors’ excitement for the Jardincito tree planting ceremony this past Saturday. Hands big and small pitched in to plant trees and help this exciting new garden to take shape. Like the Jardincito page on facebook to get more updates.
A terrific read about Hermitage Community Garden’s community work engaging high school students in Englewood: Their instructor, Lawrence Bass, refers to his class of second- and third-year students as the Global Design Team. He said he wanted to give them real world experience and that’s exactly what they’re getting. The project is to expand the… Read more Student-Garden Partnership in Englewood
The City of Chicago is hosting a series of neighborhood workshops to address the region’s resilience to incidents of extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and related damage. The purpose of the workshops is to identify techniques and infrastructure improvements that foster sustainability and reduce damage to private and public property. Please attend to… Read more Weather Resilience Workshops
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On Thursday, October 1st, garden leaders from Pilsen’s La Huerta Roots & Rays accepted the American Planning Association’s Community Outreach Award. Congratulations to these garden leaders and their phenomenal efforts in connecting the community with the development of this beautiful neighborhood garden site.
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