West 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

Angela Taylor of Fulton Garden on the Cover of the Sun-Times

Angela and Sam Taylor, Fulton Street Flower and Vegetable Garden leaders, made the cover of this Sunday’s Sun-Times. It’s a well-deserved tribute to their terrific, ongoing work in Garfield Park. NeighborSpace has protected the Fulton Garden site since 2006, providing insurance, water, and other support so that Angela can focus on fulfilling her vision for… Read more Angela Taylor of Fulton Garden on the Cover of the Sun-Times

Betty Swan Community Arboretum

View NeighborSpace in a larger map The Betty Swan Community Arboretum is a living laboratory in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood where residents, students, and treekeepers learn about and practice caring for city trees. This arboretum was previously called the Arthington Community Garden, created by Betty Swan in 1997, a resident leader of the 3800 W.… Read more Betty Swan Community Arboretum