Tastiest fundraiser ever: Native Foods Cafe is hosting a “Native Day” for NeighborSpace on Wednesday, February 5th! A portion of all sales made at Native Foods Chicago locations on February 5th will be donated to benefit NeighborSpace gardens. In addition, if you buy an entree, side, and a drink on our Native Day you will… Read more Native Foods benefits NeighborSpace Gardens – February 5th
Frankie Machine Garden in West Town had their first harvest of Swiss chard and cabbage for donation last week. They have partnered with the Northwest Food Partners Network (NFPN), an alliance of organizations working on food security, nutrition, and ending hunger. The produce was shared for First Bethlehem Lutheran Church’s emergency food distribution.
CCCG’s summer of garden tours continues in West Town this Sunday, July 28th: Wood Street Garden Walk (West Town) 12-5pm Wood Street between Division and Augusta Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org The tour will include looks at NeighborSpace sites GreenHouse Garden and Frankie Machine. Check out the full 2013 garden tour schedule here.
The seeds planted at the Connecting Chicago Community Gardeners (CCCG) conference this past February are starting to sprout! Gardeners have created a weekend-by-weekend schedule of garden tours happening throughout the city. Learn more about your own neighborhood, or get out to see what’s going on in other communities. Check back here throughout the summer for… Read more CCCG releases 2013 garden tour schedule
One of NeighborSpace’s oldest gardens, Frankie Machine, is sharing the harvest this season. Along the fence line, about 50 square feet of growing area is dedicated to donation. Garden leader Marjorie Isaacson has long wanted to make donations happen at the 30-year-old allotment garden and is excited to see that the idea is finally sprouting.… Read more Share the Harvest: Frankie Machine
View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site Campbell Co-Op Community Garden is located in Humboldt Park. A youth program is run out of the garden each summer, and a harvest of vegetables and flowers are sold through HomeGrown Chicago Farmers Market at 2626 W. Division Street.
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View NeighborSpace in a larger map The garden was founded in 2008 by Brent Norsman and members of the Hermitage Triangle Gardeners, occupying a previously unmaintained parking lot. The Hermitage Triangle Gardeners is a group of 6-10 neighborhood residents that are avid gardeners who have wanted to beautify their neighborhood for some time. Contact: 773.772.8990
View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site El Yunque looks to provide a safe green space for edibles, ornamentals, and people to grow and prosper. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or a member, or are seeking a host site for youth/environmental/school volunteer group please contact ElYunqueGarden@gmail.com for information.
The residents of this area in the West Town neighborhood came together to turn an empty lot into a garden into a garden when they noticed a lone Chicago gardener started growing tomatoes in the spot.