West Town

Native Foods benefits NeighborSpace Gardens – February 5th

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

Share the Harvest: Frankie Machine Donates Chard, Cabbage

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.

Wood Street Garden Tour this Sunday

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: marjiei@yahoo.com The tour will include looks at NeighborSpace sites GreenHouse Garden and Frankie Machine. Check out the full 2013 garden tour schedule here.

CCCG releases 2013 garden tour schedule

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

Campbell Co-Op Community Garden

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.

Hermitage Triangle Garden

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

El Yunque

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.

Greenhouse Garden

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.