The complete program for the 2014 ACGA conference in Chicago is now available. Time is running out to register for the conference.
Our friends at CCCG are hosting a perennial and flower giveaway on Friday, July 25th at Sherwood Peace Garden. Check it out at the CCCG Community Events calendar, where you can add your own garden’s events.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CCCG 2014 Registration is required. There are hundreds of community gardens sown across Chicago. Though we all garden in our unique neighborhoods, we are bound by common challenges, opportunities and visions of a greener city. The 2nd Annual CCCG is a day for Chicago’s community gardeners to connect, learn, share… Read more CCCG 2014 Registration Now Open.
Chicago is hosting the 2014 American Community Garden Association (ACGA) Conference. We are now accepting proposals from individuals who would like to lead an education session during the conference. Selected presenters can earn a $100 discount towards their conference registration. The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is a non-profit organization of professionals and volunteers who… Read more Call for Proposals: ACGA 2014 Conference
These chilly temperatures can’t keep gardeners from swapping seeds. Peterson Garden Project‘s 5th Annual Seed Swap is coming on February 16th: Bring your vegetable and herb seeds to share with other edible gardeners! You never know what you’ll find – gardeners are generous people, after all. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones as… Read more Peterson Garden Project Seed Swap – February 16th
Our friends at Growing Power run a Farmers for Chicago Program with some great opportunities this spring. Want to get your hands dirty? Try the Farmers for Chicago Workshop Program, a series of one- and multi-day workshops running through spring. Topics range from composting and beekeeping to marketing and project management. Already targeted on farming?… Read more Growing Power – Join Farmers for Chicago this spring.
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
Our friends at KAMII congregation are hosting a Food Justice & Sustainability Weekend from January 17 to 19 inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr. and by Tu B’Shevat, an “ancient agricultural tax day that was reinterpreted to have spiritual significance by the Jewish mystics in the middle ages…now considered the Jewish arbor day.” NeighborSpace’s own… Read more KAMII hosts Food Justice and Sustainability Weekend
Growing Home‘s Honore Street Urban Farm, the first true urban agriculture site to be protected by NeighborSpace, is celebrating the construction of a new hoop house this Saturday, and you can join them. Join your friends and neighbors at Growing Home for farm tours, snacks, music, a photobooth, pumpkin carving, and other fun activities as… Read more Celebrate Honore Street’s New Hoophouse – Saturday, October 26
Connecting Chicago Community Gardens (CCCG) is having its Fall Meeting this October 23rd from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology (CCGT), 445 N Sacramento Blvd. View Larger Map After a successful summer of gardening, it’s time to reconvene CCCG! We will spend some time looking back at the successes of… Read more CCCG Fall Meeting – October 23rd – Connect with your Fellow Gardeners!