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Roots and Rays

View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site Roots and Rays is a community allotment garden with 18 raised beds serving individuals, families and organizations throughout Pilsen. There are also container gardens filled with annuals, perennials and herbs. Signage has been erected and woodchips have been spread through the site. The triangular parcel is surrounded… Read more Roots and Rays

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

El Paseo Community Garden

View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site In February of 2009, five residents founded Growing Station (now known as El Paseo) community garden. They wanted to grow their own food and contribute to their community. They began searching for a vacant lot to build an organic community vegetable garden, eventually asking Alderman Danny Solis… Read more El Paseo Community Garden