The votes have been tabulated, and it looks like our very own Growing Exchange garden at 8805 S Exchange has won a visit from the Burpee Seed Truck. The Burpee Truck will visit on May 8th, giving away seedlings, produce, cooking demos, and more. Congratulation, gardeners!
The “garden of hope” in the South Chicago neighborhood went through a period of decline as this Chicago block was overrun by street violence. Eventually, the residents and the Centro Communitario Juan Diego decided to take action and reclaimed their neighborhood, their lives and their garden.