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.
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
The East Village Association fought to take control of an empty lot lots that was a blight in their Chicago neighborhood and turned it into a community garden that the residents are now proud of.