Tomorrow, you can buy tasty food and benefit NeighborSpace gardens. Shop at any of Whole Foods’s five Chicago locations on Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22nd), and 5% of your purchase will be donated to NeighborSpace community gardens. Each store will donate to a different community site: Gold Coast Whole Foods at 30 W Huron will… Read more On Tuesday, Whole Foods Chicago will donate profits to NeighborSpace Gardens!
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
For over ten years, Uptown’s Ginkgo Organic Gardens has been dedicated to growing and giving high-quality organic vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers to local organizations that serve people struggling with poverty, homelessness, and illness. According to one garden member, “the most challenging part of donating is understanding that many recipients will not share our interest… Read more Sharing the Harvest: Ginkgo Organic Gardens forges authentic connections
The Ginkgo Organic Gardens in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood focuses on growing food for a food bank to help end hunger in Chicago.