Greencorps Chicago

Monticello Garden

View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site The garden started as an informal project. It was once an abandoned building that was torn down and then the community began to ‘guerrilla’ garden there. Around 2000 the lot was beginning to take some shape with the input of the neighbors on the 2200 block of… Read more Monticello Garden

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