NeighborSpace and The Hideout present Veggie Bingo! Every Wednesday evening from June 15th – August 31st from 5:30-8:00. All proceeds benefit Chicago community gardens. Veggie Bingo takes place at the Hideout at 1354 W Wabansia [map]. Wednesday, June 15: Chicago Community Gardeners Association Wednesday, June 22: El Paseo Community Garden Wednesday, June 29: Winthrop Harmony… Read more Veggie Bingo – Summer 2016!
Here are some great pics from the tree planting at 71st and Crandon in South Shore this past weekend.
Vote for your favorite gardens every day until April 20th! The 50 entries with the most votes will move on to the final judging phase for the Seeds of Change Garden Grant. Search and vote for your favorites at this link.
Garfield Park Community Council is up for a garden grant from Garnier and TerraCycle. They need your help: Click on this link for the TerraCycle Garnier Green Garden Giveaway page. Scroll to the bottom of the page. Once you scroll to the bottom, enter all relevant information. Finally, start typing in “Garfield Park” in the… Read more Vote for Garfield Park Community Council
Intrepid Howard Area Community Garden Leade Katje Sabin informs us that you can vote for the garden’s public edible boxes and help them win pizes from Gethsemane Garden Center! VOTE HERE for Corner of Juneway and Hermitage HELP THE GARDEN WIN! State Representative Kelly Cassidy of the 14th District is hosting a contest for the… Read more Vote: Howard Area Community Garden edible public garden boxes nominated for prize
A terrific video piece on Lawndale Triangle Garden, a new NeighborSpace-protected site. There was also an empty lot that Stallworth saw as an opportunity. There used to be homes here that she says were torn down in the 1970s, and it’s been empty ever since. Now, it’s becoming a community garden with a focus on… Read more Lawndale Triangle on Chicago Tonight
Good news: Public Good Software, the company that provides the fundraising software NeighborSpace uses, is potentially doubling any donations to NeighborSpace. For the month of May, a private foundation will match the first $100 of every donation nonprofits raise with publicgood.com, up to $20,000. NeighborSpace, Chicago’s only nonprofit community garden land trust, currently protects gardens… Read more Double your impact with Public Good this May
The rain could not dampen Little Village neighbors’ excitement for the Jardincito tree planting ceremony this past Saturday. Hands big and small pitched in to plant trees and help this exciting new garden to take shape. Like the Jardincito page on facebook to get more updates.
Date: April 25 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Cost: FREE rain or shine Jardincito Advisory Council invites you and your young children to a CHILDREN’S TREE PLANTING Please join us for a very special ceremonial tree planting to celebrate the launch of Jardincito Community Play Garden! Bring your shovel! Bring a spoon! Bring your… Read more Jardincito – Children’s Tree Planting / SIEMBRA DE ÁRBOLES PARA LOS NIÑOS
Get spring started in your garden with this action-packed NeighborSpace workshop on May 2nd. Come for a refresher course on what it means to be a NeighborSpace-protected garden. TOOL UP with NeighborSpace When: Saturday, May 2nd, 10 am to noon. (with free lunch at 11:30) Where: Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N Sacramento Blvd. Cost: FREE Come meet… Read more TOOL UP – workshop for NeighborSpace gardens – Saturday, May 2nd