100 Garden Beds for a Resilient Chicago Chicago has been vigilant in the face of Covid-19. In these challenging times community gardens have emerged as mighty neighborhood places where communities grow food and safely come together outdoors. To help gardens meet the increased demand of the pandemic NeighborSpace, Chicago’s land trust for community gardens, will build or… Read more 100 Garden Beds for a Resilient Chicago
View NeighborSpace in a larger map Year Established: 2015 Local Leaders: South Austin Neighborhood Association (SANA) Community Group: Neighborhood Gardens NeighborSpace Partnership: 2017 The South Austin Neighborhood Association (SANA) has been organizing since 2015 to create a Veteran’s Peace Garden in the Austin community area. The garden’s mission is to be “A sanctuary of peace,… Read more Veteran’s Peace Garden
To celebrate NeighborSpace’s 20th Anniversary, we’re bringing our community together, just as NeighborSpace gardens bring communities together. Raise a glass at Whiner Beer’s taproom at The Plant with NeighborSpace’s staff, board, supporters, and garden partners. Pleasant House Bakery will serve a locally-sourced, British-inspired menu. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 6:30 to 9:30 pm Whiner Beer Taproom… Read more You’re Invited to NeighborSpace’s 20th Anniversary Party
The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) grant is “designed to enhance the physical attractiveness of the Hyde Park-South Kenwood, North Kenwood-Oakland, Woodlawn, and Washington Park communities. Since 1999, we have collectively granted nearly $500,000 in beautification funds.” Brickyard Garden, a NeighborSpace-protected site, was one of this year’s winners. Congratulations!
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