The Bionutrient Food Association’s Dan Kittredge is leading a series of workshops around the country targeted at growing the most nutrient-rich crops possible. The Chicago workshop takes place Saturday, March 29th and Sunday March 30th, and you can register here. The North Lawndale Greening Committee, The Garfield Park Community Council, and The Garfield Park Conservatory… Read more Maximize Bionutrients with this Two-Day Workshop
It has been a long cold winter, but spring is around the corner. Even before the soil warms, you can be ready to get your garden growing. Come to this workshop for inspiration and hands on tips for success. All three instructors have been working in community gardens through out the city for over 15… Read more Let’s Get Growing! Spring Tips for the Community Gardener – March 15th
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
The North Lawndale Greening Committee has two workdays scheduled soon. First: Saturday, April 20 at the preSERVE Garden at 1233 S Central Park. Our partners for this garden are Slow Food Chicago, the Chicago Honey Co-op, NeighborSpace, and the North Lawndale Greening. We focus on healthy food production in this garden. Last year we raised five varieties of… Read more Two Workdays Coming Up in North Lawndale
View NeighborSpace in a larger map The Betty Swan Community Arboretum is a living laboratory in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood where residents, students, and treekeepers learn about and practice caring for city trees. This arboretum was previously called the Arthington Community Garden, created by Betty Swan in 1997, a resident leader of the 3800 W.… Read more Betty Swan Community Arboretum
View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site The preSERVE garden is a partnership between Slow Food Chicago, the North Lawndale Greening Committee and the Chicago Honey Co-Op. It started in 2010, arising from the desire to get more deeply involved in community gardening at the neighborhood level.