One lucky donor to NeighborSpace’s Tool Lending Library Campaign will win a huge gift basket full of treats grown and prepared by NeighborSpace gardeners and friends The gift basket ($170 retail value) includes: A zippered NeighborSpace hoodie Honey, t-shirt, and cookbook from Green Youth Farm Honey, herb wreath, beeswax bar, and lip balm from Edna… Read more Win garden goodies: honey, perfume, seeds, salsa, chow chow, and more…
This week preSERVE garden, located in North Lawndale, shared its harvest with Franciscan House of Mary & Joseph, a shelter that has been providing refuge for over 30 years on Chicago’s West Side. The shelter will put the veggies to good use, either handing them out directly to clients or using them to prepare fresh… Read more Share the Harvest: preSERVE shows off its spring produce
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
UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED. It’s just too darn cold, and the ground is still very much frozen. We’ll post a new date if we get one. Slow Food Chicago and preSERVE Garden have an exciting partnership. Here’s how you can join them on their first workday of the year. Volunteers needed! Spring is here,… Read more UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED — Slow Food and preSERVE are joining forces, and you can help them.
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.