The Illinois Stewardship Alliance has been trying to pass legislation exempting seed sharing activities from requirements of the commercial seed law. On April 29th the Illinois state Senate Bill 3130 just passed and now is off to the House and …

Special Sale of Wrought Iron Community Gardeners! Tell your friends about this special opportunity! You’ve already saved the date for our May 14 Vegetable Seedling Distribution, and now we are offering you more than plants for your garden.  CCGA will …

On Wednesday May 4th the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) kicked-off a new initiative designed to restore the urban canopy and manage Cook County’s storm water. As of that date the MWRD will begin distributing free oak …

Please join us at 11am Saturday May 14th at the Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. The meeting agenda includes: CCGA Working Team reports on: Tasks for 2016 and Budget (income and expenses); Calendar for the …

Howard Area Community Garden’s 1st Spring Plant Sale May 14th and 15th

The Howard Area Community Garden‘s first Spring Plant Sale will be in full swing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, in the garden at the corner of Hermitage and Juneway in the …

 

2016 CCGA Vegetable Seedling Distribution May 14, 9am

Vegetable Seedling Distribution 445 N. Sacramento Blvd Saturday, May 14, 2016 Register Now! Hello Community Gardeners, The Resources Committee has grown hundreds of vegetable seedlings to kick-start your gardens: 18 types of tomatoes (including some gorgeous heirlooms), sweet and hot …

 

Rotating Community Table at Plant Chicago’s Summer Farmers Market!

The Plant Chicago is announcing their rotating community table at their summer farmers market for the 2016 season. The market is held each Saturday from June 4through September 10, from 10am-2pm. They are looking for community farms, school gardens and …

 

Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Plant Sale May 14th and 15th

Help us celebrate our 20th year!  Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will offer more than 150 varieties of organically-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings. Customers can expect a wide variety of open-pollinated and heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Other highlights include …

 

Updates from our Spring Flowering Distribution

Wow! Ellen Trenn-Mack and her two neighbors wasted very little time planting the Spring Flowering plants, we distributed a few weeks ago, at their neighborhood playlot, in planters and across the front of the park. So glad to see they are …

 

Remember the CCGA Bulb Distribution Last October?

These photos show a few of the results!     Share your favorite CCGA photos with us!