Come Support CCGA on Wed. June 15th! Wednesdays, June 15th to August 31st, 5:30-8:00 pm Once again, NeighborSpace, The Hideout, and Soup & Bread are partnering to present Veggie Bingo. Every Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 8pm, local celebrity callers …

2016 Summer Session Interested in learning about urban ag? How to grow food? How to design and install a food forest? Then please join us for any or all of eight free workshops this July and August at KAM Isaiah …

The CHIditarod Foundation is accepting applications from organizations whose mission is related to alleviating hunger, addressing food insecurity, and/or improving the lives of the public through education, food or hunger relief in the metropolitan Chicago area. Smaller, community-led organizations are especially …

5000 vegetable and flower seedlings and 135 community gardens; those are the statistics for this year’s Resources Committee distributions on May 7 and May 14.  The Resources Committee grew the seedlings in the Center for Green Technology greenhouse, and then distributed …

Support Seed Sharing Activities – Keep Agribusiness & Government Out of Seed Exchanges

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 During Our Veggie Distribution!

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 …

 

Free Oak Sapling Giveaways Every Wednesday

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 …

 

Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting May 14th at 11am

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 …