Monthly Archives: April 2015

CCGA Receives Generous Plant Donation from Macy’s Flower Show

The CCGA Resources Committee asked, and was granted permission, to visit Macy’s after hours earlier this month to pick up almost eight hundred tropical plants that had been part of the Macy’s Spring Flower Show. Our thanks go to R. …

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“Spring Flowers Galore” a big success

Almost seventy community gardeners gathered on April 11 to discuss 2015 goals for each of the six CCGA committees – Communications, Development, Education, Shared Resources, Volunteer Coordination and Membership. It was an excellent brainstorming session. Details and a meeting date …

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Window Boxes take flight at O’Hare

The community gardeners of CCGA are making their mark at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. This past week, the CCGA Resources Committee, assisted by the Austin Green Team and by NeighborSpace, designed window boxes including flower and vegetable plantings. They used …

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Bold Urban Renaissance Network – Microgrant Due April 24th

The Bold Urban Renaissance Network (B.U.R.N.) is accepting submissions for the spring cycle of their Chicago Community Grant Program through April 24th. What is the Chicago Community Grant Program? This program engages grassroots programs being run in Chicago, or by …

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