Monthly Archives: April 2016

Updates from our Spring Flowering Distribution

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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 …

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Remember the CCGA Bulb Distribution Last October?

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

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Save The Date! Saturday May 14, 2016! Vegetable Seedling Distribution AND Wrought Iron Sale!

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Hello Community Gardeners, The CCGA Resources Committee will hold a vegetable seedling distribution on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Center for Green Technology, 445 N. Sacramento.  More details will follow soon.           In the meantime, …

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Congratulations Erik – Chicago Conservation Corps Leader!

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      CCGA volunteer Erik Hernandez, now on the staff of Neighbor Space with this newly awarded Chicago Conservation Corps Leader ID presented April 14 at the 16th Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony at the Chicago Academy of Sciences/Peggy Notebaert …

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2015 Chicago Community Gardeners Association Resources Committee Report

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Hello Chicago Community Gardeners!  Here is the report from the Resources Committee on its activities in 2015.   For the March 2015 Third Annual CCGA Conference, the Resources Committee supplied plant material for the Container Workshop, gathered and distributed gently …

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CCGA Spring Annual Flower Distribution: Big Turnout!

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Saturday April 9, 2016 started with snow and ice on the ground and temperatures in the twenties. But that did not stop community gardeners from coming to the Center for Green Technology to receive spring annuals grown by the CCGA …

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Love BLOOMED into marriage!

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Robert and Patricia Hart, wedded Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Congratulations!

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Rebuilding Exchange Sustainability Classes

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The Rebuilding Exchange has just released their spring session workshop schedule. They offer everything from traditional woodworking classes to one-day “Make It Take It” classes. In addition, you can attend various sustainability classes, like Composting 101 and Chickens in the …

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The Mike Nowak Show Is Back!

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What goes better with a Sunday morning than spending time thinking about gardening, plants and meeting new people? Coffee, of course but yes it is the Mike Nowak Show which features a new venue but a familiar time and a …

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Starting Off 2016 with Energy & Enthusiasm at CCGA Conference

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Imagine the sight as 250 community gardeners from all over Chicago gathered at the South Shore Cultural Center on March 5th for the 4th CCGA Spring Conference. Inside the inspiring venue where we convened once again to see our friends …

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