Monthly Archives: July 2016

Free Mulch for Community Gardens Year Round

The City of Chicago offers free mulch year-round at five Streets & Sanitation locations.  Mulch is available on a first come, first served basis.  Take your own containers and shovels. 4101 North Oak Park Avenue (Chicago Read Center) Grand and …

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CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Monday August 29th 2016 at 6:30pm at CCGT Offices

Please join us at 6:30pm Monday August 29th at the Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. The meeting agenda includes: CCGA committee reports and preliminary planning for the 2017 CCGA Annual Conference.  Bring a snack or …

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CCGA Resources Committee June-July Plant Distributions

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The Resources Committee held two Mini Distributions of vegetable and ornamental annual plant material in June, with more than 25 community gardens participating in each. Nick Michaud of Westover Farms donated beautiful vegetable seedlings as well as many flats of …

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Iced Tea Social Saturday July 16th Noon to 5pm at Fulton Street Flower & Vegetable Garden

Hello CCGA’ers, here is another event that’s just too good to miss and is happening right in the City on Chicago’s West Side. Stop by to support our fellow community gardeners and grab something to drink and eat fresh food …

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First Annual Uptown Garden Walk – Saturday, July 16, 2016

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The beauty of Uptown’s gardens is reflective of its diverse and vibrant community members. The First Annual Uptown Garden Walk provides residents an opportunity to explore the various unique identities of the neighborhood. Garden Walk participants will explore gardens that …

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CCGA Summer 2016 Perennial Distribution – Friday, July 22, 2016

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CCGA PERENNIAL PLANT DISTRIBUTION COMING UP! Our friends at Elite Growers will be providing the CCGA Resources Committee with perennials for distribution to community gardeners later this month. FRIDAY, July  22, 2016 New Horizons Community Garden 401 S. Central Park …

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