Monthly Archives: August 2016

Rush University Medical Center Makes Large Perennial Donation to CCGA

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Thanks to the efforts of one of CCGA’s most able and knowledgeable community gardeners, May Toy, the CCGA Resources Committee received permission from Rush Hospital to dig out large, drought-resistant perennials from a Rush site earlier this month.  For six …

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Big Turnout at CCGA’s Second 2016 Perennial Distribution!

Despite the hot, muggy and threatening weather, representatives from 84 community gardens came to the CCGA Resources Committee’s Second 2016 Perennial Distribution at New Horizons Garden!  Each community garden representative received over thirty plants.  Elite Growers again provided over 2600 …

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North Lawndale Youth Will Travel To White House To Accept Environmental Award

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North Lawndale Youth Will Travel To White House To Accept Environmental Award Children from Chicago Youth Centers’ ABC Polk Bros. Youth Center to be recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for their community garden. CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On August 15, …

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Advocates for Urban Agriculture’s 2nd Annual Grown in Chicago: Summer Soiree & Showcase – Thursday August 11th

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Tickets are now on sale for Advocates for Urban Agriculture’s 2nd Annual Grown in Chicago: Summer Soiree & Showcase!  This is a unique event to celebrate the urban agriculture community and continue to propel it forward.   Live Music, Local Beverages, …

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Support Local Bees – Chicago Farm and Garden Pollinator Survey!

If you want to help Save the Bees please help by taking the Chicago Farm and Garden Pollinator Survey.   Our friend Becky Tonietto would like to know what your garden does to attract and support pollinators and ways you …

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ANOTHER CCGA Perennial Plant Distribution Friday, August 12, 2016

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CCGA SECOND PERENNIAL PLANT DISTRIBUTION Elite Growers does it again! Elite is donating another group of perennials to CCGA! FRIDAY, August 12, 2016 New Horizons Community Garden 401 S. Central Park (southeast corner of Van Buren and Central Park) Note: Parking is available …

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