Beneficial Insects for the Garden – Workshop Saturday July 8th at 10am

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The CCGA Education Committee is hosting a new workshop! Do you need an army of green lacewings, a crew of lady beetles, or a stagmomantid team to help in your garden? Come meet the good bugs that provide natural pest …

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Growing Herbs for Flavor, Nutrition, and Health – Workshop Saturday June 10th at 10am

The CCGA Education Committee is hosting a new culinary herb workshop! Learn how to grow, cook, preserve and make simple home remedies with herbs in this informative and tasty workshop about the wide range of herbs easily grown in our …

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Report of Resources Mini-Distribution on Sunday May 21st

The CCGA Resources Committee received donated plant material that it wanted to pass along to community gardeners this last weekend, and it went off nicely, even with short notice. There were representatives from seventeen community gardens, and they picked up …

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Tuesday June 27th, 6:30pm

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting will be Tuesday, June 27th 2017 at 6:30pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and our focus will be reporting from our June 3rd membership retreat, the venue …

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Report of Resources May 6th Veggie/Herb Distribution

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It wasn’t hard to gauge the level of interest and commitment to gardening in Chicago Saturday, May 6, as representatives from about 105 community gardens from all over the city gathered for CCGA’s mostly veggie distribution. With over 6000 seedlings …

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Lot Available for Community Garden/Urban Farm on South Side

There is a lot available for to use for farming or gardening at little or no cost. Currently the space is a little used community garden, but it needs work. The lot is located at 6951 S. Justine. If anyone …

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Education Committee meeting this Monday at 6:30pm

The CCGA Education Committee is meeting Monday, May 22, at 6:30 pm at Feed, 2803 W. Chicago Ave. The minutes from the April meeting can be downloaded here. See you soon!

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Tuesday May 23, 6pm

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting will be Tuesday, May 23 at 6pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and our focus will be preparation for our retreat and wrap-up reporting on the CCGA …

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AUA’s Cultural Heritage Spring Gathering in Little Village – Saturday May 20th

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Cultural heritage panel! Seed swap! Community slideshow of urban farms and gardens! Potluck! Chicken care workshop! Know Your Rights Resource Table! Come together with us to enjoy all this and more at AUA’s Cultural Heritage Spring Gathering! We hope you …

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Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Annual Plant Sale – Sat. May 20 & Sun. May 21 – 10am-2pm

The Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will offer more than 150 varieties of organically-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings. Customers can expect a wide variety of open-pollinated and heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Other highlights include an assortment of herbs, greens …

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