Introducing ‘Speed Gardening’ Mini-Sessions!

After lunch at the conference, we are hosting a new event we’ve called “speed gardening.” We invite you, the gardening community, to claim a table to present your own hands-on activity or mini-session to share with other gardeners! Each presenter …

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Graft Fruit Trees for Your Community Garden – Sunday March 25th

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Join the Midwest Fruit Explorers (MidFEx) and find out what grafting fruit tress is all about. Learn the the whys and hows with experienced grafters. There will be an impressive amount of scion wood available for grafting. The purpose of …

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Call for Volunteers for 2018 CCGA Annual Gardeners Conference

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!! We need approximately 25 Volunteers to assist with one or more position(s) for our CCGA Annual Gardeners Conference on March 3, 2018. Attendance at a 2-Hour Orientation Session is required with two dates to choose from: Saturday, …

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CANCELLED – Garden Tool Workshop – Saturday February 10th at 10am

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Due to weather conditions, the CCGA Resources Committee Tool Distribution, Saturday, 02/10/18, has been cancelled.  Please watch your emails for the rescheduling of the Tool Distribution.   The CCGA Resources & Education Committees jointly present a new workshop for Chicago …

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Good Food EXPO – Request for Workshop Proposals

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Calling all urban growers, composters, keepers of livestock, and chefs! The request for Good Food Commons workshop proposals is now open! As part of the Good Food EXPO March 23-24, these workshops aim to cultivate attendees’ curiosity through informal 30 …

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Windy City Harvest Workshops Announced

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The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest has announced workshops and classes that are a good fit for community gardeners. Crop Planning Workshop – Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 $75, 9am-3pm w/ an hour long lunch break @ 2800 S. Western …

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Garden Tool Workshop For Community Gardeners – Saturday February 10, 2018

The CCGA Resources and Education Committees are jointly present a new workshop for Chicago community gardeners. Edde Jones, Program Director of Greencorps, will teach us tool safety; we will also have a demonstration on the maintenance of basic gardening tools. …

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Tuesday February 6, 6:30pm

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Tuesday February 6th at 6:30pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. The main item agenda is final planning for the 2018 conference. We will meet on the …

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6th Annual CCGA Gardeners Conference – Saturday March 3rd 2018

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Save the Date for the 6th Annual CCGA Gardeners Conference: Saturday, March 3, 2018 We’re excited to announce that our 6th Annual Conference, Garden to Garden: Bringing People Together Through Growing Together, will be on Saturday, March 3 at Kennedy-King …

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Request for Workshop Proposals for CCGA 6th Annual Conference

Share your knowledge and enthusiasm! CCGA is seeking proposals for educational workshops for our 6th Annual Conference to be held on on Saturday March 3, 2018. The theme is: Garden to Garden: Bringing People Together Through Growing Together Workshops will …

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