CCGA Education Committee Meeting – Friday, February 17

Join us! The Education Committee will meet on Friday, February 17th at 10am at the Richard M. Daley Branch Library in Humboldt Park at 733 N. Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60612. Parking is available, and it is accessible via the CTA Bus #52 and …

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Call for Volunteers for CCGA Conference

Can You Help CCGA?  We need approximately 25-30 volunteers to help us on Saturday March 25th at the CCGA Conference.  We need volunteers to assist with CCGA membership, with workshop presenters and for general overall support. Please email Gina Jamison …

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CCGA Seed Starting Workshop Saturday March 4th, 2017

Begin the Garden Season with a Seed Starting Workshop The CCGA Resources Committee is putting together “starter kits” of twenty different kinds of 2017 vegetable seeds* carefully chosen and purchased by us from reputable companies like Johnny’s Seeds. The Starter …

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Saturday February 18, 10am at CCGT

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Saturday February 18th at 10am at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and will be focused on continued planning for the 2017 Annual Conference. We’ll meet on the …

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CCGA and Social Media

Social media describes what we post on websites and apps like Facebook (FB). Think of regular media as a “one way street” where you can read a newspaper or listen to a report, without the ability to give your thoughts …

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Holiday Plant Sale Wrap Up & Growing Tips

Avid CCGA gardeners don’t stop growing things when temperatures fall and days shorten. Folks came out in the snowy weather to the Holiday Plant Sale last weekend at the Center for Green Technology and found warm cider from NeighborSpace and packs …

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Saturday January 21, 10am at Breakthrough FamilyPlex

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Saturday January 21 at 10am at the Breakthrough FamilyPlex. Please join for our next coordinating meeting at the Breakthrough FamilyPlex, 3219 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60624. This is the site of the 2017 Annual …

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Call for Workshop Proposals for 2017 CCGA Annual Conference

Share Your Skills!  CCGA is seeking proposals for workshops to be presented at the CCGA annual conference on Saturday March 25th 2017. We welcome those interested to submit a response to our RFP. Presentations must be rooted in current “best …

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CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Saturday December 10th 2016 at 10:00am at CCGT Offices

Please join us at 10:00am Saturday December 10th at the Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. The meeting AGENDA includes: CCGA Working Team reports and preliminary work-shop planning for the 2017 CCGA Annual Conference.   We’ll …

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‘Last Call’ Tropical Plant Distribution

Friday November 11th the CCGA held a new kind of distribution, making tropical plants available to any interested community gardener for a small fee, just $5 per person. It was our one and only “Last Call” signaled not by flashing …

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