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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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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CCGA Resources Annual Spring Distribution & Workshop April 8th

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On a delightful, sunny morning, a day to open windows and let fresh air in, a welcome spring day after several days of rain, the GGCA Resources committee held its Annual Spring distribution April 8th. The morning began with a …

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CCGA Resources Committee 2016 Annual Report

The CCGA Resources Committee has presented their annual report for 2016:

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Master Urban Farmer Training Program Spring/Summer Session 2017

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The University of Illinois Extension has just announced an Urban Ag training program being held on 12 consecutive Wednesdays from May 10th through July 26th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Location:  the Children’s Farm at The Center, 12700 S. Southwest Highway, …

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Next CCGA Coordinating Meeting – Tuesday April 25th, 6:30pm at CCGT

The next CCGA Coordinating Meeting is Tuesday April 25th at 6:30 pm at the Chicago Center for Green Technology CCGT at 445 N. Sacramento Blvd. and our focus will be planning for our Membership retreat and a review of the …

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