March Seed Starting Workshop a Big Success

A capacity crowd of ninety-one community gardeners and friends attended the Resource Committee’s morning workshop March 4 at the Center for Green Technology!  Additional chairs were placed in the aisles on either side of the room and at the back …

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

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

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CCGA Conference Coming Up!

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When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9am-2pm Location: Breakthough FamilyPlex, 3219 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL 60624 Workshops • Panel Discussion • Exhibitors • Seed Distribution Idea Sharing • Continental Breakfast • Delicious Lunch Door Prizes • Community Building Workshops, …

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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