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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Montrose Metra Community Garden – 2017 Green & Growing Speaker Series

Presented by Montrose Metra Community Gardens, the Ravenswood Manor Garden Club and Chicago Public Library At The Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago IL 60625 Monday, March 20 at 7pm In the Garden: What’s New, What’s Old and …

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AUA New Years Resolutions Party 1/7/17

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Join AUA as we start the new year right – our resolutions are to grow sustainable urban agriculture and its community in our city!   Here’s a great way to kick off a big year – a gathering of Chicago’s Advocates …

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Gardeners Grow Communities: Save the Date for the 2017 CCGA Annual Conference – Saturday March 25th

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Save the date for our 5th Annual Spring Conference! For the latest Conference Details click HERE. This year, our workshops and discussions will build on the theme of Gardeners Grow Communities. We look forward to sharing the details as we develop the programming …

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Report on Sustainability Solutions Workshop Showcase at the IIT Institute of Design

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The Sustainability Solutions Workshop Showcase presented at the IIT Institute of Design highlighted the innovations and challenges of local food systems. On November 30, students presented their projects to an audience composed of other students, faculty, and invited participants from interested …

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Seed: the Untold Story – Attend Screening on Monday, January 2, 2017

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  There was a good turnout at the first Chicago screening in November, with quite a few CCGA folks meeting up to say hello before and after the screening.  There was the usual chatter in the theater before the film, …

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Veggie Bingo is Back at the Hideout!

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Come Support CCGA on Wed. June 15th! Wednesdays, June 15th to August 31st, 5:30-8:00 pm Once again, NeighborSpace, The Hideout, and Soup & Bread are partnering to present Veggie Bingo. Every Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 8pm, local celebrity callers …

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Peterson Garden Project – Friday October 16th Free Symposium

On October 16th Peterson Garden Project is holding a small, free symposium to discuss what community gardens can do to help address fresh produce access in their neighborhoods. I am reaching out for help inviting community gardens that have, or …

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This Week in Gardening: Fruit Tree Grafting, High Bionutrient Crops, and Chicago History

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Have you checked out the CCCG Events Calendar? Did you know you can submit your own events to the calendar — workshops, lectures, workdays, fundraisers, and more? Here’s what’s on tap this week: The Newberry Library Colloquium — City in …

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