Fifteen Gardens at the July 15 Mini-Distribution

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Fifteen community gardens were represented at the Saturday, July 15 Mini-Distribution. Lots of vegetable seedlings, native plants, and ornamentals were distributed without cost, and—best of all—it was a great opportunity for all gardeners to compare notes and stories. Community gardeners …

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CCGA Summer Perennial Plant Distribution – Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

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Elite Growers will once again donate over a thousand perennials for distribution to Chicago Community Gardens and the CCGA Resources Committee has planned another large plant distribution for Friday July 21st at 10:30am, see the full details below.

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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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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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Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Annual Plant Sale – Sat. May 20 & Sun. May 21 – 10am-2pm

The Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse will offer more than 150 varieties of organically-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings. Customers can expect a wide variety of open-pollinated and heirloom tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Other highlights include an assortment of herbs, greens …

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CCGA Annual Spring Vegetable & Flower Distribution – Saturday, May 6 @ 10am!

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Community gardeners, please join us on May 6 for our Annual Spring Vegetable and Flower Seedling Distribution! This season, the CCGA Resources committee has cultivated 28 varieties of Tomatoes! We’ll also have eggplant, peppers, parsley, chives, hyssop, clary sage, brussel …

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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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It’s the First CCGA Seedling Distribution of 2017!

Join us on April 8 at 10:00am for the first CCGA plant distribution of the year. Following a short presentation, a nice assortment of spring annuals will be available including pansies, violas, linaria, calendula, cerinthe, anemones, and alyssum. These annuals …

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Fruit Trees for Your Community Garden

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  If you want some apple, pear or plum trees for your community garden or want to find out what grafting fruit tress is all about then do attend the Midwest Fruit Explorers (MidFEx)  grafting workshop on Sunday March 26, …

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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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