8th Annual KAM Isaiah Israel MLK Food Justice & Sustainability Weekend

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KAM Isaiah Israel’s Food Justice and Sustainability Committee presents the 8th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Food Justice and Sustainability Weekend. The focus this year is Climate Change and Water. The weekend long education and advocacy program includes a keynote …

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Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium

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Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium Thursday, January 5, 2017 Teibel’s Family Restaurant, US 30 and US 41, Schererville, Indiana Sessions Include: Pollinators: Where are We After 2016? Management of Powdery Mildew & Other Important Diseases of Cucurbits Mineral Nutrition for Vegetable …

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Community Garden Workshop Sept 27 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Join us to learn how to organize all aspects of the garden from recruiting members and gaining supporters to practical ways to self organize including using apps to keep track of projects. We will also work together to create a …

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Green and Growing: A Speaker Series – Urban Composting and Healthy Soils

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Tuesday, September 13 at 7pm – Urban Composting and Healthy Soils Speaker: Bill Shores, founder of Urban Edible and gardener for the Rick Bayless restaurants Topolobampo, Xoco, and Frontera Grill

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Rush University Medical Center Makes Large Perennial Donation to CCGA

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Thanks to the efforts of one of CCGA’s most able and knowledgeable community gardeners, May Toy, the CCGA Resources Committee received permission from Rush Hospital to dig out large, drought-resistant perennials from a Rush site earlier this month.  For six …

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Green and Growing: A Speaker Series – Raising Apples in Urban Environments

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Monday, August 15th at 7pm – Raising Apples in Urban Environments Speaker: Dan Bussey, orchardist at Seed Savers Exchange and author of The Illustrated History of Apples in North America.

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North Lawndale Youth Will Travel To White House To Accept Environmental Award

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North Lawndale Youth Will Travel To White House To Accept Environmental Award Children from Chicago Youth Centers’ ABC Polk Bros. Youth Center to be recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for their community garden. CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On August 15, …

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Jacklyn and the Beanstalk

When 13-year-old Jacklyn, who has a fear of heights, climbs a giant beanstalk, she encounters Giant Baby Ju Ju, whose fear of eating anything fresh causes her to gobble only sugary Smarties and Dum Dum lollipops as a steady diet!  …

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Green and Growing: A Speaker Series – Five Keys to Organic Success

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Tuesday, July 26 at 7pm – From the Ground Up: Five keys to Organic Garden Success Speaker: Jean Nolan, founder of The Organic Gardener Ltd and author of From the Group Up: A Food Grower’s Education in life, Love and the Movement …

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preSERVE Garden Volunteer Day

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Join us for a weekend volunteer day this July at the preSERVE garden in North Lawndale (a partnership between Slow Food Chicago, the Chicago Honey Co-Op, the North Lawndale Greening Committee, and Neighborspace). Gather with us in the garden to …

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