Free Fall Compost Workshops – Saturday Nov. 4th & Nov. 11th

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COMPOSTING IN PUBLIC SPACES – Sharing What We’ve Learned NeighborSpace garden leaders and stakeholders, in partnership with sponsor Hills Brothers Coffee, are hosting two free hands-on community composting education days. Community gardeners and community composters are invited to join us …

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Fermentation Workshop – Saturday November 4th – 10am at CCGT – CANCELLED

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UPDATE 10/31: We’re sorry to announce that the Fermentation Workshop scheduled for this Saturday, November 4 has been postponed due to low registration. Please stay tuned for a new date next growing season. Thanks everyone for your interest! The CCGA …

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Windy City Harvest Short Courses in Sustainable Urban Agriculture

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s urban agriculture education and jobs-training initiative Windy City Harvest is offering short courses in sustainable urban agriculture. Classes range from 4-12 weeks, on Saturdays from 9am-noon or 1pm-3pm. Tuition cost is income-based between $150-$600. Edible Landscaping …

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U of I Extension – Season Extension Mini Tunnel Build Out Workshop – Saturday August 19

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Have you wanted to build a season extension structure for your raised bed garden, but not sure how to do it right? Join U of I Extension Educator Zack Grant as he takes you step by step in constructing a …

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July 8th Beneficial Insects Workshop Was Well Attended

The CCGA Education team brought an important and necessary topic to gardeners and presenter Allen Lawrance from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum hit all the sweet spots of gardening with and for beneficial insects. Folks were clearly interested in the …

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June Culinary Herb Workshop a Success

Sarah Mallin, a chef and caterer of very creative ability and inventive and inspired food preparation gave a workshop: Growing Herbs for Flavor, Nutrition, and Health, presented by CCGA’s Education Committee on Saturday June 10th 2017. Sarah led off the …

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Growing Herbs for Flavor, Nutrition, and Health – Workshop Saturday June 10th at 9am

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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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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