Thanks To Little-Known County Program, Family Buys Vacant Lot In Bronzeville And Is Transforming It Into Community GardenResidents on one Bronzeville block are welcoming the upgrade of a plot of land from ugly abandoned lot to beloved community garden.
Waukegan Kids' 'Seeds 4 Success' Program Aims To Provide Families In Need With Access To Food From Community GardenFood insecurity, unemployment, missed rent payments; you’ve heard a lot of that in the past year. A group of kids in the north suburbs is stepping up to fight back against those issues with gardening.
South Shore Woman Creates Urban Garden To Grow Food In Food DesertA woman on the South Side is using her urban garden to decrease scarcity and fear in the middle of a food desert.
West Loop Community Garden Shut Down Due To Rats And WeedsCell phone video posted on social media shows rats clinging to the leaves of the sunflower stalks in the middle of the day at the garden at 37 S. Sangamon St.
Rush Medical Student Plant Seeds Of HopeThe project is funded by a national grant that encourages the students to design projects that improve health in their community.
Community Gardens Are Popping Up Around The City Just In Time For SpringIf Saturday's spring-like weather has you thinking about gardening, the Historic Pullman Garden Club hosted a lecture on Sunday with tips that will help you get ready.
Garfield Park Farmers Market Open Through OctoberGarfield Park Farmers Market Manager Angela Taylor manages those markets, and says they could be an even more plentiful resource to the community.
Best Community Gardens In ChicagoGrow lettuce, broccoli and so much more this year with these community gardens in Chicago and the suburbs.
Logan Square Community Garden Gets $1,500 PrizeA Chicago community gardening group has won a top prize from the Metropolitan Planning Council for its corner garden in Logan Square.
Garden Builds Community In EnglewoodGardening isn’t only about what you plant. As some neighbors in Englewood are showing us, it’s also about friendship and dedication to your neighborhood.