Community Gardens Take Action Against Hunger

When:
November 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
2016-11-12T09:00:00-06:00
2016-11-12T13:00:00-06:00
Where:
Willye White Park
1610 Howard St
Chicago, IL 60626
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Peterson Garden Project

What can community gardens do to address fresh produce access in their neighborhoods? Join us to share best practices and resources among community gardens, food pantries and soup kitchens for donating and distributing food.

Who should attend? Anyone interested in:

-starting or volunteering at a community garden with a pantry donation program
-improving your garden’s current donation program
-connecting your pantry or soup kitchen with local produce grown in your neighborhood
-fresh food access in Chicagoland

 

Schedule:

9-9:30am Registration

9:30-9:45am Welcome

10-11am Gleaning at Hello!Howard

11:15-Noon Lunch sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill

Noon-1pm Workshops: Volunteer Retention and Management; Developing Relationships with Neighborhood Pantries and Hot Meal Programs; Starting a Program at Your Garden

 

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