There are many ways to support the Peterson Garden Project and our programs.

  • Donate Through your generous personal or corporate donation, which you can make today
  • Grants & Partnerships We’re always on the hunt for opportunities! If you know of a foundation or government grant opportunity that you think could support our efforts, please let us know. Send an e-mail to
  • Got land? If you have land that you would be willing to lend or even donate, then send a note to us at
  • Sponsors Our Corporate Sponsorship team will work with you to design a customized program to help your organization reach its financial, marketing and philanthropic goals. Contact us at at


Corona Tools
Lake St. Landscape Supply
Provenance Food and Wine
Renee's Garden
Seed Savers Exchange
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Territorial Seeds


Chicago Foodies
Edible Chicago
Groundswell Educational Films
The Mike Nowak Show

2011-2012 GRANTS

Cook Economic Development Association (CEDA)
Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Growing Through Giving


Albany Park WIC
Seed Savers Exchange
Stephen B. Mather High School/ Chicago Park District
Whole Foods Sauganash


Global Garden

Albany Park Chamber of Commerce
Coalition for Limited English Speaking Elderly
North River Commission

Land on Lincoln

Alderman Patrick O’Connor, 40th Ward

Montrose Green

Alderman Ameya Pawar, 47th Ward
Harrington Brown, LLC
Northcenter Neighborhood Association

Stars Garden

Alderman Debra Silverstein, 50th Ward


Edgewater North Neighbors
Loyola Lakeshore Campus

The Peterson Garden Project is a volunteer organization committed to teaching people to grow their own food. We’re based in Chicago, Illinois, where we build community vegetable gardens and stronger communities, too. We are a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.


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