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May 2018

May All Gardens Work Day

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in the gardens to make them look beautiful! All are welcome - bring a friend! We'll provide tools and supplies; please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty (and garden gloves if you have them) and bring a water bottle. Click the garden location below to sign up. RSVP isn't required, but it is helpful if we need to contact volunteers due to weather. Global Garden Hello!Howard Land on Lincoln NEIU Ground Swedish Covenant Vedgewater

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GrowUptown Garden Build

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GrowUptown Garden, 4525 N Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Free

It's time to build our newest Pop-up Victory Garden! Join us to start building garden beds at the new GrowUptown Garden. Everyone is welcome – we have tasks for all skill levels. Tasks: Picking up boards and positioning in shape Screwing in posts and boards with a drill Holding boards square while someone else drills Carrying and stacking finished beds Materials provided: Drills and bits (bring your own drill if you’d like! Corded drills work best – we’ll have a…

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GrowUptown Garden Membership/Orientation Meeting

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Uptown Branch, Chicago Public Library, 929 W. Buena
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Free

This is for the mandatory membership/orientation meeting on Thursday, May 31 2018 at 6:00pm. This meeting is for members from GrowUptown Garden, and will be held in the meeting room at the Uptown Branch, Chicago Public Library at 929 W. Buena, Chicago. Please email [email protected] with any questions. Happy Gardening!  

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Feasts of Resistance – Middle East

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peterson Garden Project Community Cooking School, 5917 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60660 United States
$65.00 - $117.00

Discover how food shapes culture and how conflict shapes food. In this hands-on cooking class, we'll explore how iconic dishes from cultures around the world—from Burma to Ethiopia, Syria to Haiti—were created or affected by social or political unrest.  DESTINATION: Middle East Hands-on, BYOB. At the end of class, we'll share the meal we've created at our community table. Your ticket directly supports Peterson Garden Project's summer refugee programs, including cooking classes with teen refugee girls in partnership with GirlForward.   Feast of…

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June 2018

GrowUptown Garden Build Day

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
GrowUptown Garden, 4525 N Kenmore Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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It's time to build our newest Pop-up Victory Garden! Join us to start building garden beds at the new GrowUptown Garden. Everyone is welcome - we have tasks for all skill levels. Tasks: Picking up boards and positioning in shape Screwing in posts and boards with a drill Holding boards square while someone else drills Carrying and stacking finished beds Materials provided: Drills and bits (bring your own drill if you'd like! Corded drills work best - we'll have a…

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Yoga in the Garden @Vedgewater

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

What's more peaceful than sun salutations in the garden? Come join us for a free yoga class, taught by an experienced professional instructor from Centered Studios. The class will be geared toward gardeners and the ailments that can come with gardening (knees, wrists, low back, etc). This class is open to students of all levels, no previous yoga experience required! Please RSVP to receive up-to-date information on the class. Any weather-related cancelations will be communicated to registered attendees via email.

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Yoga in the Garden @Global Garden

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

What's more peaceful than sun salutations in the garden? Come join us for a free yoga class, taught by an experienced professional instructor from Bloom Yoga Studio. The class will be geared toward gardeners and the ailments that can come with gardening (knees, wrists, low back, etc). This class is open to students of all levels, no previous yoga experience required! Please RSVP to receive up-to-date information on the class. Any weather-related cancelations will be communicated to registered attendees via email.

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Yoga in the Garden @HelloHoward

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

What's more peaceful than sun salutations in the garden? Come join us for a free yoga class, taught by an experienced professional instructor from Centered Studios. The class will be geared toward gardeners and the ailments that can come with gardening (knees, wrists, low back, etc). This class is open to students of all levels, no previous yoga experience required! Please RSVP to receive up-to-date information on the class. Any weather-related cancelations will be communicated to registered attendees via email.

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June 2018 Chicago Food Swap

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 United States
$5.00

The spring Chicago Food Swap will take place on June 10 at the Peterson Garden Project's Community Cooking School located on the second floor of the Broadway Armory Fieldhouse. Celebrate the coming of summer with some delicious food and friends. Farmer's market season will be in full swing - what will people be swapping? There will be a $5 fee to register. This fee is intended to reduce the number of last-minute cancellations and no-shows. It will also be used…

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June Expert Gardener Night @HelloHoward

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Join us for Expert Gardener Nights in the gardens! This week we'll have Master Gardeners, experienced gardeners, or a certified horticulturist on hand to help you troubleshoot your garden plot.

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