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October 2018

World Food Day: Community Gardens Take Action Against Hunger

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What can community gardens do to address fresh produce access in their neighborhoods? Join us on Facebook Live 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: -local action to achieve #ZeroHunger -starting a pantry donation program at your community garden -improving your garden’s current pantry donation program -connecting your pantry or soup kitchen with local produce grown in your neighborhood -fresh food access in Chicagoland

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30 Days of Doing Kick-Off at Half Acre Brewery

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Half Acre Brewery, 4257 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Help kick off PGP's third annual 30 Days of Doing and raise a glass with us at Half Acre Brewery! Proceeds from this fundraiser will help support our free community programming. Bring your friends and spread the word. Each ticket includes 4 drinks (from the tap or non-alcoholic beverages), and light snacks are included.

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Fall Garden Tasks (demo)

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
GrowUptown, 4525 N. Kenmore
Chicago, IL 60640 US

Join us for a demonstration on fall tasks for your edible garden. Using a raised garden bed, we will show you how to: -Plant garlic  We’ll discuss how to prevent frost heaving, nutrient and drainage requirements, the biology of growing great garlic, and choosing the best garlic variety for your favorite recipes. We will have a garlic tasting so you can be sure to know you’ll enjoy what you’re planting. Attendees will each take away a bulb of organic garlic…

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VOLUNTEER: Sunday Supper – Pot Pie

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Volunteer help needed for the following tasks: - Assistance with set-up and prep (no special cooking skills required)- Sign-in / Greeter- Assisting participants and instructor during class- Clean-Up Volunteers get to take the class for free! Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants. If you have long hair, please wear it up. You will be given an apron to wear during the class.

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Sunday Supper – Pot Pie Party

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Join us one Sunday a month for an inter-generational cooking class! Each month, we’ll cover a new food topic, cook together, and sit down at the end of class to share the meal we’ve created. All ages welcome. OCTOBER'S TOPIC: POT PIE Whether you're a chicken pot pie traditionalist or like to get creative with your favorite seasonal veggies, pot pie is a great way to use a mix of vegetables or meat you have on hand. Intimidated by pie…

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VOLUNTEER: Senior Cooking Class

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Volunteer help needed for the following tasks: - Assistance with set-up and prep (no special cooking skills required)- Sign-in / Greeter- Assisting participants and instructor during class- Clean-Up Volunteers get to take the class for free! Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants. If you have long hair, please wear it up. You will be given an apron to wear during the class.

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November 2018

VOLUNTEER: Apple Butter with Loyola

November 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Volunteer help needed for the following tasks: - Assistance with set-up and prep (no special cooking skills required)- Sign-in / Greeter- Assisting participants and instructor during class- Clean-Up Volunteers get to take the class for free! Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants. If you have long hair, please wear it up. You will be given an apron to wear during the class.

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VOLUNTEER: PGP Chili Cook-Off – Shift 1

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Volunteer help needed for the following tasks: - Assistance with set-up and prep (no special cooking skills required)- Sign-in / Greeter- Clean up Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants (and a PGP shirt if you have one!). If you have long hair, please wear it up.

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PGP Chili Cook-Off 2018

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Whether you’re team bean or no-bean, we can all agree that eating all the chili is one of the best things about fall. So we’re turning our love of all things chili into a chance to do good and support our free community programming at our chili cook-off. Come eat and vote for your favorite! The event includes: Unlimited chili samples Sweet tea + non-alcoholic drinks (BYO welcome!) Cornbread + Dessert will be available for purchase for $2 per slice (cash…

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VOLUNTEER: PGP Chili Cook-Off – Shift 2

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Cooking School, Peterson Garden Project, 5917 North Broadway Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, Illinois 60660 US

Volunteer help needed for the following tasks: - Assistance with set-up and prep (no special cooking skills required)- Sign-in / Greeter- Clean up Please wear closed toed shoes and long pants (and a PGP shirt if you have one!). If you have long hair, please wear it up.

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