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Garden Gleaning

November 4 @ 10:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm CST

Free

Join us for the annual end-of-season garden gleaning! While we dedicate anywhere from 5-25% of the plots in the gardens to growing food exclusively for our neighborhood pantries, at the end of the season we harvest excess produce from our member’s plots, just in time for Thanksgiving!

If you have still-producing crops such as herbs, kale, and carrots and would rather donate your last harvest to neighbors in need, leave everything in your PGP garden plot and we’ll harvest in the week after the gardens close. In years past, this has added up to a few hundred pounds of food!

Interested in helping out? We welcome help from volunteers of all skill levels to harvest, wash, weigh, package/label and deliver food. Choose a garden/time below!

Vedgewater, 6300 N. Broadway St.
Saturday, November 9th @ 10:00am
Partner: Care for Real

Swedish Covenant, 5056 N. California Ave.
TBA
Partner: Lincoln Square Friendship Center and First Slice

Global Garden, 2954 W. Lawrence Ave.
Monday, November 4th @ 1:00pm
Saturday, November 9th @ 1:00pm
Partners: Lincoln Square Friendship Center and First Slice

HelloHoward, 7519 N. Ashland Ave.
Thursday, November 7th @ 10:00am
Partner: Howard Area Community Center

Land on Lincoln, 5900 N. Lincoln Ave.
Saturday, November 9th @ 10:00am
Partner: Inspiration Kitchen

NEIU Ground, 5250 N. St. Louis Ave.
Friday, November 8th @ 9:00am
Sunday, November 10th @ 1:00pm
Partner: North Park Friendship Center

GrowUptown, 4525 N. Kenmore Ave.
Saturday, November 9th @ 10:00am
Partner: EZRA Multi-Service Center

We’re thrilled to offer gleaning kits for all volunteers helping with harvesting this year. These kits were generously assembled and donated by Humana, and contain all of the items needed for harvesting and packaging produce for our partners. Each contains produce bags, labels, rubber bands, work gloves, markers, water, and snips!

Can’t make a gleaning date? Please consider a tax-deductible gift to Grow2Give HERE.

Details

Start:
November 4 @ 10:00 am
End:
November 9 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-gleaning-tickets-48928747200