Posts by: Laurell Sims

Workshops Announced

Workshops Announced

Sessions to Address Urban Agriculture Techniques, Medicinal Herb Growing, Social Issues and Unique/Niche Skills for Beginner and Experienced Urban Farmers. Urban Growers Collective (UGC) is thrilled to announce a series of farming workshops that begin February 2 and continue through September. The workshops provide information for both experienced and beginning urban farmers that enrich and expand …

Goat Care

Goat Care

We got some calls concerning the goats and chickens at South Chicago being cold.  Here is some information to help clarify some of the issues. Housing Goats and chickens have a hoop-house at South Chicago farm.  It serves like a barn (but is actually warmer than a barn because the plastic traps the heat of …

Food & Equity

Food & Equity

At Urban Growers Collective, we love food and equity.  Who wants to sit down to a feast when people are nutritionally deprived in your city? Or that we can’t make better food choices due to what is available or affordable in our neighborhoods? Urban Growers Collective was formed to work on this issue and create …

Penne for Your Thoughts

Penne for Your Thoughts

We’ve been doing cooking demonstrations all over town these last few weeks as part of our Fresh Moves Mobile Market launch.  Join us today at the True to Life Foundation to try pasta samples from Barilla and salad samples from Sweetgreen that we’ll be selling on the buses this summer. Below is one of the …