Urban Growers Collective

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 …

Tour Urban Growers Collective’s Grant Park Potager Farm

Tour Urban Growers Collective’s Grant Park Potager Farm

Join us this summer for free youth led tours of Urban Growers Collective’s Grant Park Potager Farm! Established in 2005, in partnership with the Chicago Park District, this farm is located in downtown Chicago, near Buckingham Fountain, and serves as a primer example of urban agriculture and innovative youth programming in Chicago! Teens from across …

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 …