Urban Growers Collective

Press Release: Urban Growers Collective Partners with Green Era to Provide Educational Programs and Sustainable Food Access on the South Side at Nine-Acre Renewable Energy and Urban Farming Campus

FOR RELEASE August 7, 2020 at 5 a.m. Media Contact:Alyssa Krueger/Nick HarkinCarol Fox and Associates773.969.5047/773.959.5033alyssak@carolfoxassociates.com nickh@carolfoxassociates.com Auburn-Gresham Redevelopment Project Estimated to Create More Than 40 Green Jobs, Teach STEM Curriculum to Youth and Provide Nutritional Resources to the Community CHICAGO – Urban Growers Collective today announced its partnership with Green Era Education to implement community …

Growing Deeper

Growing Deeper

This Friday marks the end of another important week in the pivotal role Urban Growers Collective is playing in addressing food access here in Chicago during the COVID-19 crisis. During this time, we have leaned on our partnerships with the organizations we used to serve with our Fresh Moves mobile market bus, while also seeking …

Covid-19 ‘No-Contact’ Produce Pick-up

Covid-19 ‘No-Contact’ Produce Pick-up

Urban Growers Collective is offering a no-contact produce pick-up at the South Chicago Farm. We are offering a rotating selection of farm fresh produce, which may include spinach, spring onions, chickweed, and lettuces. There is also a selection of produce from Marano’s Wholesale Market, our Fresh Moves Partner, which includes items that will store longer …

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 …