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22 Sep 2021

August Program Report

Dear Urban Growers Collective Family, Late summer at the farm means an abundance of tomatoes. We’ve been eating them with everything – salads, pizzas, tarts, sauces, and sliced with a bit of salt on top. August was yet another wonderfully busy month for us as the growing season slowly began to near its close. We’re preserving …

Goat Care
16 Nov 2018

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
09 Mar 2018

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
06 Mar 2018

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 …

20 Feb 2018

UGC Goals and Objectives 2018

To learn more about UGC’s Goals and Objectives for the 2018 growing season, please read: UGC Goals and Objectives 2018