Community Gardens

Urban Growers Collective has community garden plots available at two locations:

  1. Jackson Park Community Farm, located near the intersection of Marquette & Cornell
  2. South Chicago Farm, located at 9000 S Mackinaw Ave

Growing Season

The season begins at the beginning of April and wraps up at the end of October.

Plot Size

Community garden plots are 10 ft x 10 ft, and you are only allowed one plot if you are a new gardener. Please email to request more than one plot.


Plots are $25.00 each to cover the cost of the soil. LINK recipients and those who demonstrate financial need will receive a free plot.

Orientation dates will be emailed to you once we receive your payment and application. It is mandatory to attend one orientation date prior to gardening on your plot.

Fill out the application below if you'd like to become a community gardener with urban growers collective in 2021!

Please mail your application and check to:

Urban Growers Collective
1200 W. 35th Street #118
Chicago, IL 60609