Events List

Strides for Peace: Race Against Gun Violence
07 Jun
2018

Strides for Peace: Race Against Gun Violence

5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Grant Park – Upper Hutchinson Field

Thursday, June 7, Program starts at 6:30pm Upper Hutchinson Field, Grant Park, Chicago, IL Join our team and help fundraise for Urban Growers Collective in our efforts to increase employment and decrease gun violence in Chicago. Join our team, and register as either: a runner/walker in the race, a virtual runner, or a virtual fundraiser. …

Grow Your Farm: Learn to “Seed” Crops, Mushrooms & Soil
09 Jun
2018

Grow Your Farm: Learn to “Seed” Crops, Mushrooms & Soil

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Grow Your Farm: Learn to “Seed” Crops, Mushrooms & Soil Saturday, June 9, 2018 South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave. Learn the basics of bed building and seeding your garden, as well as the basics of composting and vermicomposting for your farm.  In the morning, participants will learn how to build growing beds …

Goat Yoga
09 Jun
2018

Goat Yoga

10:00 am - 11:00 am

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, June 9, 10-11am South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave. Nothing says “get your inner zen on” quite like yoga with goats.  Let Lil’ Debbie and our crew of furry, dwarf & pygmy mini-goats help set your soul at ease while you stretch and relax your body.  J/k, they will probably just try …

Mini-Harvest 101
09 Jun
2018

Mini-Harvest 101

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, June 9, 11:30am-12:30pm South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave. Our staff will walk you through the ins-and-outs of harvesting different vegetables at the farm. Come learn how to properly harvest your crops, post harvest handling techniques for a longer shelf-life in your refrigerator, and proper storage techniques. Mini-demo is $10*. You may …

Learn to Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling & Food Safety Practices
14 Jul
2018

Learn to Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling & Food Safety Practices

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Learn to Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling & Food Safety Practices Saturday, July 14th, 10:00am – 4:00pm South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave. We will teach best practices for harvesting and post-harvesting crops to ensure both shelf-life and safety for your consumers. Learn how to set up your farm successfully to minimize health risks and …

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