Events List

Harvesting 101
22 Aug
2020

Harvesting 101

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, August 22nd, 10:00am-1:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructors: Malcolm Evans & Kala Cuerington This workshop is part of our Community Garden Series. It is free for UGC Community Garden Participants and $25.00 for everyone else. Join UGC staff to learn how to properly harvest and post-harvest handle …

Herbal Remedies: Infused Oils
12 Sep
2020

Herbal Remedies: Infused Oils

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, September 12th, 1:00-3:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructor: May Tsupros, SunTree Collaboration. Participants will tour the herb beds and learn about the various medicinal and culinary properties of the plants. We will demonstrate how to harvest herbs for their various properties and prepare them for use making …

Beekeeping: End of Season Honey Harvest
19 Sep
2020

Beekeeping: End of Season Honey Harvest

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, September 19th, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructor: Beatrice Kamau & Malcolm Evans. Participants will inspect the hives for diseases, pests and honey flow. After the hives are prepared, participants will learn how to extract and process honey. Participants should wear light-colored pants and a long-sleeved shirt, …

Herbal Remedies: Salves
17 Oct
2020

Herbal Remedies: Salves

1:00 am - 3:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, October 17th, 1:00-3:00pm. South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructor: May Tsupros, SunTree Collaboration. Salves are preparations of herbs that have been infused in oils for topical preparations. The salves workshop will build upon the components of the infused oil workshop, although it is not mandatory to have participated in …

Winter Planting & Putting your Garden to Bed
17 Oct
2020

Winter Planting & Putting your Garden to Bed

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, October 17th, 10:00am-1:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructors: Erika Allen & Kala Cuerington. This workshop is part of our Community Garden Series. It is free for UGC Community Garden Participants and $25.00 for everyone else. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/winterplanting

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