Events List

Planting your Garden
06 Jun
2020

Planting your Garden

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, June 6th, 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. Join UGC staff to learn how to layout and plant your community …

Orchard Care: Growing Seasoning Pruning for Fruit Trees
06 Jun
2020

Orchard Care: Growing Seasoning Pruning for Fruit Trees

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, June 6th, 1:00pm-3:00pm Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructor: Breanne Heath, Senior Program Specialist – Gardening I Chicago Park District. Join us for growing season pruning on young fruit trees at Urban Growers Collective. We will show you how to prune and thin for higher quality fruit set, …

Food, Culture, Spirit: The Art of Growing Food as Medicine (Full Moon Edition)
06 Jun
2020

Food, Culture, Spirit: The Art of Growing Food as Medicine (Full Moon Edition)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, June 6th, 3:00-5:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructors: Erika Allen & Guest. This workshop series will feature guest practitioners growing herbs to expand culinary flavors, create healing remedies and to add vitality to your reflective practices. One of the long term goals is to build a Urban …

Harvesting 101
11 Jul
2020

Harvesting 101

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, July 11th, 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. Join UGC staff to learn how to properly harvest and post-harvest handle …

Beekeeping: Hive Check & Maintenance
11 Jul
2020

Beekeeping: Hive Check & Maintenance

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Saturday, July 11th, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Instructors: Beatrice Kamau & Malcolm Evans. The hive maintenance workshop will build upon the components of the first workshop, although it is not mandatory to have participated in the first workshop.  After a brief review of bee biology and behavior, …

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