Events List

Greenhouse Production: Seeding & Transplanting
16 Feb
2019

Greenhouse Production: Seeding & Transplanting

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Participants receive hands-on training to learn how to mix soil, seed, harvest, wash and package a variety of crops. Participants engage in-group discussion focused on year-round greenhouse production and marketing strategies to effectively sell products within marketplaces that suit their goals and resources. Saturday, February 16, 2019, 1:00pm-4:00pm South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, …

Peace Circle Facilitation & Dismantling Racism in the Food System Training
28 Feb
2019

Peace Circle Facilitation & Dismantling Racism in the Food System Training

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bridgeport Art Center

An understanding to dismantling racism principles is critical to the success of any urban agriculture project. This three-day workshop will introduce a framework to better understand how racism and privilege manifests on an individual, cultural and institutional level, as well as provide space to reflect upon ways to create projects that empower low-income and communities …

How to Make Old Fashion Lye Soap
16 Mar
2019

How to Make Old Fashion Lye Soap

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bridgeport Art Center

Participants will learn how to make home made soaps from scratch using natural ingredients. Our good friend Kim Snyder from Faith’s Farm will demonstrate each step of making soap, including how to safely handle lye and the equipment needed. You will have the opportunity to set up a one-on-one soap making session as well. Space …

Medicinal and Culinary Herb Garden Planning
27 Apr
2019

Medicinal and Culinary Herb Garden Planning

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

This workshop will begin with visioning your healing garden. Growing herbs to expand culinary flavors, create healing tinctures and to add vitality to your reflective practices. One of the long term goals of this workshop is to build a Urban Medicinal Plant network that shares knowledge and plants for healing work in the community. Saturday, …

Mushroom Production
27 Apr
2019

Mushroom Production

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Participants will learn how to raise oyster, wine cap, and shiitake mushrooms that are profitable and inexpensive to maintain. Fungi doesn’t take up “mushroom” in your garden and can be a fun and tasty addition to your edible landscape. Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1:00pm-4:00pm South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617 Cost: …

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