Events List

Beekeeping 101: Hive Setup & Installation
04 May
2019

Beekeeping 101: Hive Setup & Installation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Beekeeping workshops are held at our beautiful South Chicago Farm and Apiary.  The workshop is geared for beginning beekeepers who are interested in purchasing or currently own bee hives.  The first course introduces participants to honey bee biology and behavior, hive parts and tools, record keeping, as well as hive installation and set-up. The instruction …

Compost and Vermicompost 101
04 May
2019

Compost and Vermicompost 101

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Participants will learn how to develop a comprehensive and sustainable growing system that can grow food with a consistent and affordable supply of fertility. We will show participants how to manage a small-scale compost system. Participants will discuss collection of waste streams in the city or on the farm. We will also teach the basics …

South Chicago Farm Seedling Sale
25 May
2019

South Chicago Farm Seedling Sale

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

UGC offers a wide variety of sustainably-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings to plant in your garden. We focus on heirloom and unique varieties of crops that are difficult to find at traditional garden centers. Come enjoy a day at the farm and purchase seedlings that help us to fund our year-round educational programs for …

Goat Yoga
08 Jun
2019

Goat Yoga

10:00 am - 11:00 am

South Chicago Farm

Goat your yoga on. Yoga will be held outside at the South Chicago Farm. We’ll provide the goats and the feed, you just need to show up with your mat. Come for an “udderly” ridiculous good time. A tour of the farm is provided after practicing yoga. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:00-11:00am South Chicago Farm, …

Medicinal Herb Care & Urban Orchard Management
08 Jun
2019

Medicinal Herb Care & Urban Orchard Management

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

South Chicago Farm

Learn along with us as we plant, maintain and grow our orchard. Fruit trees require special care to be productive and healthy. We will learn from expert arborists all the tricks of the trade. After working in the orchard, we will visit the medicinal herb garden to provide routine care. Saturday, June 8, 2019, 1:00-4:00pm …

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