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July 2020

$50.00

Beekeeping: Hive Check & Maintenance

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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, we will spend the bulk of the workshop in the hive inspecting bee brood, honey flow, bee “work”, as well as pests and diseases in…

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Summer BBQ at the South Chicago Farm

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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Saturday, July 18th, 12:00-3:00pm. Location: South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617. Cost: TBD. Come enjoy a fun filled afternoon at the South Chicago Farm.  Meet the goats, tour the farm, have a drink with your favorite farmers and enjoy some delicious local BBQ.

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$50.00

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

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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Monday, July 20th, 5:30-7:00pm. 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 Medicinal Plant network that shares knowledge and plants for healing work in the community. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/foodasmedicinenewmoon

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August 2020

Harvesting 101

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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 a variety of crops to encourage optimal plant growth. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/harvesting101r2

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September 2020

$50.00

Herbal Remedies: Infused Oils

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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 salves. This is a hands on, learning workshop and the infused oils will be used in the Salves Workshop on Saturday, October 17th. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/infusedoils

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Beekeeping: End of Season Honey Harvest

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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, socks and closed-toed shoes. Protective gear will be provided while in the hives. The workshop will be rescheduled in case of rain. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/endofseasonhoneyharvest

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