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June 2020

$50.00

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

June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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 Medicinal Plant network that shares knowledge and plants for healing work in the community.   Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/foodasmedicinefullmoon

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July 2020

$25.00

Harvesting 101

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Chicago Farm, 8900 S. Green Bay Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
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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 a variety of crops to encourage optimal plant growth. Tickets: https://urbangrowerscollective.salsalabs.org/harvesting101

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$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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September 2020

$50 – $75

Food as Medicine with May Tsupros

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Virtual Event: Zoom,

  Food as Medicine: Infused Oils (culinary and medicinal), Infused Vinegar & Herbal Finishing Salt Join Urban Growers Collective and May Tsuporos, founder of SunTree Collaboration and co-founder of Gardeneers, to learn about using food as medicine. We will be infusing olive oil, apple cider vinegar, and various salts with medicinal and culinary herbs. We will also be making an herb-infused oil that will be turned into a healing salve for the Salve Making workshop later this fall.

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