FAQ

Donations

How can I make a donation?

  • To donate online, please click here.
  • To donate with a check, please make checks payable to Urban Growers Collective and mail to:

    Urban Growers Collective
    1200 W 35th St #118
    Chicago, IL 60609

  • If you’d like to set up a peer-to-peer fundraiser, please email brandon@urbangrowerscollective.org.

Do you accept product donations?

We love in-kind product donations! Reach out to info@urbangrowerscollective.org

Can I donate on behalf of a loved one?

Absolutely! We will put the name of the person you are honoring as part of our donors list in our annual report.

Will I get a receipt for my donation?

If you donate through our website, you will automatically be emailed a receipt.

If you donate with a check, you will receive a receipt in the mail. If you would like an electronic copy, please email brandon@urbangrowerscollective.org.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, as long as a service was not provided, such as a workshop or buying produce, all donations are tax-deductible.

How will my donation be used?

We operate a fiscally conservative budget at UGC to make sure that our programming thoughtful and engaging.  The money you donate will help us beautify neighborhoods, engage teens, and teach folks how to grow their own food.  We take our jobs seriously and work hard to create lasting change in Chicago.

Involvement

How can I purchase produce?

  • July-October, we sell our produce a-la-carte at our farm stands as well as monthly CSA shares. Click here for more info.
  • Starting November 9, 2020 our new and improved Fresh Moves Mobile Market will be up and running. Please click here for the map and full schedule.
  • If you are interested in placing a wholesale order, please email info@urbangrowerscollective.org.

Who could I speak to about a partnership or collaboration?

Please send an email to info@urbangrowerscollective.org.

Do you have any employment or internship opportunities?

  • All current employment opportunities are listed here.
  • Find information about internship opportunities here.

How can my company become involved with UGC?

Due to Covid-19, all large group volunteering is currently on hold. If your company or organization would like to support our work in another way, please send an email to info@urbangrowerscollective.org.

How can I apply for a community garden plot?

We have community garden plots available at two locations:

  1. Jackson Park Community Farm, located near Marquette & Cornell
  2. South Chicago Farm, located at 9000 S Mackinaw Ave

Plots are 10 ft x 10 ft and cost $25 for the season. For more information and to apply for a plot, please click here.

Have another question you need answered?

Send an email to info@urbangrowerscollective.org or give us a call at (773) 376-8882.