In the News

Urban Growers Collective Media:

“Activists and farmers tackle food deserts on Chicago’s South Side — ‘Food is a tool of resistance’” by Adam Lukach, Darcel Rockett, Phil Vettel, Natalie Wade and Cheryl V. Jackson for the Chicago Tribune on June 28, 2019.

“URBAN GROWERS TURN CHICAGO’S FRONT YARD INTO A GARDEN” by Elisa Shoenberger for New Eastside News on May 30, 2019.

“Promoting Social Justice, Economic Development Via Urban Farming” on WBEZ’s Morning Shift on May 28, 2019.

“How the Urban Growers Collective is cultivating economic development through urban agriculture” WGN Extension 720 with Justin Kaufmann on April 25, 2019.

“Interview with Erika Allen of Urban Growers Collective” by Sam Koentopp and Marla Guggenheimer of Big Green Chicago on February 12, 2019.

“Urban farmers forced off land find new ground to grow” by Louisa Chu for the Chicago Tribune on July 17, 2018.

Fresh Moves Mobile Market

“This Chicago Farmers Market is on Wheels” from Great Big Story on June 26, 2019.

“Mobile Markets bring fresh produce to underserved Chicago areas” by Amy Rutledge on WGN-9 on November 8, 2018.

South Side farms sell produce to thousands using CTA buses as mobile markets” by Sara Freund, Curbed Chicago on September 6, 2018.

“Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served” by Alex Ruppenthal for WTTW News on August 22, 2018.

Adult Job Training Programs

“New Program To Beautify The City’s Vacant Lots, While Helping Men At Risk Of Gun Violence” by Craig Dellimore, WBBM News Radio on July 3, 2019.

Youth Job Training Programs

“In The Middle Of Chicago, An Emerging Curriculum Blooms In A Hidden City Garden” by Catherine Henderson of the Chicago Block Club on July 12, 2019.

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