- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Join A Free Garfield Park Community Garden Tour Saturday
The Chicago Community Garden Association will visit four West Side gardens where neighbors can learn tips and techniques to grow their own crops.
A West Sider Saw Her Neighborhood Decline. Now, She And Her Family Are Rebuilding And Starting A Community Garden
Elaine Bell-Quinn is transforming two lots in West Garfield Park into a home and community garden where she'll grow produce to feed neighbors.
West Side Garden Is Designed To Help Youth Heal From Trauma: ‘A Garden Is A Friend You Can Visit Anytime’
The garden will support the therapeutic services offered by UCAN, a West Side social service organization with a program to help young people heal from trauma.
West Side Group Wants To Turn Vacant Lots Into Community Gardens With Free Fitness Programs
Marcelino Riley, who has competed on "American Ninja Warrior," is raising money to build wellness sanctuaries so residents can grow their own food and work out for free.
West Side Community Stage At Historic Church Will Give Neighbors A Platform To Tell Their Own Stories
The stage being built at Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church will host plays, spoken word poetry and gardening workshops.
West Side Community Garden Getting Renovations So Seniors, People With Disabilities Can Use It
Paved walkways and raised planters will make it easier for people with disabilities to garden — including military veterans like garden founder Robert Hart.
City Revises Fire Hydrant Policy That Left Community Gardens Dry
Advocates for Urban Agriculture also launched a grant to help gardens pay for tapping into hydrants under the new policy.
They Paid $1,700 To Get Water For Their Community Garden, But City Won’t Turn On The Taps
The city has only issued six permits to community gardens this year after rolling out cumbersome requirements for water use.
Last Year It Cost $5 For West Side Community Gardens To Tap Into City Water. Now The Price Is $1,700
New regulations require community gardens use a pricey valve and union plumber to connect to fire hydrants. Gardeners say the new rule will hurt low-income Black communities the most.