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Urban Growers Collective
Urban Growers Collective

Englewood Village Market Kicks Off Saturday, Bringing Fresh Produce, Live Music To The South Side

Neighbors can visit the Englewood Village Market starting Saturday through Oct. 29 for food and plants, chef demos and family-fun activities.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Soup For The Soul Dishes Out Hot Meals To People In Need Every Week. It’s Fundraising To Help More Families In 2022

The program has grown into a North Lawndale staple, helping people struggling with food insecurity. But organizers need more money to keep it going.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Simeon High School Hosting Free Mother’s Day Plant Giveaway Saturday

Simeon High School students are collaborating with non-profit Urban Growers Collective for the giveaway at the school campus, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Food Co-Ops Team Up To Feed More Families In Need On South, West Sides: ‘We’ll Be Stronger Together’

Three co-ops have formed ChiMeals, a collective dedicated to supporting Chicagoans experiencing food insecurity.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Urban Growers Collective, Chicago Bears Team Up To Bring Fresh Food To Woodlawn Students In Need

The partnership grew out of the Bears Fit Youth Challenge. The team provided a grant to ensure Dulles School of Excellence students and their families can access fresh produce.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

On The West Side, Soup For The Soul Aims To Feed Neighbors Through Winter As Pandemic Rages On

Neighborhood groups created Soup for the Soul at Stone Temple Missionary Baptist Church to build food access and a sense of community.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Urban Growers Collective’s Mobile Farmers Market Returns Monday, Selling Fresh Produce To South And West Siders

The mobile farmers market will visit 15 locations every week, from South Chicago and Washington Park to Garfield Ridge and Humboldt Park.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

$32 Million Auburn Gresham Urban Farm Coming To Life After State Grants Last $2 Million To Project

Gov. Pritzker's announcement comes one day after the Pritzker Traubert Foundation granted $10 million to the project.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a $50 million campus with a health center, urban farm and affordable housing to life.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

50 City-Owned Vacant Lots On South And West Sides Getting Makeovers As Part Of Job Training Push

The Grounds for Peace program kicked off on Tuesday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale