Ask the Butcher: Tur...

Mark Holzkopf, owner of Holzkopf’s Meat Market in Edgewater, is one of our favorite sources for tips on cooking meat–and was one of our sponsors for our first Harvest Feast (we’re still dreaming about that scallion pancake with Mark’s smoked turkey!). With Thanksgiving...

We’re Ready to...

Only a few tickets remain! Buy your ticket now to join us for our first Underground Harvest Feast on November 10 to celebrate what we’ve grown this year in our gardens and in our community! This special collaboration dinner between Chef Fresh, PGP’s Resident Chef, and Chef Alvin Yu, PGP board...

Indoor Herb Care ...

After the past few frosty weeks, fresh herbs on the windowsill are a welcome sight in the home of a gardener with an itchy green thumb. Whether you’ve transplanted them from your garden or are eyeing some at the grocery store, we have a few tips for you to keep them in the best shape...

Sneak Peek of HomeGr...

Fall is time for harvest–buy your ticket now to join us for our first Underground Harvest Feast to celebrate what we’ve grown this year in our gardens and in our community! This special collaboration dinner between Chef Fresh, PGP’s Resident Chef, and Chef Alvin Yu, PGP board member and owner...

The Magic of Mulch

It’s difficult to understand the importance of mulch, or even how to properly use it, when there are so many bad examples around our city. When parkway trees have mulch volcanos piled close to the trunk, or urban farms are growing vegetables in bare soil, it’s hard to know what...

Growing to Give to C...

Grow2Give is Peterson Garden Project’s program for growing fresh, organic produce for food pantries and nutrition programs. We dedicate at least 5% of the beds at each garden to Grow2Give. Care for Real in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago has been a long-time partner for the program,...