Join Us for Seeds an...

Get ready for growing season! Join us for two fun events on March 5 at the Broadway Armory, 5917 North Broadway in Chicago: Eighth Annual Seed Swap, 1-4pm (Armory Ballroom) “Biscuits & Bloodys” Brunch, noon-2pm (PGP Community Cooking School) The Seed Swap, held from 1 to 4 pm...

5 Reasons to Attend ...

The 8th Annual Peterson Garden Project Seed Swap is coming up on Sunday, March 5, 2017.  Join us (and more than 150 gardeners) in the 2nd Floor Ballroom at Broadway Armory to start selecting seeds for your garden. Need a little more incentive to join us next Sunday? OK, here are five more...

We’re Starting...

Why Now? We believe food is a common language that can bring us together as a community. What better way to come together than around a table of delicious homemade food in our Community Cooking School? Our first meeting is February 23, sign up! What’s a Cookbook Club? Mash up all the...

Goodbye Lindsay, Hel...

In case you haven’t heard, our beloved Lindsay Shepherd is leaving PGP at the end of August for new adventures in New York City, and we’re welcoming long-time volunteer Christina Bello as the new program manager for the Community Cooking School. They each wanted to share some...

Seed Swap 2016: Now ...

For us, nothing says spring quite like our Annual Seed Swap. We get positively giddy selecting seeds for our garden every year. It’s a reminder that we’ve survived winter and it’s almost time to get our hands dirty. Sharing that gardening excitement with more than 100 other...

Coffee in the Garden...

It’s one of our bribes. On Community Work Days, our volunteers are greeted with hot coffee from our Work Day sponsor, Metropolis Coffee. But coffee has other applications in the garden. At many local roasters and coffee shops, you can pick up spent grounds to add to your compost pile or...