(Greasy) Trash to Tr...

Some were too big…some were too small…some were just plain weird. We’d seen and heard and wished for a lot of different spaces that The Peterson Garden Project could call home…but nothing quite fit the bill. “I just looked at a space today…wanna drive by it?” LaManda would say…and we could...

Open House at the Ne...

Join us for treats and friendship on Friday, June 22, 4-7 p.m., at our new Learning Center, 4642 North Francisco, right at the Francisco stop on the CTA Brown Line. Meet some of the people who have helped make Peterson Garden Project happen and learn about our plans for teaching Chicagoans...

Holey kale by Maribe...

Holey kale, Batman.  Great big holes, and leaves chewed down to the stem.  The Edible Treasures Garden team was pretty pleased that our gardening efforts had attracted graceful white butterflies until Dr. George Rotramel visited our raised beds. George is an entomologist, organic gardening...

Coming Soon to a Gar...

With 5 gardens, 2,000+ gardeners and more than 400 volunteers, good communication is not only important, it’s imperative. In our fast-paced, techno-savvy world, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and Skype are key components to getting information out quickly (and hopefully, accurately). ...

Volunteer of the Wee...

We praise the big milestones our gardens go through – build, orientation, planting, Grewbie classes! This series of posts is to give shout outs to the unsung heroes and “sheroes” that make those milestones happen. JFK said, “One person can make a difference, and...