Who are Those Kids at Vedgewater? by Xan Nelson Jul28

Who are Those Kids a...

                  I spent part of my morning last week with several children who are learning about art and gardening at Green Scene, a free summer program at Vedgewater run by artist and storyteller Martie Sanders. Green Scene brings together...

Thankful Thursday

              Partnerships are what make a project like ours thrive. We’ve been amazed with the support we’ve received from the North River Commission in Albany Park. Not only did they help us find and negotiate our Learning Center space, but...

Awesome volunteers: ...

              Meet master gardener Ava George Stewart. Ava currently gardens at Montrose Green but got started with Peterson Garden Project in its first year. Ava is coordinating 2012 Master Gardener nights in each of the gardens this season. (If...

“Food Patriots...

              Have you heard about “Food Patriots,” the documentary film in progress? You may have noticed one of our big fans at your Gnomedependence Day event at Global Garden. Hey, anyone who can grow food in a vacant city lot during a record...

The Pollinator Proje...

Tucked away in the corners at Vedgewater, Global and Stars are three beds that look a little different than the fields of lovely edibles. For one thing, they’re full of flowers and grasses. These are the “Pollinator Project” plots, a citizen science effort to find out how native pollinators...