Starting Onions from...

Although onions may seem like a fairly cheap “staple” vegetable not worthy of a spot in the urban garden, the truth is- they are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Onions have few pests/diseases in our area and they require little maintenance other than watering to yield...

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...

A Community of Garde...

Register Now for 2017 Membership When Peterson Garden Project was born in 2010, I never suspected it would grow into the far-reaching educational organization it is today, including the addition of our Community Cooking School and expanding our mission to encompass a plot-to-plate approach to...

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...