Feasts of Resistance

Resistance doesn’t only take the form of protests and marches—it’s in the food we share, the stories we tell, the gardens we grow. Food shapes culture and conflict shapes food—that’s the premise of our new Feasts of Resistance class series as we explore, cook, and eat iconic...

90% Community

The statistic in the title is a quote: “Community gardens are 10% garden and 90% community” (Pat Munts, Northwest Gardeners’ Handbook). We have some quotes of our own: “I lived and gardened in Rogers Park for 25 years and barely knew my neighbors, let alone another gardener. Now I walk into...

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   Your vote = GIVING! Click HERE There’s a saying that “gardeners are generous people” and I’ve always thought it should say “gardens make generous people” instead. You must share when Mother Nature provides you with so much abundance – how could you possibly let all that hard work go...

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 Your vote = COMMITMENT! Click HERE Gardens are slow. You can’t rush Mother Nature. Things grow at the pace they grow and all of us are part of the process. Running a garden organization is often not slow – when spring hits it’s all hands on deck to build new gardens, register and orient...