First 2017 Garden Wo...

Thanks to all (more than 100!) of the amazing volunteers who came out on last weekend’s gorgeous, warm Saturday to help get gardens ready, repair beds, tidy up and show the weeds who’s boss! Check out some of our favorite pictures from the day. Want to share your photos? Tag us...

April Classes and Ev...

Spring is (finally) here! That means it’s time for our Annual Plant Sale on April 22-23 and May 5-7. This year is better than ever with all organic plants grown just for us by Chicago-favorite Montalbano Farms, plus a fantastic (and historic) location in the heart of Chicago’s...

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...

February Classes and...

February is a busy month at PGP! We’re making cozy, healthy food to sustain us through the rest of winter and getting a head start on a healthy garden by making compost. Looking for something different to do with friends or a special someone on Valentine’s Day? Sign up for a knife...

Growing to Give to C...

Grow2Give is Peterson Garden Project’s program for growing fresh, organic produce for food pantries and nutrition programs. We dedicate at least 5% of the beds at each garden to Grow2Give. Care for Real in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago has been a long-time partner for the program,...