“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...

Pop-up Victory Garde...

2012 is the 70th anniversary of the first year of WW2 and the first historic Victory Garden summer. Since The Peterson Garden Project had brought awareness to the story of Chicago’s role in the Victory Garden movement, at least in our little corner of the city, we thought it might be...

Strangers are the st...

The Peterson Garden Project is an amazing adventure. Like the many community gardens that are springing up around the country like mushrooms, our project is one example of how people want to connect with their community and do good. I’m the lucky person who gets to talk about The...