Surprise, Surprise! ...

We opened registration on April 2 for our five new Pop-up Victory Gardens. Within 24 hours the “smallest” of our gardens was full. And there was a waiting list. And a clamoring demand for more plots. This caused some head scratching. I had always suspected that the closer we got...

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...