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Date
10/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
Spaulding Memorial Garden
TIME: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
W 16th Street and S Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Come help us with some much needed weeding as we prepare the garden for the fall season! Learn some weeding tips like: how to identify common weeds; how to prevent them; and what their presence can tell you about your soil health. Other gardening tasks include harvesting, transplanting, direct seeding, watering, pruning, and picking up trash. Don't forget to bring closed toed shoes and a bottle of water!

Date
11/18/2021 - 11/18/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
TIME: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
910 S Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

Come to the Homan Rails Farm to help our Head Grower, Selma, end the season by preparing the Farm for the winter months. Projects include: Lowering the plastic of the High Tunnels, clearing out old plants and completing some of our final harvests for the year. You might even get to play with a chicken or two.


Date
11/02/2021 - 11/02/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
TIME: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Spaulding Memorial Garden
1556 S Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
Description

Come help plant fall crops and put the garden to bed for the winter.


Date
11/20/2021 - 11/20/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
910 S Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

Come to the Homan Rails Farm to help our Head Grower, Selma, end the season by preparing the Farm for the winter months. Projects include: Lowering the plastic of the High Tunnels, clearing out old plants and completing some of our final harvests for the year. You might even get to play with a chicken or two.


Date
11/06/2021 - 11/06/2021
Category
61st + Stewart Street Garden
Location
61st + Stewart Street Garden
TIME: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
W 61st Street and S Stewart Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
Description

Thank you for helping us grow food and flowers at this site. The specific task we're working on will be decided day-of, and there are usually a variety of tasks to choose from. mulching, weeding, and harvesting are pretty regular through the fall.


Date
11/09/2021 - 11/09/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
TIME: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Spaulding Memorial Garden
7646 S Green St
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Come join us at Oglesby Elementary as we get some garden maintenance done! Garden tasks include weeding, trellising, watering, pruning, applying organic fertilizer, pest control (ants and grubs), mulching and of course, harvesting! Bring closed toed shoes as well as a water bottle. Can't wait to see you there!


Date
10/19/2021 - 10/19/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
Spaulding Memorial Garden
TIME: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
1556 S Spaulding Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
Description

Come help plant fall crops and put the garden to bed for the winter!


Date
10/21/2021 - 10/21/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
TIME: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
910 S Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Come to the Homan Rails Farm to help our Head Grower, Selma, end the season by preparing the Farm for the winter months. Projects include: Lowering the plastic of the High Tunnels, clearing out old plants and completing some of our final harvests for the year. You might even get to play with a chicken or two.

Date
10/26/2021 - 10/26/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
7646 S Green St
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Come join us at Oglesby Elementary as we get some garden maintenance done! Garden tasks include weeding, trellising, watering, pruning, applying organic fertilizer, pest control (ants and grubs), mulching and of course, harvesting! Bring closed toed shoes as well as a water bottle. Can't wait to see you there!


Date
10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
Category
61st + Stewart Street Garden
Location
61st + Stewart Garden
TIME: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
W 61st Street and S Stewart Avenue
Chicago, IL 60626
Description

Thank you for helping us grow food and flowers at this site. The specific task we're working on will be decided day-of, and there are usually a variety of tasks to choose from. mulching, weeding, and harvesting are pretty regular through the fall.


Date
10/30/2021 - 10/30/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
910 S Homan Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

Come to the Homan Rails Farm to help our Head Grower, Selma, end the season by preparing the Farm for the winter months. Projects include: Lowering the plastic of the High Tunnels, clearing out old plants and completing some of our final harvests for the year. You might even get to play with a chicken or two.


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