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National Green the Church Conference Comes to Chicago and Englewood

Black congregations from Chicago and all across the country are learning how to "go green" for the sake of community at the National Green the Church Chicago Summit taking place August 19th - 21st at Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W 95th Street. http://www.greenforall.org/events

Food, Farming & Fun at Saturday's Urban Farm Open House in West Englewood

Chicago's first and only USDA certified organic farms opens its doors for a fun filled afternoon on Saturday June 7th from 11am - 3pm at 5814 S Wood Street. Experience cooking demos, workshops, tours, community resources and plenty of food and fun for all ages!

Wednesdays at Wood Street Organic Farm Stand Season Begins with Free Produce !

Chicago's first and only USDA-certified organic farm is opening its doors for another great season of food, farming and fun! Mark your calendars for the first farm stand of the season which begins Wednesday, May 7th at Wood Street Urban Farm, 5814 S Wood Street in West Englewood. Farm Stand is open every Wednesday, 11am - 4pm from May thru October. *SPECIAL* for a limited time only, Link card shoppers can take advantage of our buy one get one free sale on all produce*       

Why Should I Can My Own Food ?

Canning is no longer just something for your granny or great-grandma, it has made a hip return in a new population of young people who want to protect themselves from rising food costs and treat themselves to higher quality food.

If you are interested in learning more about canning, having your questions answered and seeing step-by-step how to can at home, there is a free class being offered at Growing Home Wood Street Urban Farm at 5814 S. Wood Street on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 12pm.

Englewood Votes ! Registering and Educating 5,000 New Voters

A Massive Voter Registration and Political Awareness Drive 

Everyone is talking about "The Interrupters" : Final Free Screening/Community Discussion on Wednesday

Don’t Miss The Final Free Screening and Community Discussion w/ Englewood Ceasefire Violence Interrupters This Wednesday 4/18 at Growing Home

Job Opening for Administrative Assistant Postion wtih Growing Home

Growing Home is looking to fill an  Administrative Assistant Postion.

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS AT ENGLEWOOD'S OWN URBAN FARM!

Growing Home is seeking highly motivated and committed volunteers with demonstrated experience in job readiness and literacy training to assist during our classroom sessions at the Wood St. Urban Farm in Englewood.

Englewood Food Survey

Growing Home's Wood St. Farm is holding a food survey this Wednesday March 16th regarding what people like to eat.

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