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Free Cooking Classes Englewood Style With Whole Cities Foundation

Whole Cities Foundation, a foundation of Whole Foods Market, is offering regular healthy living classes throughout the Englewood community to help you implement and maintain your personal health and wellness goals.

Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant Opportunity for Greater Englewood - Apply Today!

Whole Cities Foundation is excited to partner with projects that grow the local food system and increase access to fresh, healthy food in Greater Englewood, and we welcome projects serving Greater Englewood residents to apply for Whole Cities’ Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant. Funding for projects ranges from $2,000-$8,000. 

Discuss Food, Land and Economic Opportunity at Monthly Community Meeting

The issues of food, land and economic opportunity are always up for discusson at the monthly Grow Greater Englewood community meeting. Thursday April 23, 2015 from 6pm - 8pm at Perry Street Farm House, 5749 S Perry. All are welcome!

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*       

UIC Moving Forward

A WEIGHT LOSS INTERVENTION FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Moving Forward is coming to a Park near you in Englewood, ENROLLING NOW!

St. Bernard Hospital adopts 55 families for Christmas

The Christian values of giving and compassion are put into action at St. Bernard Hospital where their Adopt-A-Family program, now in its 20th year, provides baskets of food and toys for area families.

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 Food Survey

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

Organic vs. Non Organic

In choosing  the right foods to consume, have you ever thought about choosing organic or non-organic food items. 

The Englewood Community has a host of vendors and farmers who believe in providing natural, fresh, organic foods to communities like Englewood who often get neglected.

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