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Women's Health Day at CommunityHealth

Celebrate Women's Health Day at CommunityHealth 

This event is free and open to all women ages 18 and older!

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!

$0 Joiner Fee EXTENDED through Feb. 8th!

$0 Joiner Fee Extended at West Communities YMCA through February 8, 2014!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE!  Call us at 773.434.0300 or visit us on the web to learn more!

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.

Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis: Mammogram and Clinical Breast Exam

Breast cancer screening looks for signs of cancer before a woman has symptoms. Screening can help find breast cancer early, when the chance of successful treatment is best. Two tests are commonly used to screen for breast cancer.

Illinois Health Matters: Neighborhood Stories 4: The Difficulties of Health Care Reform faced by Chicago’s communities

The fourth and final 2011 installment of Illinois Health Matters “Neighborhood Stories” has been released.

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.

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