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Connecting Chicago Community Gardeners

Sponsored by A Collective of Chicago Community Garden Organizations

Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)

Chicago, IL

Connecting Chicago Community Gardeners

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This gathering is for all Chicago-based community gardeners to connect, network, share ideas/resources and create change.

This day is about collective strength among the dozens of community garden groups and hundreds of community gardens througout the city. How can we be stronger? Share resources? Network more? Ensure sustainability? As the role of food gardens and green space increases in our city, how can we - as leaders and passionate participants - postiively shape our future and have a powerful, collective voice with our city leadership?

These are the questions- YOU are the answer. Don't miss this event! Tell everyone you know in the community gardening world - we're ready for change and we're ready to do it TOGETHER. 

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Registration begins at 9:00am and the event will run from 10am-3pm. Join us for a panel discussion, workshops and a chance to network with gardeners from your region. A light breakfast and lunch will be included.  


Parking is limited, please consider carpooling, public transit or cycling.  For specific directions from your starting location, check out Google Maps.

Option 1:  Take the Green Line to California stop. Transfer to the #94 (South California) bus headed northbound, exit at the Franklin stop.  CCGT will be on your left (west).
Option 2:   Take the #66 (Chicago) bus to Sacramento Ave. Walk two blocks south. CCGT is on the east side of the street.

BIKE  Bicycle racks are available in front of and behind the building. To find best route, visit the Interactive Chicago Bike Map.


There are four parking locations set aside for event attendees
1.  A small lot in the front of CCGT facing Sacramento.
2.  A large lot behind the building just down Ferdinand Ave.
3.  Limited street side parking on Ferdinand is permitted.
4.  Further west of the building, parking is permitted in Christy Webber’s Rancho Verde lot.

Have questions about Connecting Chicago Community Gardeners? Contact Sponsored by A Collective of Chicago Community Garden Organizations

When & Where

Chicago Center For Green Technology
445 N Sacramento Blvd,
Chicago, IL 60612

Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CST)

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Sponsored by A Collective of Chicago Community Garden Organizations

This event is co-sponsored by numerous Chicago-based community garden organizaitons and agencies. 

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