The 3rd Annual Spring Gathering
of the Chicago Community Gardeners Association will highlight the most
powerful resource available to Chicago's gardeners: each other. You are
formally invited both to bask in the benefits gathered by your fellow gardeners
and to become part of this important team.
When and where is the Gathering?
West Town Academy
534 N Sacramento Blvd, Chicago,
(Across the street from the
Center for Green Technology)
What will happen at the
Exactly what gardener-led workshops are you offering this year?
There will be lots of action to
pack into the 4-hour conference, all centered on sharing and eliciting creative
approaches to common community gardening challenges and opportunities. The CCGA
Gathering will offer an array of expert-facilitated workshops, a garden gear
raffle, and a tour of the CCGA website
. All that plus a light
Here are the topics:
What has CCGA
done since last year's Gathering?
- Creative Community Building in Community Gardens
- Community Gardens as Message Sites for Soil and Water Security
- Building Garden Structures
- Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist
- Conflict and Teamwork In the Garden
- Spring Preparation and Planting Tips
This sounds great! Sign me up! How do I register, and
how much does it cost?
Is there any other way I can
Tons! In addition to the
Gathering, the CCGA held seasonal workshops, distributed thousands of free
perennials and bulbs, and more, helping hundreds of gardeners make their dreams
grow. Check out the full list of 2014
The CCGA is sustained by the knowledge, passion, and
efforts of gardeners from all parts of the city. You are invited to join CCGA,
to share with other gardeners and volunteer throughout the year.
The 3rd Annual Conference of Chicago's Community Gardeners on March 7th
will be a day for connecting, learning, sharing ideas, and working together to
grow strong roots for the future of community gardening in Chicago. Space is
limited, so please register early. Let's plant
some seeds for a fruitful 2015!
The CCGA Interim Steering
Committee, on behalf of all of Chicago's community
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