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Call for Volunteers and Donations for UHSC Urban Gardening Initiative

The United Human Service Center, UHSC urban and farming initiative is still looking for volunteers and supply donations. The garden is located at 1809 W 51st Street in Back of the Yards neighborhood. UHSC is in need of the following: Lawn Mower, Weed Whacker, Compost and Soil, Seeds, Wheel Barrows, Watering Holes, Tiller, Shovels, Thatch […]

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Urban gardens offer more than just food

  On warm, sunny Saturday mornings, you will see around a dozen youth and adults tending a garden at the corner of 51st and Wolcott. During every summer for the past four years, the once-vacant lot is transformed into a community garden. Here, young people learn how to grow food and how to eat healthier. […]

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McKinley Park Community Garden Promotes Healthy Lifestyles

The McKinley Park Community Garden (MPCG) hosted its first garden walk, a tour of the neighborhood gardens owned by local residents. The garden walk is just one of the many efforts of the McKinley Park Community Garden, a not-for-profit organic garden established last April. On Saturday Aug. 10, residents saw firsthand the lush vegetation of […]