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Partner Resources

  • Chicago Botanic Gardens
    • Resource for at home gardening including suggestions for 6 crops to grow.
  • Contemporary Farmer Inc.
    • Empowering people to develop edible spaces in their homes in order to redefine their relationships with nature and local food systems.
  • Fresh Exchange
    • Enjoy the best of home and garden living with this complete guide featuring recipes, chickens, and a must-listen podcast. Get your ultimate DIY experience here!
  • Grow Greater Englewood
    • Live video series on growing at home.
  • Grow Vegetables Indoors
    • Video about Microgreens & Sprouts – From Seed to Harvest.
  • MIgardener
    • Grow a garden, live healthier lives, and have fun doing it.
  • Roots Watering Hole Podcast
    • A monthly gardening education and food literacy series.
  • Vertical Veg
    • Vertical Veg inspires and supports growing food in containers. I help you to transform a small space – like a balcony or patio – into an abundant container garden, filled with herbs, fruit, veg, beauty and life.

Have Questions – check out our Virtual Help Desk Roundup of previously answered questions. Still wondering? Email us your question at chicagogrowsfood@gmail.com!

Resources Table of Contents

Container Gardens DIY Soil Fertilizer Grow Kit Hardiness Zone In Ground Gardens Nutrient Pests Planting Plant Spacing Raised Beds Seeds soil Succession Planting Watering