About Us

Chicago Grows Food is a collaborative project devoted to expanding and unifying the food growing community in Chicagoland. We believe that communities in and around Chicago deserve equitable and holistic health outcomes and that empowering and creatively connecting advocates for safe and environmentally-conscious food production, land stewardship, food access, food security and nutrition will help bring this vision to life. Whether you are new to gardening, an experienced gardener, or interested in supporting gardeners we have resources for you! Welcome to Chicago Grows Food.





were made available to individuals and families experiencing hardship.





have joined together in a collaborative effort to help make Chicago Grows Food a reality.





have been connected as a result of Chicago Grows Food’s resources.


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