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Cultivating Community through Urban Agriculture
Activity Code: W025
Date: Monday, April 15
Since its 1996 founding, Growing Home has transformed the local economic and food production system in Chicago. Visit two of its urban farms (Wood Street Farm and Honore Street Farm) and learn how it has successfully used organic agriculture to promote job training, employment, and community development while utilizing farming techniques that respond to the challenges of growing in limited space, difficult soils, and unfavorable weather conditions. Transportation: Motorcoach.