Save the date: AUA Urban Farm Field Day: Chicago FarmWorks

Support one of East Garfield Park’s most exciting urban agriculture projects by getting your hands dirty and learning about composting benefits and best practices in action!

AUA Urban Farm Field Day
Saturday, November 12
10AM-1PM
Chicago FarmWorks
Meet at 400 N Albany Ave, Chicago

10-10:15: Intro and overview of Chicago FarmWorks‘ history and program with Heartland Alliance Urban Agriculture Coordinator Jessica Surma
10:15-10:25: Compost walk and talk, delegate volunteer tasks, round up tools
10:25-11:40: Volunteer work turning and moving compost (and maybe planting some garlic!)
11:40-12:00: Break with hot cider and snacks!
12:00-1:00: Volunteer work

Be sure to dress in layers (something you can get dirty in) and bring water bottle!

Children 10 and up are invited to join.

RSVP to info@auachicago.org

You also might be interested in Slow Food Chicago‘s upcoming Crop Mob at Growing Home on Saturday, November 5! Click here for details. AUA is excited to be teaming up with Slow Food Chicago on field days and crop mobs next year – keep an eye out for announcements!

 

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