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AUA’s “Member May” and Spring Newsletter!
May 25, 2018

AUA is delighted to share your spring urban agriculture newsletter, bursting with all the latest AUA and citywide news, events and resources. Important updates include an introduction to the City of Chicago’s new Urban Agriculture Project Manager, the current status of the urban farm business license campaign, recent statewide legislative victories, ways to get involved in the urban […]

Free Soil Testing, Urban Ag Workshops & More at the Good Food EXPO!
March 23, 2018

The Good Food EXPO is here! AUA is delighted to be a part of the largest gathering in the Midwest focused on locally and sustainably produced food, March 23-24th. Be sure not to miss Saturday’s Organic Valley Good Food Commons – a day of FREE soil testing and FREE urban agriculture workshops! That’s right, the […]

The Latest Urban Ag News & Community Events: AUA’s Winter Newsletter is Here!
February 2, 2018

Dear Advocates, As growers, we know that winter is the perfect time to reflect and plan for the future season. I imagine many of you are nestled in with crop plans and seed catalogs. We wish you much growth and possibility this coming season! At Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA), we are reflecting on our […]

Request for Urban Ag Workshop Proposals at the Good Food EXPO
January 10, 2018

Calling all urban growers, composters, keepers of livestock, and chefs! Share your urban agriculture knowledge and passion by leading a 30 minute workshop at the Organic Valley Good Food Commons at this year’s Good Food EXPO March 24th! Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) is delighted to take the lead in organizing this year’s workshops, which […]

AUA’s 2017 Year and Impact Review
December 28, 2017

Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) is delighted to share our Year in Review with you! It’s been a milestone year for our coalition as we mark our first year of organizational independence. In 2017, our work focused on strengthening our organizational and financial infrastructure, developing new collaborations, and enhancing our value to the urban agriculture […]

Your Donation to AUA Doubled at 7am tomorrow, #GivingTuesday – But Until The Fund Runs Out!
November 27, 2017

Beginning at 7am tomorrow, November 28th, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching, dollar for dollar, your Giving Tuesday donations! This powerful opportunity to support Advocates for Urban Agriculture and our urban agriculture movement will go quickly – donations are matched (up to $50,000 per non-profit) until the $2 million global fund […]