Are you hoping to learn more about growing food in the city?
Whether you are thinking about starting your own home garden, have acquired land for an urban agriculture project, or are interested in signing up for a plot at a community garden, there is a wide range of training opportunities offered by Chicagoland organizations throughout the year which will help you to become a more capable grower.
Be sure to also check out the AUA Resource Guide for online resources that are specific to growing food in Chicagoland.
If you are offering a training opportunity that you would like added to the list, please send a link with the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mar. 11 – Beginning Beekeeping Class, Chicago Honey Co-Op
Mar. 11 – Advanced Aquaponics: Build Class, Plant Chicago
Mar. 12 – Urban Agroecology Series: Pruning Fundamentals, Garfield Park Conservatory
Mar. 16 – Maximizing Windbreaks on Your Farm, University of Illinois Extension
Mar. 18 – Urban Agroecology Series: Methods of Propagation Skills, Garfield Park Conservatory
Mar. 18 – Aquaponic Production Workshop Series, Windy City Harvest (Saturdays, 3/18 – 6/10)
Mar. 23 – Benefits of Mulching Vegetables, University of Illinois Extension
Mar. 25 – Ten Best Crops for Home Gardens, Windy City Harvest
Mar. 25 – Urban Agroecology Series: Beneficial Fungi in the Garden, Garfield Park Conservatory
Mar. 25 – Beginning Beekeeping Class, Chicago Honey Co-Op
Mar. 30 – Soil Management for High Tunnels, University of Illinois Extension
Apr. 1 – Building Raised Beds, Windy City Harvest
Apr. 15 – Rooftop Farming Workshop Series, Windy City Harvest (Saturdays, 4/15 – 5/20)
Apr. 22 – Mulching for Healthy Soils, Urban Edible
Apr. 22 – Extending the Growing Season, Urban Edible
Apr. 23 – Small Space Food Gardens, Urban Edible
Apr. 23 – Mulching for Healthy Soils, Urban Edible
May 6 – Herbs for the Home Garden, Windy City Harvest