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 Chicago region organizations throughout the year.

Be sure to also check out the AUA Resource Guide for online resources that are specific to growing food in the Chicago region.

If you are offering a training opportunity that you would like added to the list, please send a link with the information to

Upcoming Opportunities | Winter/Spring 2018

Mar. – May: Edible Landscapes (Saturdays, 9am-noon) Windy City Harvest

Feb. 10: Crop Planning, Windy City Harvest

Feb. 24: Youth Farm Facilitator Training, Windy City Harvest

Mar. 3: Season Extension, Windy City Harvest

May 5: Value Added Food, Windy City Harvest

Jun. 2: Edible Landscapes & Container Gardens, Windy City Harvest