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Date
04/13/2021 - 04/13/2021
Category
Marine Leadership Academy
Location
Marine Leadership Academy
1920 N Hamlin Avenue
TIME: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60647
Description
Works day at Marine will consist of transplanting, seeding, weeding, and trash pick up. There will also be a need to compost and soil moving.

Date
04/14/2021 - 04/14/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description
Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during the early spring will include either some or all of the following on any given day: adding compost to garden beds, weeding, watering, cleaning, planting cool weather crops, installing season extension, turning compost, pest management, etc.

Date
04/16/2021 - 04/16/2021
Category
Vanderpoel Elementary School
Location
Vanderpoel Elementary School
9510 S Prospect Avenue
TIME: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Vanderpoel is a small but mighty garden and we would like some assistance getting it up and running. Our goal is to grow as much food in our garden beds so the visiting elementary students can be proud. Join us for our volunteer day as we prepare the garden beds by pulling weeds, tilling the soil, and possibly adding some organic matter to the garden beds.

Date
04/16/2021 - 04/16/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Workdays at Oglesby Elementary will include some or all of the following on any given day: watering, weeding, pest management, trellising, painting beds, and signs, etc.


Date
04/17/2021 - 04/17/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
Spaulding Memorial Garden
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
1615 S Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Workdays at Spaulding Memorial Garden will include trash pick up, moving compost and wood chips, planting spring crops, weeding, and more!

Date
04/27/2021 - 04/27/2021
Category
Marine Leadership Academy
Location
Marine Leadership Academy
1920 N Hamlin Avenue
TIME: 10:30 to 1:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60647
Description
Join us for the first planting day at Marine! We will make a hard push to transplant and plant our first round of crops as well as pick up trash and re-composting flower beds.

Date
04/29/2021 - 04/29/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, adding compost, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
04/03/2021 - 04/03/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
North Lawndale College Prep
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
1615 S Christiana Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
We are excited to begin our growing season! This will mark the first volunteer day at the Spaulding Memorial Garden - which means we will need general support in moving compost, weeding, and picking up trash.

Date
04/30/2021 - 04/30/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Work days at Oglesby Elementary will include some or all of the following on any given day: watering, weeding, pest management, trellising, painting beds and signs, etc.


Date
04/05/2021 - 04/05/2021
Category
Chalmers Elementary School
Location
Chalmers Elementary School
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
2745 Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, adding compost, seeding, and transplanting.

Date
04/07/2021 - 04/07/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S Homan Avenue
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60652
Description
Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during the early spring will include either some or all of the following on any given day: adding compost to garden beds, weeding, watering, cleaning, planting cool weather crops, installing season extension, turning compost, pest management, etc.

Date
04/09/2021 - 04/09/2021
Category
Vanderpoel Elementary School
Location
Vanderpoel Elementary School
9510 S Prospect Avenue
TIME: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60623
Description

Vanderpoel is a small but mighty garden and we would like some assistance getting it up and running. Our goal is to grow as much food in our garden beds so the visiting elementary students can be proud. Join us for our volunteer day as we prepare the garden beds by pulling weeds, tilling the soil, and possibly adding some organic matter to the garden beds.


Date
04/09/2021 - 04/09/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
Help us get ready for a productive growing season! This volunteer day will consist of pulling weeds, moving soil and woodchips, and turning compost.

Date
04/09/2021 - 04/09/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S Homan Avenue
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Work days at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during the early spring will include either some or all of the following on any given day: adding compost to garden beds, weeding, watering, cleaning, planting cool weather crops, installing season extension, turning compost, pest management, etc.


Date
08/19/2021 - 08/19/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
Homan Rails Farm
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
910 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Join us at HRF for our Monthly Volunteer Day! The summer is coming to an end but there is plenty to do at the Farm. Tasks include weeding, watering, harvest, and planting fall crops.

Date
04/23/2021 - 04/23/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Bring your creative skills because for Earth Day 2.0 at Goode, we will be creating produce signs for the garden.


Date
04/21/2021 - 04/21/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Bring your creative skills because for Earth Day at Goode, we will be creating produce signs for the garden.


Date
04/18/2021 - 04/18/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636
Description

Celebrate Earth Day at O'Toole by helping with trash pick-up! We also need volunteers to add borders to raised beds.


Date
04/23/2021 - 04/23/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
7646 S Green Street
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Bring your creative skills because for Earth Day at Oglesby, we will be creating produce signs for the garden.


Date
04/20/2021 - 04/20/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
Help us get ready for a productive growing season! This volunteer day will consist of pulling weeds, moving soil and woodchips, planting, and turning compost.

Date
04/22/2021 - 04/22/2021
Category
61st + Stewart Street Garden
Location
Englewood High School
TIME: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
6201 S Stewart Avenue
Chicago, IL 60621
Description
Happy Earth Day, friends and family! We'd love to have you join us in the celebration at the 61st + Stewart Street Garden. Earth Day is a dedicated day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Together, we will safely discard any litter surrounding the garden, weed and learn about how composting allows us to reduce, reuse and recycle. See you soon!

Date
04/23/2021 - 04/23/2021
Category
Vanderpoel Elementary School
Location
Vanderpoel Elementary School
TIME: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9510 S Prospect Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Happy Belated Earth Day, friends and family! We'd love to have you join us in the celebration at Vanderpoel Elementary's School Garden. Earth Day is a dedicated day to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Together, we will safely discard any litter surrounding the garden, weed and learn about how composting allows us to reduce, reuse and recycle. See you soon!

Date
04/05/2021 - 04/05/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S Homan Avenue
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Welcome to the first volunteer at Goode!

Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during the early spring will include either some or all of the following on any given day: adding compost to garden beds, weeding, watering, cleaning, planting cool weather crops, installing season extension, turning compost, pest management, etc.


Date
07/15/2021 - 07/15/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
Homan Rails Farm
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
910 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Join us at HRF for our Monthly Volunteer Day! During the heat of the summer, we appreciate all the support we can as our farm is bursting with bountiful produce. We will need assistance with weeding, watering, pruning, and harvesting.

Date
06/10/2021 - 06/10/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, watering, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
06/11/2021 - 06/11/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620

Date
06/11/2021 - 06/11/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
The garden needs for this workday include weeding, watering, trellising, and planting. May also include small repairs and painting.

Date
06/13/2021 - 06/13/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636
Description

Plants are now and now it's time to watch them grow! We need volunteers to weed, water, mow the grass, and pick-up trash. If we're lucky, there might even be some crops to harvest. 


Date
06/14/2021 - 06/14/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, watering, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
06/16/2021 - 06/16/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M. Smyth School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: TBD
Chicago, IL 60608
Description

Help us to distribute produce to our students and the community! We are looking for volunteers that are ready to water, weed, harvest, wash produce, and help display produce for distribute.

If you are available to drive any leftovers to a love fridge or other community location please let us know. 


Date
06/18/2021 - 06/18/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620

Date
06/23/2021 - 06/23/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Streeet
TIME: TBD
Chicago, IL 60608
Description

We need volunteers to assist with distributing produce to students and community! Be prepared to water, weed, harvest, wash produce, and help display produce for distribution.

Additionally, if you are available to drive any leftovers to a Love Fridge or other community locations please let us know.


Date
06/27/2021 - 06/27/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636

Date
06/04/2021 - 06/04/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Work days at Oglesby Elementary will include some or all of the following on any given day: watering, weeding, pest management, trellising, painting beds and signs, etc.


Date
06/05/2021 - 06/05/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
North Lawndale College Prep
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
1615 S Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Summer is almost here! This will be the last workday of the spring. At this time, please be prepared for small garden projects and general maintenance.

Date
06/08/2021 - 06/08/2021
Category
Marine Leadership Academy
Location
Marine Leadership Academy
1920 N Hamlin Avenue
TIME: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60647
Description
We will spend this volunteer day focusing on garden maintenance - plant pruning, weeding and possibly harvesting available crops.

Date
06/17/2021 - 06/17/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
Homan Rails Farm
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
910 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Join us at HRF for our Monthly Volunteer Day! Come kick off the summer at the Farm by assisting us in several projects like weeding, watering, harvest, and trash pickup.

Date
04/02/2021 - 04/02/2021
Category
Vanderpoel Elementary School
Location
Vanderpoel Elementary School
TIME: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
9510 S Prospect Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623

Date
05/01/2021 - 05/01/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
North Lawndale College Prep
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
1615 S Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
This day we will make a hard push to transplant and plant our first round of crops as well as pick up trash and re-composting flower beds.

Date
05/10/2021 - 05/10/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
7651 S Homan Avenue
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during late spring will include some or all of the following activities: weeding, watering, pest management, turning compost, trellising, transplanting warm-weather crops, cleaning, harvesting, and delivering produce to a local food bank.


Date
05/14/2021 - 05/14/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
7646 S Green Street
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

We will be planting our 2nd round of crops, weeding and doing trash pick-up.


Date
05/14/2021 - 05/14/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, watering, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
05/15/2021 - 05/15/2021
Category
Spaulding Memorial Garden
Location
Spaulding Memorial Garden
TIME: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
1615 S Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
Description
Workdays at Spaulding Memorial Garden will include trash pick up, moving compost and wood chips, planting spring crops, weeding, and more!

Date
05/16/2021 - 05/16/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636

Date
05/02/2021 - 05/02/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636
Description
Now that the raised beds are fixed, we need volunteers to help move compost inside of them. As always, additional volunteer activities will include picking up trash and weeding.

Date
05/20/2021 - 05/20/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
The garden needs for this workday include weeding, watering, trellising, and planting.

Date
05/21/2021 - 05/21/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
7646 S Green Street
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60620
Description
We need volunteers to help make a hard push to transplant and plant our final round of crops as well as pick up trash and weed

Date
05/21/2021 - 05/21/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, watering, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
05/25/2021 - 05/25/2021
Category
Marine Leadership Academy
Location
Marine Leadership Academy
1920 N Hamlin Avenue
TIME: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60647
Description
Today we will be transplanting and planting our final round of crops as well as re-composting flower beds.

Date
05/28/2021 - 05/28/2021
Category
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
Location
Leif Ericson Elementary Scholastic Academy
TIME: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
3600 W 5th Ave
Chicago, IL 60624
Description

It's springtime in the garden! Join Gardeneers in setting this garden up for success. We are hoping to get help prepping this space by pulling weeds, watering, seeding, and transplanting.


Date
05/28/2021 - 05/28/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7646 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Description
Workdays at Oglesby Elementary will include some or all of the following on any given day: watering, weeding, pest management, trellising, painting beds, and signs, etc.

Date
05/03/2021 - 05/03/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description
Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during late spring will include some or all of the following activities: weeding, watering, pest management, turning compost, trellising, transplanting warm-weather crops, cleaning, harvesting, and delivering produce to a local food bank.

Date
05/30/2021 - 05/30/2021
Category
Luke O'Toole School
Location
Luke O'Toole School
TIME: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
6550 S Seeley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60636
Description
Plants are now and now it's time to watch them grow! We need volunteers to weed, water, mow the grass, and pick-up trash. If we're lucky, there might even be some crops to harvest.

Date
05/04/2021 - 05/04/2021
Category
Madison's Garden
Location
John M Smyth Public School
1059 W 13th Street
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60608
Description
Help us get ready for a productive growing season! This volunteer day will consist of pulling weeds, trellising, and planting.

Date
05/05/2021 - 05/05/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during late spring will include some or all of the following activities: weeding, watering, pest management, turning compost, trellising, transplanting warm-weather crops, cleaning, harvesting, and delivering produce to a local food bank.


Date
05/07/2021 - 05/07/2021
Category
Oglesby Elementary School
Location
Oglesby Elementary School
7646 S Green Street
TIME: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60620
Description

Join us as we make a hard push to transplant and plant our first round of crops as well as pick up trash, re-composting flower beds, and weed.


Date
05/07/2021 - 05/07/2021
Category
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
Location
Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy
TIME: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
7651 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60652
Description

Workdays at the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy garden during late spring will include some or all of the following activities: weeding, watering, pest management, turning compost, trellising, transplanting warm-weather crops, cleaning, harvesting, and delivering produce to a local food bank.


Date
05/20/2021 - 05/20/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
Homan Rails Farm
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
910 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Welcome to the first workday of the season! There is so much work to be done to prepare a fruitful growing season. For this workday, we need support in moving compost, weeding, and picking up trash.

Date
05/11/2021 - 05/11/2021
Category
Marine Leadership Academy
Location
Marine Leadership Academy
1920 N Hamlin Avenue
TIME: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Chicago, IL 60647
Description
We will be planting our 2nd round of crops, weeding and doing trash pick-up. Our big project for the day is to add a season extension system. If you're interested in knowing how to install a low tunnel or how to protect plants that are outdoors, this is the day for you!

Date
09/16/2021 - 09/16/2021
Category
Homan Rails Farm
Location
Homan Rails Farm
TIME: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
910 S Homan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624
Description
Join us at HRF for our Monthly Volunteer Day! Fall may be right around the corner but there is still plenty to do at the Farm. Tasks include weeding, watering, harvest, and trash pickup.

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