Support one of East Garfield Parkâ€™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
Meet atÂ 400 N Albany Ave, Chicago
10-10:15: Intro and overview ofÂ 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 toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org
You also might be interested inÂ Slow Food Chicago‘s upcomingÂ Crop MobÂ at Growing Home onÂ Saturday, November 5! ClickÂ hereÂ for details. AUA is excited to be teaming up with Slow Food Chicago on field days and crop mobs next year â€“ keep an eye out for announcements!