april, 2019

16apr6:00 PM8:00 PMInfo Session: Hoop House Funding $ for Chi Urban Farmers

Event Details

Hoop house funding is now available, paid for by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Their Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is specifically for Cook County Urban Farmers – however use it or lose it!

Learn more at an info session with AUA and the NRCS on Tues, April 16th, 6pm-8pm, at AUA’s office at 159 N. Sangamon Street. We will walk through the application process, answer your questions, and give insight on developing a customized plan.

Free and RSVP requested (click “Learn More” below). Light refreshments will be served. Please indicate on the RSVP if you request childcare or Spanish interpretation.

Learn more on AUA’s Grants & Funding Page at: www.auachicago.org/grants-funding, or on the NRCS’s website at www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/il/programs/financial/eqip! Questions before then? Reach out to AUA or the NRCS!

NRCS Point of Contact: if your urban farm is south of Cermak road contact: Trenton Rader, (815) 937-8940 ext. 3 or 815-462-3106 ext. 3; if your urban farm is north of Cermak road, contact: Jim Rospopo, (630) 584-8240 ext. 3.


(Tuesday) 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


AUA's Office

159 N. Sangamon Street


Advocates For Urban Agriculture