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Join the AUA Team in 2022!
December 20, 2021

Apply for our Development and Finance Steward Position  The Development and Finance Steward is responsible for administering the organization’s finances and recordkeeping as well as cultivating donor relations and fundraising efforts to redesign our funding streams. The job responsibilities in the description are written with the understanding that we are working within a collaborative model […]

2021 Capacity Building Grant Recipients
December 16, 2021

  December 9th, 2021 Advocates for Urban Agriculture Announces Capacity Building Grant Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA), in partnership with Food:Land:Opportunity (FLO) is excited to announce the awardees of the 2021 Capacity Building Grant. This is a continuation of the series of grant opportunities AUA launched since 2020 at the offset of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

August 16, 2021

URGENT ACTION NEEDED Protect Black Farmers and Indigenous Land in Pembroke Township  Oppose HB 3404 to Stop the Nicor Gas Pipeline! Pembroke farmers and residents need our collective support for their fight against legislation which seeks to bring costly and dangerous fossil fuel energy via a Nicor natural gas pipeline into Pembroke. The bill, HB […]

Grow with Us ft. Safia Rashid
April 15, 2021

Have you wondered what kind of harvesting tools you need? What’s the best time to harvest in the summer? Where you can store your extra tomatoes and what can you make with them? Join Chicago Urban Farmer Safia Rashid from Your Bountiful Harvest to learn more about harvesting, processing and storage for at home and […]

Simplified Access to Water for Chicago’s Urban Growers Announced
April 8, 2021

Urban farms and gardens provide tremendous value to our communities by increasing access to healthy food, creating jobs, supporting local economies, providing youth programming, cultivating biodiverse green space, mitigating the impacts of climate change, and fostering safer and more resilient communities. Chicago’s urban growers are instrumental to building a more equitable Chicago.  As a result […]

January 12, 2021

AUA GROWN IN CHICAGO COUNCIL – JOIN TODAY!  Are you an experienced grower interested in sharing information for the growing community about techniques and strategies to consider this Spring? Join the Grown in Chicago Council & help build the community of Chicago growers for $25/hour.  Applications for the Grown in Chicago Council are available now […]