Chicago Youth Centers new garden space

Earlier this year, Chicago Youth Centersā€™s Bronzeville location Elliott Donelly Youth Center decided to create a large new garden space in their giant sand pit! Needless to say, I was absolutely thrilled with this idea. I designed a plan for the space during my Edible Landscaping and Container Design certification course with Windy City Harvest: … Continue reading Chicago Youth Centers new garden space

Harvest and garden snacksĀ 

We've had an awesome couple weeks in Gardening Club at Chicago Youth Centers, check it out!  Lemon cucumbers... such an interesting variety! Look like lemons, taste like cucumbers šŸ™‚  We found a giant!  Harvesting and prepping basil  We made bruschetta!  A rainbow harvest šŸŒˆ Corn is tassling!!  Lemon cucumber on the vine Spicing it up! … Continue reading Harvest and garden snacksĀ 

A sweet harvest

Excited to be working with Chicago Youth Centers and creating their edible garden together with the children!  Today we harvested peas and cucumbers... the kiddos loved them! Gotta get more pics of this garden site next time I'm there, it's flourishing!!