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Saturday, October 21 2017 | 11:30am to 12:30pm

Weekly Children’s Garden Activity – “Marigold Jewelry”
Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center
Northeast Side near Anthropologie
Skokie, IL 60077

Visit our garden educators at the organic garden growing right in your local shopping mall! Each week we engage children and families in a seasonal edible education activity. Free and open to the public. This week, string fresh marigolds together to wear as jewelry or to hang at home as decorations!


Saturday, October 21 2017 | 9:30am to 10:15am

Edible Gardens Workshop
The Edible Gardens in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo
1911 N Stockton Drive, Chicago IL 60614 

Come visit The Edible Gardens planted and maintained by Green City Market. Experience the urban agriculture movement growing right in the heart of Lincoln Park Zoo! Our team of expert garden educators will lead you on a walk-through tour of the organic garden and share their tips and how-to’s for eating nutritiously and growing your own food. You’ll also join us in seasonal hands-on gardening tasks from seeding and planting, to soil prep and composting, to harvesting and tasting. Free and open to the public.


Saturday, October 28 2017 | 11:30am to 12:30pm

Harvest Festival – “Herbal Sachets & Pinecone Feeders”
Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center
Northeast Side near Anthropologie
Skokie, IL 60077

Visit our garden educators at the organic garden growing right in your local shopping mall! Each week we engage children and families in a seasonal edible education activity. Free and open to the public. This week, make potpourri with dried herbs and flowers, and take home a hanging pinecone covered in seeds to feed birds in your yard this fall!


Gardens start closing down for the winter in November – 
Please continue to check in as events are continually added!

Our garden educators are looking forward to another great season in 2018. We will see you in the Spring!

Jeanne Nolan

Jeanne’s diverse experience as an organic farmer, environmental activist, and eco-entrepreneur allows her to speak to many different aspects of the growing good food movement.

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