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Growing Home's Wood Street Urban Farm

Address

5814 S. Wood St.

Neighborhood

Englewood

Hours

Sat, Oct 13: 9am - 5pm

Sun, Oct 14: 9am - 5pm

Family Friendly Photography Permitted

Description

Growing Home provides training for people with barriers to employment at Chicago's first and only USDA-certified organic high-production urban farm. Wood Street Farm opened in 2006 and has expanded to 1.5 acres capable of producing more than 30,000 pounds of organic produce annually. Growing Home provides 25 hours per week of paid work experience, job-readiness training and career services to individuals who need a supportive environment to develop their professional strengths. This unique endeavor brings jobs, professional skills, career resources and fresh produce to Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.

Behind the Scenes

Learn about job training and organic food production at one of Chicago's premier urban farms. The farm stand will be selling organic produce both days from 11am until sold out.

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Part of the ComEd Sustainability Trail

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