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Growing Power

Bio

Growing Power is a nationwide nonprofit organization and land trust that supports people from diverse backgrounds through the development of community food-growing systems. In addition to cultivating a variety of foods, the organization provides training and outreach programs in which participants learn sustainable practices to grow, process, market and distribute produce. At Green City Market, meet father-daughter farmers Will and Erika Allen, both of whom are rural and urban farmers. Will is executive director of Growing Power and Erika is its Chicago projects manager/development director. In 2008, Will was awarded a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” for his work on urban farming and sustainable food production.


Certifications

  • Certified Naturally Grown

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Growing Power

Contact

Will & Erika Allen
414 527-1547
5500 W. Silver Springs Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53218
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Fruits & vegetables

vegetables, herbs

Participation

  • All year (outdoor and indoor markets)
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays

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Download our 2013–2014 publication
Call our office at 773-880-1266 or contact us via e-mail with any questions.

Know your food, know your farmer
Location & hours

May through October
South End of Lincoln Park at the intersection of Clark and Lincoln.
Wednesdays and Saturdays
7am–1pm

November through April
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive
Scheduled Saturdays, 8am–1pm
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Business office:
2732 North Clark Street
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-1266

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