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Growing Home Inc.

Bio

Growing Home, Inc. is a nonprofit, social enterprise that offers job training and employment opportunities to Chicagoans experiencing barriers to employment by teaching them urban organic farming, job readiness and life skills. Its farm sites on the South Side of Chicago and in rural LaSalle County grow a wide variety of vegetables, with a focus on year-round greens such as spinach and arugula, early-season heirloom tomatoes and unique crops like malabar spinach. During Growing Home’s annual job training programs, trainees learn job skills in customer service, landscaping, and culinary services through work on Growing Home farm sites and market stand.


Certifications

  • USDA Certified Organic

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Growing Home Inc.

Contact

Tim Murakami
773 549-1336
2732 N. Clark Street Suite 310
Chicago, IL  60605
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Fruits & vegetables

vegetables, fruits, herbs

Participation

  • All year (outdoor and indoor markets)
  • Saturdays

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Know your farmer.

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Call our office at 773-880-1266 or contact us via e-mail with any questions.

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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. Clark St.
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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