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Growing Home Inc.


Stephanie Douglass
773 549-1336
5814 South Wood St.
Chicago, IL  60605
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vegetables, fruits, herbs


  • Indoor and outdoor markets
  • Saturdays


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 grow a wide variety of vegetables, with a focus on year-round greens such as spinach and arugula, early-season heirloom tomatoes, and sweet, colorful root crops. During Growing Home’s annual job training program, trainees learn important skills in customer service, landscaping, and culinary services through work on Growing Home farm sites and market stand.


  • USDA Certified Organic

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May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
N. Clark St & N. Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop, Mary Bartelme Park
115 S. Sangamon St
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

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