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Growing Home Inc.

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Stephanie Douglass
773 549-1336
5814 South Wood St.
Chicago, IL  60605
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Specialties

vegetables, fruits, herbs

Participation

  • All year (outdoor and indoor markets)
  • Saturdays

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 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.


Certifications

  • USDA Certified Organic

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Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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Business office
2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

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