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2023 Community Garden Grant Recipient Gardens

09/07/2023 @ 1:30 pm




C/M Team volunteer, Rick Johnson and his spouse, Cathy, for touring and presenting signage to garden grant recipient’s Dunning Community Garden in Chicago and Tri-Village Garden Club in Bartlett.


Grant recipient, Lemont Township Community Garden is a small gem of a garden that packs a huge punch, donating all produce to the local food pantry.     Garden coordinator and volunteers (left) Christine, Pat and Jane do a terrific job maintaining the garden.


Pyeisha Allen has created a wonderful opportunity for the youth of Evergreen Park to learn about agriculture, growing food and caring for the garden at grant recipient Youth Community Garden of Evergreen Park.



U of I Extension Educator, Nancy Kreith watering after assisting with the creation of the pollinator garden habitat at grant recipient, Barn Pollinator Garden at Sexton Park.



Garden Coordinator, Mary kay Nielson along with U of I Extension South Suburban Master Gardeners created a beautiful and necessary garden, educating all whom visits.



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