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Growers are Encouraged to Join the Urban Growers Network

05/30/2024 @ 3:55 pm

The Urban Growers Network is open to all urban growers, community gardeners, and urban agriculture partners in Illinois and Cook County. The purpose of this group is to offer networking, education, and resources related to growing an urban agriculture system in Illinois.


In addition to monthly meetings designed to provide resources and share timely information about upcoming programs and funding opportunities, the network shares information regarding connected programs such as agritourism, the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement, produce safety, farmers markets, capacity building, and farm to food bank.


The Illinois Urban Growers Network meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. and is open to producers of all sizes. Receive meeting information visit here.

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