Veggie Bingo, Wednesday evenings until September 9th you can play bingo to benefit Chicago's community gardens at the Hideout located at 1354 W. Wabansia from 6-8 PM. Prizes include jars of locally produced honey, bottles of hot sauce and the grand prize of a box of locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Cards are $1.00 a piece, or six for $5.00 and can be purchased from the bartender. All proceeds benefit NeighborSpace, Chicago's nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving community gardens in Chicago.
During the dedication ceremony of the organic rooftop farm at Uncommon Ground on Devon one of the rooftop farm interns asked about the possibility of residents buying empty parcels for urban agriculture and community gardens.
Mayor Daley's response:
Video by My Skinny Garden.