Tag: Chicago Honey Co-op

Help a Bee Farm Move

Help a Bee Farm Move
  It’s almost moving season in Chicago and along with many residents (and transplants) the bees at the Chicago Honey Co-op will have to find a new home. Unlike your friends though, the bees at the Chicago Honey Co-op will not be asking you to give up your weekend to help them move in exchange... Read more »

Chicago TomatoFest Potluck Supper This Saturday

The annual Chicago TomatoFest Potluck Supper is Saturday. For information on buying tickets to this heirloom festival in Chicago visit the Slow Food Chicago website.

Chicago Backyard Beekeeping Class April 23rd

Chicago Backyard Beekeeping Class April 23rd
On Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 the Washington Park Conservancy is hosting a beekeeping class for beginners in Chicago from 10am-Noon at the Washington Park Field House. Learn about backyard beekeeping from Michael Thompson from the Chicago Honey Co-op. This is a great opportunity to learn about beekeeping in Chicago from someone who has over 35 years of... Read more »
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MLK Food Justice Weekend

MLK Food Justice Weekend
Local Solutions to Food Justice in Chicago is the Theme of MLK Jr. Weekend Activities KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation will honor the life and work of Martin Luther King with a weekend long education and advocacy program focused on food justice and sustainability January 14th-16th, 2011. The KAMII Social Justice Committee presents a weekend of... Read more »

Chicago Beekeeping Class January 2011

Chicago Beekeeping Class January 2011
The Chicago Honey Co-op is conducting beekeeping class this January at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum dining room. If you’re interested in urban beekeeping in Chicago this is the class you want to take. The class runs from 10am-3pm. For more information visit.

Christmas Gifts for Current and Former Chicago Gardeners

Christmas Gifts for Current and Former Chicago Gardeners
Co-op Hot Sauce With Christmas around the corner you’ll soon be scrambling to find the perfect gift for the gardener on your list. This holiday season consider giving a gift that not only your gardening friend or family member will enjoy, but one that will make a difference in the lives of your fellow Chicagoans... Read more »
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Pilsen Paseo de Jardines, Chicago TomatoFest

Want to be part of garden history in Chicago? Several organizations in Pilsen are hosting the 1st Annual Neighborhood Garden Tour. On September 18th, 2010 from 11am-4pm. Over 20 gardens are participating, gardens include; community gardens, edible rooftop gardens, butterfly gardens, backyard gardens, porch gardens and community gardens. There will be educational presentation and demonstrations along... Read more »

Sustainable Mother's Day gifts for Chicago Gardeners

With Mother’s Day just around the corner you may be in search of a perfect local, socially conscious or sustainable gift for the Chicago gardening mom in your life. Here are my recommendations for three such gifts.  The Chicago Honey Co-op is Chicago’s urban bee farm that provides jobs and job training in urban agriculture to the under-employed... Read more »

Urban Beekeeping Class this January

The Chicago Honey Co-op will be holding their winter urban beekeeping class this January 23, 2010 at the Jane Adams Hull House Museum. The Jane Adams Hull-House Museum is located at 800 South Halsted Street. Steps from the Blue/Pink line stop and the Halsted bus. Beekeeping enthusiasts will learn the basics of beekeeping including; package... Read more »
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