Posts tagged "One Seed Chicago"

Gardening with Herbs in Chicago for the Year of the Herb

Gardening with Herbs in Chicago for the Year of the Herb
2012 is the Year of the Herb in Chicago. The candidates for this year’s One Seed Chicago election were all herbs. This year’s One Seed Chicago winner will be announced at the Green & Growing Fair at the Garfield Park Conservatory on April 28th. Several groups and community gardens will be growing and celebrating this... Read more »

One Seed Chicago Herb Debate This Sunday Morning

One Seed Chicago Herb Debate This Sunday Morning
    Tomorrow morning Mike Nowak will host the first One Seed Chicago debate. Cilantro, basil and chamomile will each have a representative on the radio show. Clinatro will be represented by Twitter’s @SnappyJDog, chamomile by garden girl, and basil by the Anthony Todd, the food and drink editor of Chicagoist. You can listen to... Read more »

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"

Vote for Chamomile in One Seed Chicago's "Year of the Herbs"
One Seed Chicago, the urban greening project by NeighborSpace, is back. This year’s candidates are basil, cilantro, and chamomile. ¬†How One Seed Chicago works: Every year One Seed Chicago puts up three seed for a vote and allows Chicagoans to vote for their favorite. The one with the most votes gets crowned the winner and... Read more »
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Green and Growing Urban Gardening Fair 2011

Green and Growing Urban Gardening Fair 2011
The 19th Annual Green & Growing Urban Gardening Fair is this Saturday, April 30th 2011 at the Garfield Park Conservatory from 10am-2pm. Throughout the conservatory there will be vendors, gardening demonstrations, workshops, plant vendors, food live music and gardening activities for kids and adults. Several community gardens and vendors sell items like pots, worms, trees,... Read more »

Chicago Gardening Events for April 2011

Showers aren’t the only thing the month of April brings around here. There’s two garden fairs and several events going on around Chicago that, you, as a gardener should attend. In particular I’d like to point you to the Green Metropolis Fair by Mindful Metropolis. I’ll be part of the urban gardening panel at this... Read more »

Community Gardens in Chicago Need Your Votes

Community Gardens in Chicago Need Your Votes
Have you wanted to help community gardens in Chicago, but know what you can do? Maybe you’d like to volunteer, but can’t find enough hours in your busy schedule. Well there’s good news, several community gardens in Chicago are currently involved in contests where your votes could help them win much needed money.  The ‘Chicago... Read more »
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Ride With Radish For One Seed Chicago 2011

Ride With Radish For One Seed Chicago 2011
Politics is a dirty sport, and politics don’t get dirtier than in Chicago. “Vote early and vote often” is a phrase you hear said a lot during an election cycle. Most of the time it is said tongue-in-cheek, but you know that deep down some people really mean it. As someone who works on NeighborSpace’s... Read more »

From Seed To Table With One Seed Chicago 2011

From Seed To Table With One Seed Chicago 2011
One Seed Chicago, the urban gardening project by NeighborSpace, is back for 2011 and is taking gardeners from seed to table. To facilitate the creation of urban gardens and backyard farms, One Seed Chicago is putting up three vegetables seeds for a vote and letting Chicagoans vote for their favorite. The three seed candidates this year... Read more »

Bee Balm Wins 2010 One Seed Chicago

Last weekend at the Green & Growing Fair Bee Balm was unveiled as the winner of 2010 One Seed Chicago. Chicagoans all across our City voted for their favorite and Bee Balm came out on top.  This year One Seed Chicago will distribute over a million seeds to the gardeners who voted and those who didn’t get... Read more »
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Lets "Grow Together" with One Seed Chicago

Get 2010 off to a great start by growing together with One Seed Chicago. One Seed Chicago is a project of NeighborSpace, Chicago’s land trust for community gardens. Every year One Seed Chicago puts three seeds up for a vote, Chicagoans vote for their favorite and the winning seed is sent to them for free... Read more »