Posts in category "Edible Garden"

101 Things to do with your Chicago Kid

  I am reposting this entry from March 1, 2010 because I came across it in my archives and it really is a pretty darn good list if I do say so myself. I’ve got to really focus if I want to get to all of these things before my kids head off to college.... Read more »

One Seed Chicago 2011: Who Will Get Your Vote?

If you haven’t participated in One Seed Chicago in the past, 2011 should be the year that you give it a try. This is a fun (and free!) way to include your kids in some simple, at-home gardening. And who knows, maybe they’ll even be willing to eat the veggies that they helped grow (fingers... Read more »

Growing Healthy Kids holds inaugural meeting

In response to growing health concerns about Chicago’s kids — including obesity, type 2 diabetes, and decreased physical activity — several local organizations and individuals within the Chicago food community have joined together to develop new ways of sourcing, providing and thinking about food. This newly formed group recently gathered at the Logan Square Kitchen... Read more »
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The Wee Weekender for October 2-4

Happy weekend Chicago! It’s been a long week for this busy and tired mama. Whew. I am looking forward to a lazy Saturday morning eating pancakes in our pj’s — followed by some time spent together outdoors. If you are looking to fill your weekend with fun family activities, I’ve got a few ideas for... Read more »

Five Reasons to Take Your Kids to the Green City Market

I love the Green City Market — and so do my kids. Taking young kids with you to a farmer’s market definitely makes for a more chaotic experience (my kids are known to do a lot of berry sampling from a variety of vendors). But it is worth it to bring your little shoppers along... Read more »