Opportunity Details

Environment and Beautification
Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult):12+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Earth Day Special: Garfield Park Neighborhood Market

Join Chicago Cares in celebrating Earth Day! Put your green thumb to good use as you work with other volunteers at this community-focused neighborhood garden and greenhouse. Your participation will help support the garden’s efforts, including providing fresh produce to area senior citizens and shelters.
  • Maintain garden beds, water plants, mulch, and perform other tasks with local gardeners.

  • Easy El access: Green Line

Partner: Fulton Street Garden spans two city lots, promotes growing of fruits and vegetables in Chicago, provides a location for community groups to conduct job development and training, and assists other gardens by making greenhouse space and other resources available. Fulton Flower and Vegetable Garden has been a Chicago Cares partner since 2011 for this project.
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