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Urban Farming Chicago

New Urban Ag Network Will Transform Vacant Lots Into Farmland

Posted 03.17.2013 | Chicago

Under a recently-announced new agriculture plan, vacant lots on Chicago's South Side could be transformed into thriving — and profitable — urban f...

Englewood Could Become Nation's Largest Urban Farming District

Posted 11.25.2012 | Chicago

Plans for an ambitious urban farming project have started on Chicago's South Side, where organizers hope the efforts can produce jobs, healthier food ...

Chicago's Amazing Vertical Farm Explained

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

In April, the Associated Press reported on The Plant, an urban "aquaponics" farm in Chicago that's situated in an old meat-packing warehouse in the mi...

Farming In 'The Jungle': Old Chicago Meat Plant Revamped

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — They call this place the Back of the Yards, a neighborhood in the middle of the city once filled with acres and acres of stockyards. ...

Farming Chicago

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

was just past 9 am and the sun was already beating down on the dozen or so teens assembled in a small corner of Chicago's Grant Park. Wisely, Jessica...