Urban Agriculture Tour Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Visit our Windy City Harvest program sites at the PCC Austin Family Health Center and Legends South. Enjoy lunch catered by the Washburne Culinary Institute, and visit the Gotham Greens rooftop garden on the Method Products LEED Platinum-certified building.
Originally the head gardener’s cottage and part of the estate to the north, Thornewood has a long history of professional gardeners in residence, including the current owner. You will meander through a series of garden rooms, each with its own unique theme: a rain garden, a woodland garden, a vegetable garden, and two mini-bogs, to name a few. Wine and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Harvest Ball Saturday, September 19, 2015 The Guild of the Chicago Botanic Garden hosts a fun and elegant party on the early fall grounds of the Garden.