Chicago Botanic Garden and Lawndale Christian Health Center celebrate the opening of the Farm on Ogden, a 20,000-square-foot, multi-use facility, one of the first of its kind in the nation that will bring together job training and certificate programs in farming, food safety, cooking and nutrition, a 7,300-square-foot indoor greenhouse, year-round farm stand, 50,000-gallon aquaponics system, commercial and teaching kitchen for community nutrition education, aggregation space for urban farmers and will be headquarters for Veggie Rx, a program that offers free vegetables to qualified participants as one solution to diabetes, heart disease and obesity. The Farm on Ogden opens June 23.
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