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Farm on Ogden Featured in Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Botanic Garden, and its Windy City Harvest urban agriculture program, has partnered with the Lawndale Christian Health Center to open a new 20,000 square foot center called the Farm on Ogden, a multiuse facility that supports and sustains a healthy urban community by bring food, health and jobs together in one location. 

The Farm on Ogden will open on June 22, 2018.

"Thin Farming"

The Windy City Harvest farm at McCormick Place was profiled in this article in Urban Farm Magazine. Learn about what they are harvesting in this second year of production on the roof of the convention facility.

As White House Focuses Nation’s Attention on Astronomy, STEM Funders Network Announces Goal for 100 City and Regional STEM Networks

(October 19, 2015 – Washington, DC) Building on more than a decade of research into successful STEM collaborations, the STEM Funders Network and 350 committed local funders and organizations are announcing a five-year effort to create 100 tight-knit local STEM networks—STEM ecosystems—that bring together broad-scale, cross-sector collaborations to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people, especially girls and underserved populations.