What We Believe

Waste is an opportunity.

The best natural resource is the one that has already been extracted. Our work begins where others’ consumption ends, where energy would be otherwise lost to landfills or abandoned.

Innovation is imperative.

We can and will cultivate healthier, more sustainable cities by continuously and creatively disrupting old processes.

Together, people are strong.

Lasting, collaborative partnerships are key to creating environments where individuals, organizations and communities flourish.

Results demand action.

Action is the most effective stimulus for progress. We promote a hands-on approach to research, development and education.

Knowledge is power.

Access to information is essential for driving change. At Plant Chicago, we are committed to open-source distribution of knowledge.

Upcoming Events

Advanced Aquaponics: Build Class

Prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry, Lighting, and Plumbing and System Design. Build an aquaponic system with Plant Chicago staff!

First Indoor Farmers Market

Join all of your favorite Plant Chicago Farmers Market vendors for the launch of our 2016/17 indoor market season! Featuring tours of The Plant and a cooking demonstration.

Tour Guide Training

Interested in giving tours of The Plant? Come to this training to learn how!

Volunteer Orientation

Interested in volunteering? Attend our volunteer orientation!

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