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

Introduction to Growing Microgreens [SOLD OUT]

Ever thought about raising your own quick-growing, nutritious, and flavor-packed produce? Microgreens fit the bill, and can be grown in a small indoor space year-round!

Last Indoor Farmers Market!

Join Plant Chicago for our last indoor market of the 2016-17 season! Tours of The Plant and a market cooking demo will be offered.

Seeding Methods | Métodos de sembrar

Combining discussion and hands-on work, this session is perfect for beginning gardeners/farmers interested in learning different methods and equipment for seeding. Esta sesión es perfecta para individuales empezando en la jardinería y cultivación de comida, interesadxs en aprender diferentes métodos y herramientas para sembrar.

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