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Upcoming Events

Thursday Evening Tour

Always wanted to come on a tour of The Plant but never able to make it on Saturdays? Join us for a Thursday evening tour!

Outdoor Market Opening Day

Help us celebrate the beginning of our 2017 outdoor market season with 20 local vendors and an art reuse workshop, cooking demo, and more.

Mosaic Reuse Workshop with Mosaico Arte

Join us for an afternoon of crafting and create your own 5"x7" mosaic using aluminum cans. Mosaic expert Norma Rio-Sierra will guide you through the process.

Harvest and Post-Harvest Handling | Métodos de cosecha y manejo de producto

In this session, participants will learn to determine when to harvest different crops and how to harvest different greens, herbs, and vegetables. Durante esta sesión, participantes aprenderán como determinar el tiempo adecuado para cosechar diferentes cultivos y como cosechar apropiadamente diferentes verduras, hierbas, y vegetales.

Natural Indigo Dye Workshop

Interested in the fascinating history of Indigo? Have a desire for an immersive experience with this enchanting color? Join Yumuko Workshop at Plant Chicago for a Natural Indigo Dye Workshop!

Native Edible Plant Foraging | Busqueda de plantas nativas y comestibles

This session is for individuals interested in learning about wild edible plants, native to Chicago’s south side areas. Participants will have the opportunity to forage for their own plants, learn how to harvest them, and what their applications are. Esta sesión es para individuales interesados en aprender sobre plantas silvestres nativas a la parte sur de la ciudad de Chicago.

Summer Volunteer Orientation

Join Plant Chicago for our summer orientation to become a volunteer! We offer various volunteer opportunities Saturdays from 10 am - 5 pm.