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Spring Volunteer Orientation - SOLD OUT

We offer various volunteer opportunities Saturdays from 10 am - 4 pm. This spring, we'll be building compost, tending to the chickens, shaping our outdoor hugel garden, cleaning and maintaining our aquaponic system, and continuing our indoor farmers market season.

Indoor Farmers Market

Join Plant Chicago and all your favorite vendors for our indoor farmers market.

Advanced Aquaponics - Biology + Chemistry

Continuing with the basics learned in Intro to Aquaponics, this advanced class delves deeper into the biological and chemical processes involved in creating a healthy aquaponic system.

Trash Magnets and Other Ways to Make Friends

Struggling for reuse-gift ideas for all those pesky spring birthdays? Join Plant Chicago Education Manager Kassie Hinrichsen, for this once in a lifetime crafting opportunity! Learn how to make exciting crafts from reused and found materials!

Introduction to Aquaponics

Come learn the basics of aquaponic farming with Plant Chicago’s Technology Coordinator, Eric Weber. This 2 hour lecture-style workshop will cover how aquaponics works, its benefits, types of growing systems and tips on how to build your own system.