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Upcoming Events

After Hours Tour

Always wanted to tour The Plant, but never able to make it to our regular Saturday tour? Well, then this is your tour! Join Market Manager extraordinaire, Liz Lyon, on this learning journey through the circular economy every 1st and 3rd Thursday evening of the month.

Tour Guide Training

Become a Plant Chicago tour guide! We give tours of The Plant, as an example of the circular economy in action. The tours attract people from far and wide - from across the globe to our neighbors right here in Back of the Yards.

Farm Volunteer Training

Are you a Plant Chicago volunteer who has already attended a volunteer orientation? Are you interested in learning how to grow aquaponically? Join us!

Indoor Farmers Market

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

Advanced Aquaponics - Lighting

Learn how photosynthesis allows plants to turn light into tasty food. Explore what light is, how it’s important and the best ways to produce light for your plants.

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.

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.

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.