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

Plant Chicago Seed Sale

Order & pick-up open-pollinated, non-GMO seeds for your 2020 fall garden, or stock up for next summer!

Saturday Farmers Market - HALLOWEEN EDITION!

Join us for our weekly farmers market at the historic Davis Square Park on 45th and Marshfield! This week only: wear your costume (and your mask, of course) for a chance to win some money to spend at the market.

Pumpkin Smash!!!

This Halloween, don’t trash your pumpkins, smash them with Plant Chicago and University of Illinois Extension.

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