Growing Power

Charity & Grassroots
3333 S IRON ST, CHICAGO, IL 60608 3333 S IRON ST, CHICAGO Directions
+17733768882
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NICE TO KNOW PLACES LIKE THIS EXIST IN THE CITY. KUDDOS TO GROWING POWER CHICAGO!
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An interesting tour, only takes about an hour.
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Very good informative tour.
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The tour guide was very knowledgeable and pleasant and genuinely excited to be involved with Growing Power and the Iron Street Farm
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Wonderful experience and very informative. I will be going back to purchase sustainable food and products from Growing Power.
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Very informative; the Chicago School for Agricultural Sciences would be an intelligent partner for this organization's work; great for kids.
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It was great! Thank you! Hope the petting zoo is up and ready next time!
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So impressed with their program.
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Loved that we got to plant our own lettuce and tomatoes! They are doing great!
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Growing Power provides the means for communities to grow and distribute healthy food among their own residents through three important functions: growing demonstrations, education, and food production. Demonstrations come in the form of workshops designed to teach locals of the Midwest, the South, and New England how to grow fresh produce. On the education side, outreach programs for farmers, youth, and entire communities help spread awareness about the importance of community agriculture. Finally, the organization produces food in demonstration greenhouses and rural and urban farms in the Midwest. It distributes the produce and grass-fed meat it produces through 300 family farms as part of the Rainbow Farmers Cooperative, and to local families through the Farm-to-City Market Basket Program. This way, the people the organization benefits can have access to nutritious food regardless of location, income, or scarecrow phobias.

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