Urban Livestock Expo | Advocates for Urban Agriculture & South Side Occupational Academy
Feb
3
11:00 AM11:00

Urban Livestock Expo | Advocates for Urban Agriculture & South Side Occupational Academy

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Save the Date for the 6th annual Urban Livestock Expo! On February 3rd, 2018, 11am-2pm, Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) and Southside Occupational Academy warmly invite you to FREE, fun, family-friendly workshops on raising bees, goats, chickens, ducks and more in your yard!

All levels of expertise and interest welcome, from the experienced to the curious! Workshops will cover daily care, ideal breeds, how to troubleshoot common problems, and professionals’ tips for being a good neighbor with animals in the city. Also get a chance to explore the amazing urban agriculture program at our host site, Southside Occupational Academy!

Additionally, area urban livestock groups and businesses will staff resource tables with information on further learning opportunities, support networks, sources of supplies, equipment, and more.

Don’t miss this fun opportunity to expand your knowledge, connect with other practitioners, and bond with a goat! Further details here: bit.ly/UrbanLivestockExpo2018, and detailed workshop topics to follow. Reach out to AUA with questions at info@auachicago.org or 773-850-0428. We hope you’ll join us!

6th Annual Urban Livestock Expo
Organized by Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) and Southside Occupational Academy
Saturday, February 3rd, 11am-2pm
Southside Occupational Academy
7432 S. Hoyne Ave

Free parking and public transit accessible!
 

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9th Annual KAMII Food Justice & Sustainability Weekend
Jan
13
to Jan 14

9th Annual KAMII Food Justice & Sustainability Weekend

Climate Change and City Parks

KAM Isaiah Israel’s Food Justice and Sustainability Committee presents the 9th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Food Justice and Sustainability Weekend. The focus is on Climate Change and City Parks. The weekend program includes over 16 workshops by leading growers, environmentalists and social justice activists and a community design workshop where a Chicago park will be reimagined. The weekend aims to provide participants with powerful tools for change and a heightened motivation to work toward a greener, more equitable and sustainable world.

Where
KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 East Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago

Saturday, January 13, 4:00 PM
Community Design Workshop: Reimagining a Chicago Park, An Urban Food Forest Case Study. A reception will follow at 6:30 PM.

Sunday, January 14, 10:00 AM - 2:45 PM
Multiple workshops each hour at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM.
A complimentary lunch is served at noon.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For a complete list of workshops and to register:
www.kamii.org/MLK or call 773.924.1234

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Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley
Dec
17
12:00 PM12:00

Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern!

Cost
$45 for ages 18 and up, includes a 24” wreath
$25 for children 17 and younger, includes a 16” wreath

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern! Spend the afternoon creating a custom wreath with Christy Webber Farm and Garden on how to make a long lasting wreath with the season's best foliage and blooms. You'll be provided with all of the tools to create your own decorative piece for your home or a holiday gift for someone you love.

http://www.christkindlmarket.com/events/wreath-making-at-the-park1/

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Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley
Dec
10
12:00 PM12:00

Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern!

Cost
$45 for ages 18 and up, includes a 24” wreath
$25 for children 17 and younger, includes a 16” wreath

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern! Spend the afternoon creating a custom wreath with Christy Webber Farm and Garden on how to make a long lasting wreath with the season's best foliage and blooms. You'll be provided with all of the tools to create your own decorative piece for your home or a holiday gift for someone you love.

http://www.christkindlmarket.com/events/wreath-making-at-the-park1/

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Christy Webber Farm & Garden Winter Fest
Dec
9
to Dec 10

Christy Webber Farm & Garden Winter Fest

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Celebrate the Season at Winter Fest!

Join us on Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th from 12:00-4:00PM for the Annual Winter Fest Celebration. 

We'll be celebrating the season with winter activities for the kids, wine from Red & White Wine Bar, treats from The Bungalow Chef, artisan goods from Tralla Creative + Mojo Owl, live music, holiday decor and - Santa!

Join us for this FREE family-friendly event!

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Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley
Dec
3
12:00 PM12:00

Wreath-Making at Christkindlmarket Park at Wrigley

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern!

Cost
$45 for ages 18 and up, includes a 24” wreath
$25 for children 17 and younger, includes a 16” wreath

Warm up this winter with a wreath-making class at the Park inside the Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern! Spend the afternoon creating a custom wreath with Christy Webber Farm and Garden on how to make a long lasting wreath with the season's best foliage and blooms. You'll be provided with all of the tools to create your own decorative piece for your home or a holiday gift for someone you love.

http://www.christkindlmarket.com/events/wreath-making-at-the-park/

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Winter Show
Nov
18
1:00 PM13:00

Winter Show

Join us for our 1st annual Winter Show on Saturday, November 18th from 1-5pm. Let us dazzle you with gorgeous holiday décor including fresh trees from Michigan, garland, wreaths, winter containers and more. Schedule your winter décor services with us while sipping wine and listening to live music. Or let us design your wreaths and containers while you wait!

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FREE Permaculture Lecture
Nov
3
5:30 PM17:30

FREE Permaculture Lecture

Free Permaculture Lecture with Dan Halsey

Join us in the Farm & Garden classroom for an evening of education and networking. This is a free lecture, and participants are encouraged to bring an item to share at the potluck.

5:30-6:30p: Potluck
7-9p: Lecture and Q&A
 

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Harvest Festival
Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Harvest Festival

Celebrate Fall!

Join us for the Farm & Garden Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 16th - a free, family-friendly event at 2834 W. Grand Avenue.

We'll have a little something for everyone: farmers market, live music, petting zoo, face painting, workshops and more. We'll also be hosting a bee keeping class, led by expert The Hive: Chicago's Beekeeping Supply Store.

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Bee Keeping Class with The Hive Chicago
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Bee Keeping Class with The Hive Chicago

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Intro to Beekeeping

Have you ever been curious about beekeeping? Come try out our primer course on beekeeping in the city! Using our 50 years' beekeeping experience, we will explain the ins and outs of how to get started in beekeeping including startup costs, needed equipment, basic managerial responsibilities of maintaining a hive, and more!

Call (312) 829-8200 to call and reserve your spot!

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Fall Container Design Workshop
Sep
14
6:30 PM18:30

Fall Container Design Workshop

Flowers + Wine - what else do you need?

Join us for an evening class with Renee Young and Effie Appel. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of container design while sipping wine with your fellow flower enthusiasts.  $10/participant plus the cost of materials.

Call the store to reserve your spot today (312) 829-8200 

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Terrarium Workshop
Sep
2
12:00 PM12:00

Terrarium Workshop

Build your very own tiny green world to take home. $10 per participant, plus the cost of materials. Wine and snacks will be provided to keep us feeling nourished and creative! 

Please call the store to sign up in advance - (312) 829-8200. The class is limited to 12 people.

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