GLENCOE, Ill. (May 1, 2013) – The Chicago Botanic Garden is a natural place to celebrate food grown from the ground up. Spring through fall, visitors can see hundreds of the best edible plants to grow in the Chicago area in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden. The garden is dotted with helpful hand-lettered signs with interesting information and tips for growing food organically.
GLENCOE, Ill. (January 22, 2013)- Chefs from some of Chicagoland’s favorite restaurants will be sharing their culinary experience at the Chicago Botanic Garden this summer during the annual Garden Chef Series. Chefs will prepare a signature dish at a cooking demonstration in the Garden’s open-air amphitheater in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden each weekend from Saturday, May 25 through Sunday, October 6.
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Garden Hours – March
GLENCOE, Ill. (July 18, 2012) – The Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest urban agriculture program has partnered with Levy Restaurants and Midwest Foods to provide fresh produce and tilapia for the Levy Restaurant’s Stadium Club at U.S. Cellular Field.
GLENCOE, Ill. (May 7, 2012) – The Chicago Botanic Garden has done groundbreaking work as a result of a two-year grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant reaches both casual passersby and committed gardeners with ideas for how to integrate sustainable agriculture techniques into their own backyards.