Gardening and Community Resources

ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING

The University of Illinois Extension website has lots of information about best vegetable growing practices tailored specifically for Illinois. Below is a list of particularly helpful pages for Illinois gardeners.

The GardenWorks Project Early Vegetable Sowing Guide

Assembling your GardenWorks Raised Bed Garden

Vegetable Gardening Basics

Tips on Growing Specific Vegetables

Growing Cool Season Vegetables in the Fall

How to plan your organic garden

 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

The GardenWorks Project is just one of many area organizations involved in the fight to end hunger and/or support the sustainable food movement.

Information about Obtaining Seeds and Plants with SNAP

PDF copy of Leanne Brown's "Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day"


GardenWorks Food Pantry Partners
- Our network of over thirty food pantries and social services organizations that help us connect with families facing food insecurity.

Community Hunger Network - A network of emergency food providers working to provide quality food and nutrition to those in need. Includes a list of all food pantries in DuPage County.

DuPage County Community Gardens - A comprehensive list of community gardens in DuPage County.

DuPage County Social Services Directory

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