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Garden Clean Up Volunteers

Clean up crew

everyone deserves fresh produce

volunteer as Clean up crew

  • October 29, 2022 at 12:00pm – November 01, 2022
  • Western Chicagoland, Various
  • Amanda Bryant

Do you love to be outdoors? Do you enjoy harvesting produce? Be a part of the GardenWorks clean up crew this fall to help prepare our gardens for winter! There is a lot of work to be done! Support the local food system, help reduce food waste, and improve the sustainability of our region through local stewardship of our land and resources.


  • Turn down home and community garden spaces to prepare soil and land for overwintering;
  • Harvest produce (usually over 100 pounds of material) with a team of volunteers;
  • Deliver harvested produce to local emergency food assistance agencies within western Chicagoland.

Skills Desired:

  • Must like to get hands dirty;
  • Must have knowledge in food growing and harvesting;
  • Passion and commitment towards a more sustainable solution for our local food economy.


  • Approximately 1 hour per event;
  • Must have access to transportation.

Will you help?