Dedication Day July 10th

When: Saturday, July 10, 10:00am – 11:00am Where: Root-Riot: Madison – 838 W. Madison (near corner of Madison and Grove) On Saturday, July 10, David Pope, President, Village of Oak Park and the founders of Root-Riot Urban Garden Network, Seamus Ford and Amy Beltemacchi, will dedicate the first-ever community garden located in the Village –…

Root-Riot: Madison Street 6/17 update

Click 06/12/2010 Monthly Agenda (pdf) Great, great, meeting on Monday night! Thanks so much for your time, energy and effort. What a creative and diverse group of people.  Love it! Thanks to those who were “gently volunteered,” the folks who just jumped right in, as well as all of you who self organized into the…

RootRoot-Riot: Harambee 6/11 update

500 N. Waller: HARAMBEE Hi Everyone, We had a great meeting on Wedneday night, with about 25 people in attenance.  Lovely evening and great exchange of ideas.   This is a short update and a couple of reminders EDUCATION The second session in the Root-Riot Core Learning Series takes place this weekend.  On Saturday, June 12th…

Core Learning Session Sat & Sun Jun 12 & 13.

Hello Everyone, The second session in the Root-Riot Core Learning Series takes place this weekend.  On Saturday, June 12th at 2:30 PM at the Madison and Grove site or Sunday, June 13th at 2:30 PM at the Harambee site (Race and Waller).  Each day will have a different speaker but similar topics will be covered.…

What A Little Gem the cucumber Is!

  1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. 2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are…

Root Riot: Madison Update 6/6/10

Update 6.6.10 Well, well. If you saw the place a month ago, you would hardly recognize it now. How different it looks now. Love the way each of the beds are developing their own character and identity! With all the rain, the plants are thriving.  More and more folks are stopping by just to see…

RootRoot-Riot: Harambee 6/4 update

Update 6.4.10 I am sorry it has been a little while since my last update.   We are definitely up and running as a garden and there are many exciting things that are coming.Fantastic Amount of work last weekend. Great Thanks to Dean and Kristine Nickerson for organizing it and to everyone who came out on…