Garden Locations


Root-Riot :: Harambee is open for the 2017 growing season.
(500 N. Waller. Chicago, IL)
Write seamus@root-riot.comLocated at the corner or Race and Waller in Chicago, this lot is ajoined by The Chicago Fire Department, St. Martins Episcopal Church, St. John Church and Fredrick Douglas Academy.This lot has been leased for 3 years. Details to follow.To learn more about renting a lot Root-Riot:Harambee …. more>…..
Root-Riot :: Madison is C L O S E D
We have moved off the Madison Street Lot. If you live in Oak Park and have sunny lot to donate to the community please contact
Root-Riot :: Kuumba Tre Ahm
2908 W. Warren Blvd . Chicago, IL
Located 4 blocks east of the Garfield Park Dome. Please send an email to kinkdink@comcast.netLearn more about being part of the Root-Riot Community… more>



Root-Riot :: Alex Anderson Memorial Garden @ Hephzibah Home
946 North Boulevard, Oak Park, IL 60301
Created Spring 2014..
A team from the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation’s Community Leadership Program enlisted the aid of Root-Riot (a local organization that creates opportunities for people to discover the joys of growing their own food), the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry and Dominican University to create a community garden at Hephzibah Home. At harvest time, the garden’s bounty will be shared with the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry to bring fresh, healthy produce to people in need. … more>
IMG_3348cropped Root-Riot :: Ella Flagg Young.Chicago Public School
1434 N Parkside Ave, Chicago, IL 60651

The Students at Ella Flagg Young in the Beyond the Bell Garden Team and Art Team are coming together with big plans for using a unused part of the school yard as a growing area as well as an Art Display area. … more>
244129_217844914906925_7858763_o Root-Riot :: Forest Park Montessori
Forest Park, ILForest Park Montessori Day School welcomed a new Root-Riot Garden this year. Designed so the little tykes could get as close to the plants as possible. The Garden Bed was built with the help of the Students at Douglass Academy in the Austin community, who also created Root- Riot Harambee. … more>
Root-Riot :: Oak Park + Forest Park Montessori Day School
A new Root-Riot Garden was installed at the Oak Park & Forest Park Montessori Day School on June 29th, 2013. This garden was installed with the partnership of the “seeds to Sprouts” program. For the complete story … more.
Root-Riot :: Kangaroo Korner Learning Center
900 Beloit Ave Forest Park , IL 60301
Created Spring 2013.
When it came to bringing nutrition awareness to children, women of the Oak Park and River Forest Community Foundation Leadership group weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. more…>
Root-Riot + Greenscene :: Winthrop Harmony Arts Garden
4919 N. Winthrop, Chicago IL
Created Spring 2013.
Green Scene’s mission is to link community members across generations and cultures by combining organic gardening lessons with multidisciplinary arts education. To do this Green Scene recruits youth and elders to grow urban gardens together and unearth their artistic impulses by experimenting in the gardens with storytelling, theater, music making, and dance.  more…>

Green Scene


One thought on “Garden Locations

  1. I would like to join Root-Riot by making my vacant property in the Garfield Park area (2500 sq. ft) available as a Root-Riot location (for youth) for the 2012 season;looking forward to hearing from you. Gina Jamison (“To Touch A Life”).

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