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|Root Riot is committed to bringing people together to learn about sustainable practices including resilient techniques for successfully growing vegetables.Check back here for the anticipated classes, short lectures, and other learning activities and other events. Instructor handouts and resources are also included below usually a few days after the class. You may also look at the Gardening Resources page for additional information and links. May of the books are locally available at the
Upcoming Learning Session
Field Trip: Saturday, July 31 (updated July 28th)
Things have settled into the garden. Don’t you wonder what other gardens are doing? Find a friend or two, and take one of the outlined tours and see what else is going on in and around the Chicago Land Gardens. Two bus tours are now available Read more here…
We need a head count for these tours! Please respond to the evite if you plan on attending! Thanks. Read more here…
Brought to you by the Root Riot Learning Series (posted July 25th)
Past Learning Sessions:
|Core Learning Sessions:
Root Riot is proud to present our learning series
|Learning Session Resources:
notes, articles, things the speakers spoke of…
|May: New Gardeners: Course Geared towards getting people familiar with basic Gardening Concepts Such as,
||May:New Gardeners Learning Session Resources|
|June: Maintaining your bed and plants:When:
Root-Riot Madison: Saturday June 12th at 2:30 PM
Root-Riot Harambee: Sunday, June 13th at 2:30 PM
|June: Maintaining your bed and plants Learning Session|
|July: Root Riot: Chickens! Fowl? Food? Thursday, July 22, 7:00PM
Local expert Jen Murtoff spoke on raising chickens in an urban environment. The presentations will be about 1/2 hour with a question & answer period to follow. See will bring a couple of her chickens for people to see (and maybe touch). Possible opportunity to then see a chicken coop in the area just a few block away.
Oak Park Garden Resolution: Monday, July 19, 7:30PM?
The Oak Park Board of Trustees is passing the Community Garden Resolution. Everyone is encouraged to attend to show their support. Resolutions are the first order of business so you won’t be there very long.
Not-For-Profit (NFP) Committee: Saturday July 24 at 1 p.m.
Not-For-Profit (NFP) Committee: The Not-For-Profit (NFP) Committee met on Saturday, July 21st. We are making progress on forming the bi-laws. Thank to Cheryl, K.C. Peter, and Mrs Jones for making the time to participate. (posted July 25th)
Going through this process will help Root Riot define what kind of organization it wants to be and how it wants to be run. Everyone’s input will allow everyone to feel part of the process so please join us for a meeting to discuss the bylaws. Another meeting will be set-up for Mid-August
|July Chickens Fowl? Food?