Root Riot Meeting – March 18th 10am-12 noon

Hello Everyone, Even though today’s temperatures are in the 20’s, spring will actually be here very soon. Some people have already been out to Harambee and planted radishes and spinich. (Nothing quite gets you in the mood to garden like root vegtables 😉 We have some very exciting opportunites this season. The Austin Library is…

Coming to Oak Park on Saturday April 12th

Hello All,  Hopefully Spring is coming !!  We are hoping to come up to the Buzz Café on Sat. April 12th   from  12:00 -3:00.  We are bringing up Beef, Pork, Lamb and Eggs.   Sorry about  the chicken, we only have some Bone-In Breasts and Boneless Skinless Breasts available.    The new chicken will be ready for…

The Goat Gaurdian Guild – Sunday April 29th

   The following invitation comes from Root-Riot friend and partner Carolyn Ioder.   For the last several years she has been building a herd of milking goats that divide their time between Harambee and Garfield Park.  She is inviting people to partipate in the Goat Gaurdian Guild and learn the skill joys of raising milking goats. …

Harambee 2013- The year of the fence.

Hi Everyone, While the National Weather Service doesn’t seem to know it, we are now officially in Spring. Gardening season is just around the corner and I want to share some news with you. I spoke with Dave Doig earlier this month and he is confident that the garden space will be available for at…

Your are invited: WBEZ: “Eating with Understanding and Gratitude: Rethinking our Relationship to Food”

“Eating with Understanding and Gratitude: Rethinking our Relationship to Food” Poet and essayist Wendell Berry strongly believes “small-scale farming is essential to healthy local economies, and that strong local economies are essential to the survival of the species and the well-being of the planet.” So what can we as city people do to address the…