Awards + Recognition

Oak Park LogoThe Community Garden Root-Riot Madison was recognized with a Green Award by the Environment and Energy Commission of  The Village of Oak Park. The goal is simple: to “recognize specific deeds or actions that embody and advance work toward a sustainable future,” according to a news release.

Gardening Effort Takes Root Oak Park
Oak Park River Forest Patch,  by Deborah Kadin
Dec 21, 2010
Awards Reward Oak Park’s Green Efforts…
Oak Park River Forest Patch

Community Gardens Grow
Oak Park River Forest Patch, By Bob Rakow Jr. August 25, 2010

Root-Riot Harambee received Mayor Daley’s and the City of Chicago Green Works Award. This award is given in celebration of the visionary people, projects, and enterprises that are forging a more sustainable future.

Root-Riot celebrates all of the hard work, effort, and creativity, put in by the more than 120 family who participate in the success of the garden.

Community Leadership Award Winners


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