Growing Home's 5th Annual Backyard Dinner

Join us for an outdoor evening of local food, drinks, and prizes on Sunday, Sept 17th!


2016 Annual Report

Learn about our achievements.


"This program helped me become a professional. I have a 401k. I have good benefits. I’m proud. My mom is proud."


Cultivating healthy people and communities through urban organic agriculture.


"I like to give people
perspective on change,
let them know that change
is possible."


“I always had the drive to better
myself, but Growing Home gave me
the tools and really brought it out of me.


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"I want my kids to see me out here working so they can be motivated to do the same thing."


Cultivating Connections:
Bobby, Demetrius, and Ricky

Hear the stories of three men who found friendship, support, and success
through Growing Home’s employment training program.


Wherever I go in the next five, ten, twenty years, it's always going to come back to this. To Growing Home.
Because there's something that you all saw in me, and your hearts went out to me. People don't have to do
something like that if they don't want to. They do it because they believe someone like me deserves a
second chance. Growing Home gave me a second chance.

Program Graduate

Growing Home’s
5th Annual Backyard Dinner

Sunday, Sept 17th, 6 to 9pm
Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
2051 N. California Ave.

Join Growing Home for our fifth annual Backyard Dinner at Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits in Logan Square for an outdoor evening of local food, drinks, and prizes!

We’ve teamed with Chicago’s best chefs, brewers, and distillers to bring you a selection of dishes and drinks from around the city. Swing between stations and enjoy your fare under the twinkling lights of Bang Bang’s picturesque outdoor patio, or take a chance on our raffle featuring dozens of prizes.

All event proceeds benefit our farm-based employment training program on Chicago’s South Side.

Early-bird tickets are $75 each before August 24th. General admission is $85 per ticket.

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2016 Annual Report

We are incredibly proud of our successes in 2016 and our growth over the past few years. Our accomplishments would not have been possible without the generosity of our donors and partners. Take a look at what we achieved together in our annual report.


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