Open House Chicago

Join us on October 14th & 15th for free tours of our Wood Street Urban Farm


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.


Donate today to share our impact and help us grow.


"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

Open House Chicago

Wood Street Urban Farm
October 14th and 15th
5814 S Wood St

Growing Home will welcome the public to our Wood Street Urban Farm for Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago! All weekend long we’ll be giving FREE farm tours from 9am to 4pm and selling fresh produce from our on-site farm stand. Visitors will get a behind-the-scenes look at our farm operations and learn more about our work connecting people to good jobs and good food in Englewood.

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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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