Join with NeighborSpace, the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Tourism Center for a FREE guided bus tour of Chicago’s community gardens. Visit 5-7 of Chicago’s hidden Edens while learning about the incredible past and future of urban gardening and agriculture in our City. Some of the sites might include visits to the Peterson Victory Garden, Bowmanville Gateway Garden, Ginkgo Organic Garden and Ruby Garden at Schreiber Park among other places.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday,August 28th.

The Bus Tour will begin and end at the Chicago Tourism Center, 72 East Randolph. Map It.
The duration of the tour is from 10 am to 1 pm. Taking public transportation is highly recommended.

Tours are FREE of charge but donations are accepted by the tour organizers. All donations collected will go to a different community garden so they can build raised beds, buy tools and continue to grow. RSVP on their website (see link below) is required to guarantee your seat on the bus.

Tours are in conjunction with the exhibit, “City Is A Community Garden,” which looks at urban gardens, vertical farming in the city, and urban chicken keepers through photographs, architectural drawings, and installations. You’re welcomed to view this indoor exhibit before or after the tour.

Registration is required at:

Space is limited so please register online ASAP. If you do not register, you will not be allowed to attend this event. Please courteous and responsible about your attendance. A confirmation and record of attendance will be taken.