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City Grange holiday pop-up blooms in Beverly just in time for holidays

City Grange holiday pop-up blooms in Beverly just in time for holidays

December 3, 2019

Inspired by the historic Grange movement of the 1800s, City Grange aims to empower individuals to take up urban gardening and contribute to the social and economic needs of the community it is a part of....

Ben Helphand, a featured panelist at This Land/That Land: Resistance in and Around Nature’s Metropolis, has helped create 111 gardens around the city.

City’s empty lots become flourishing gardens

February 6, 2017

Chicago’s many vacant lots, created by demolished buildings on abandoned property, blight the urban landscape, but thanks to community gardening initiatives, an increasing number are now offering residen...

UNO Charter Schools Network’s teachers and staff, who plan to strike on Oct. 19 in hopes for a new contract, rallied on Oct. 13 and held a press conference at 209 W. Jackson. 

Chicago Charter School Network first in U.S. to strike

October 17, 2016

Teachers and staff of the Chicago UNO Charter School Network will make history Oct. 19 as the first charter school known to go on strike if its management and district cannot reach an agreement, according ...

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