Local Chapters

Chicago, IL

This local chapter is located in Chicago, IL.
To contact/join this chapter, please see the contact info on the left.

Chapter Benefits & Projects: 
  • Mineral Depot
  • Grower Education
  • Networking with Allied Organizations
  • Consumer Education
  • Food Quality Research
Upcoming Events & Meetings: 

Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings will be held at the Chicago Center for Green Technology, 445 N Sacramento Blvd, Chicago, IL

Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 3:00 - 5:00pm
Topic: Composting Workshop with Lynn Bement
Be prepared to get your hands in the dirt! We will build a ‘hot’ compost pile or 2. We will also discuss making cold compost, and vermi-composting (composting with worms). Compost is a perfect addition to your vegetable garden, planting beds or even your lawn! RSVP at bfachicagochapter@gmail.com
Plans for Compost Bins

Saturday, July 15, 2018 at 10:30am
Topic: Foliar sprays, soil drenches, mulching + watering systems
Location: Monticello Community Garden, 2227 N Monticello Ave, Chicago, IL [ map ]

Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 10:30am
Topic: Cover crops, sharing perennials
Location: TBD

Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm
Topic: Soil testing, cover crops
Location: Bronzeville Urban Farm, 4154 S Calumet Ave, Chicago, IL [ map ]

Questions? Contact Lora Lode