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Chicago Master Gardener

A blog for Chicago Master Gardeners providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources.

2008 GreenNet Green and Growing Fair

Posted by Ron Wolford -

What: 2008 GreenNet Green and Growing Fair When: April 26, 2008 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: Garfield Park Conservatory – 300 North Central Park Cost: FREE Admission – Open t...

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Help Judge Student Hort Projects at Ag School

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Master Gardeners, The Ag. School could use your help. They are in need of judges for the FFA Section Fair. You would be judging student horticulture projects/specimens. When: Saturday, April 12 Where: Ag. School - 3857 W. 111th Street Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon Needed: 8 to 10 people if possible The judges will be orientated from 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m....

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Kate Needs Help With Youth Programs

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Kate Weinans, Youth Program Organizer needs some assistance with the following programs: Wednesday, April 16th–9 a.m.-2 p.m. One Master Composter or Gardener to assist an already recruited MC (Ella Russell) Dunne Elementary-...

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Common Threads Job Openings

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Hello Friends, We are growing here at Common Threads . As of this coming fall, we will have 17 different cooking classes going on in one week! Crazy exciting! Consequently, we have two openings here at Common Threads. Last summer, I emailed you two job d...

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Volunteer at Green and Growing Fair

Posted by Ron Wolford -

We need volunteers to help with set-up, break down, seed planting demos, silent auction and garden book sale, greeting and information tables, and much more... Volunteer shifts for the Green and Growing Fair are: Set up: 6:30 a.m -9:30 a.m. Break down: 2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. First Shift: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Second Shift 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. If y...

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