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Tour Humboldt Park Community Gardens

Posted by Ron Wolford -

Growing Pride, the Garden Club of Humboldt Park and HomeGrown Chicago Farmers Market are presenting a healthy self-guided tour of Humboldt Park community gardens this Saturday, August 12. Grab your best walking shoes and your bike and come on by!

Garden Walk Schedule

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Register and pick up a garden guide book at the beautiful boat house in Humboldt Park. The boat house is located at 1439 N. Sacramento Blvd.

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Gardens #2 through #5 (as listed in Guide) open for visitors in West Humboldt Park. NOTE: The Guided Bike Tour group leaves at 11:00 a.m.!

12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Gardens #6 through #11 (as listed in Guide) open for visitors in East Humboldt Park.

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Celebration at HomeGrown Market. Shop for food at the HomeGrown Market and join gardeners and tour participants for light refreshments and local entertainment. Prizes will be given to those who visit all the gardens. Have your guide book stamped at each garden and bring it with you to the market where prizes will be awarded!

For more information contact:

Julie Samuels

Community Outreach Coordinator

Openlands Project

25 E. Washington, Suite 1650

Chicago, IL 60602


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