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University of Illinois Extension serving Cook County

Cook County
8751 S. Greenwood Avenue, Suites 112-122
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: 773-768-7779
FAX: 773-768-4818
Email: uie-cook@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm


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Suite 201
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 847-201-4176
FAX: 847-201-4175
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Cook County
1140 N. Lamon
Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60651
Phone: 773-287-8333
FAX: 773-287-8335
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Cook County
4747 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 601
Matteson, IL 60443
Phone: 708-679-6889
FAX: 708-679-6855
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Cook County
Enterprise Center
2205 Enterprise Drive, Suite 501
Westchester, IL 60154
Phone: 708-449-4320
FAX: 708-492-1805
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Cook County
8753 South Greenwood Avenue Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: 773-233-2900
FAX: 773-233-9183
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Cook County
9415 South Western Avenue, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-651-4011
FAX: 773-651-4047
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Upcoming Events

Chicago Master Gardener Meeting - Chicago Safe Soils Initiative

April 30, 2019 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Garfield Park Conservatory, Community Room
300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago , IL 60624 ( County)

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Andrew Margenot, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois will be presenting the Chicago Safe Soils Initiative. 

All are welcome to join the Chicago Master Gardeners for supper and this opportunity to learn about contamination in urban soils and have your soil screened on-site for heavy metals, using pXRF technology.

Please see https://web.extension.illinois.edu/cook/downloads/79166.pdf for instructions on how to take a soil sample.

Please RSVP if you will be joining us: https://doodle.com/poll/5v86yy69dyrqaxe7

Extension will provide the main dish, Attendees are invited to bring a side, beverage or dessert if you'd like.

This event is free and open to all chicagoland gardeners and/or farmers. 

If you have questions about this event, or need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact Sarah Batka at 708-679-6889 or sbatka@illinois.edu



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