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West Humboldt Park »

An instructor from Tula Yoga will lead Sunday's class at Metropolitan Farms.

Avondale »

Interns in the Ruckus Entrepreneurs program grow the herbs used in their body care products.

Back of the Yards »

The Pie Patch Farm, which broke ground last year, has started to yield its first full harvest.

Back of the Yards »

Jana Kinsman of Bike A Bee makes house calls, teaches beekeeping classes and sells honey.

West Humboldt Park »

The new Metropolitan Farms aquaponics greenhouse offers whole tilapia for $4 a pound.

Irving Park »

Schurz is the first CPS school certified to harvest lab-grown food and serve it in the cafeteria.

Pullman »

The rooftop greenhouse in Pullman is one of 10 recipients of the Martha Stewart American Made Award.

Back of the Yards »

Other additions to the sustainable food center include an indie coffee roaster and a mushroom farm.

Logan Square »

City Farm will collect your home compost at the market for a weekly fee.

Wrigleyville »

Restaurateurs said the lure of vegetables growing on their patios is too great for some passersby.

West Town »

The founders of The Roof Crop will install and farm the rooftops of other buildings.  

Irving Park »

Urban agriculture experts from Chicago and Havana come together Saturday at Kilbourn Park.

Lincoln Square »

Founder Melissa Flynn plans to develop an after-school program focused on the farm-to-table movement.

Bridgeport »

The 7-acre urban farm is the Chicago headquarters for the Growing Power organization.

Kenwood »

The synagogue hopes to strengthen its social justice mission under Rabbi Frederick Reeves.