The Glencoe Community Garden partners with the Glencoe Park District to provide FREE educational programs throughout the year.  Please check here for new events and updates.

 

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COMPOST UPDATE

Thanks to YOUR contribution to the
Garden's composting program, we are FULL!

Please bring your kitchen scraps to the Village drop-off

location on Temple Court in Glencoe. 
It's an easy drive by and dump!
Please DO NOT dump scraps or anything
on the Garden's planting beds!


AND KEEP COMPOSTING ALL YEAR LONG!
Drop off anytime: Coffee grounds, Egg shells, 
Veggie and fruit scraps (free of dressings and oils),
Tea bags & Plant clippings 
Please NO: Meat, Fish, Corn cobs/husks, Fruit pits,
Bread, Rice or Paper
on the south side of the Public Works Service Building 
on Temple Court in Glencoe
 

POSTPONED - SAY YES TO CANNING with Chef Mike Koerner

Tuesday, March 31; 7:00 - 8:30 pm Takiff Center

Chef Mike Koerner, owner of Chez Mikey, will share samples of his delicious and nutritious side dishes as he unveils valuable tips on how to can your summer harvests for your winter and spring dinners.  He also will provide a hands-on advice on canning that can easily be done at home.  Chef Mike will prepare several flavor-filled culinary delights to share.  

STARTING EARLY AT THE GARDEN

Sunday, March 29; 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Jump start the 2020 season planting early cool weather crops.  Whether you're wearing your parkas or rain gear, it's bound to be fun!  Obviously weather dependent, so please check GCG's Facebook page for up-to-date information.

facebook.com/glencoecommunitygarden

LAUNCHING SEASON 9 - SEED STARTING AT THE GREENHOUSE

Thursday, April 9 & Wednesday, April 15, 2:00-3:00 pm

Be on the ground floor of the GCG's bountiful harvests when you join us at the Glencoe Park District Greenhouse to start our seeds.  Learn how to plant all sorts of healthy organic veggies and herbs. No gardening experience needed.  Meet at the Glencoe Park District’s Greenhouse, 999 Green Bay Road.

GET DOWN AND DIRTY! COMMUNITY PLANTING DAYS

​Sundays, May 3 & May 24; 1:00-3:00 pm

It's time to dig in the dirt and plant the Garden's veggies, herbs and flowers for 2020.  Also play in the water and plant our hydroponics, too!  Volunteers farm 100% of the GCG so we need YOU!  Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled productive afternoon.  Plus, 100% of GCG's harvests are donated to charitable organizations.  No gardening experience needed, just dress for the weather.

 

SUMMER SIDE DISHES with Health Coach Evey Schweig

Thursday, June 25; 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Burgers and steaks may get top billing, but it's the summer side dishes that really make the summer meal shine.  Evey will discuss creative ways to make stunning summer side dishes using organic veggies and herbs that are delicious, nutritious, and sensational.  Yummy samples and recipes as well as health tips for everyone.

Please RSVP by June 23

to contact@glencoecommunitygarden.com

In case of inclement weather, event will be held at the Takiff Center.

SUMMER STORYTIME AT THE GARDEN With The Glencoe Public Library

Tuesday, August 4; 10:15 - 11:00 am

Tales around Town!  Stories, songs, games and more with the Glencoe Public Library followed by time to experience the wonders of the Garden.  All ages welcome with a parent or caregiver.  In the event of rain, Storytime will be held at the Library.

PARK-N-PLAY FAMILY FUN HOUR With The Glencoe Park District

Friday, August 21; 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a fun-filled hour in the Garden with crafts, scavenger hunts and games.

All ages are welcome with a caregiver.

COME FARM WITH US!

Volunteer Summer Harvest and Compost Times

starting June - October 2020:

Tuesday 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Thursday 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Saturday 10:00AM-12:00PM

Drop-ins welcome!  No expericence necessary!

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