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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CANCELLED - 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.

UNLEASH THE PROTEIN POWER OF VEGGIES!!  with Health Coach Evey Schweig

Tuesday, September 8; 6-7:30 pm ZOOM SESSION! SIGN-UP IS REQUIRED!

How do you add more vegetables to your diet without worrying about getting enough protein? Certified Health Coach Evey Schweig will demonstrate how vegetables are a great source of protein! Evey will explore which vegetables are particularly high in protein, how to maximize protein content using food combinations, and simple preparation techniques. 
Recipes will be provided prior to program in case you want to cook along at home. 

Please RSVP by September 6 to: evisteen@glencoeparkdistrict.com for the zoom link.

SAY YES TO CANNING with Chef Mike Koerner

Tuesday, September 15; 6-7:30 pm ZOOM SESSION! SIGN-UP IS REQUIRED!

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.  

Please RSVP by September 14 to evisteen@glencoeparkdistrict.com for the zoom link.

GARDEN PARTY FOR FALL CLEAN-UP! with the GCG Gang

Saturday, October 24; 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Come join the party, work up a healthy sweat and get the Garden in tip top shape for winter.  We need YOU so throw on an old t-shirt, sweatshirt and comfy closed-toe shoes and make a big difference! 
Bring your friends, family and groups with you!

No green thumb needed and all ages are welcome
(with an accompanying adult).
Rain or shine (just not thunderstorms) so dress for a mess!

COVID-19 guide lines will be adhered to.

THIRD ANNUAL PUMPKIN SMASH WITH COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER SMASHERS

Sunday, November 2; 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Don't trash it, Smash it! 
Bring your pumpkins to the Garden, smash 'em and compost them! 
GCG's Pumpkin Smash will divert your pumpkins from landfill
and will be great for our soil.  

Get your school, organization and family and join us, too! 
This event will be messy, so please wear closed-toe shoes,
appropriate clothes and gloves.

COVID-19 guide lines will be adhered to.

 

COME FARM WITH US!

Volunteer Summer Harvest Times

starting June - October 2020:

Tuesday 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Thursday 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Saturday 10:00AM-12:00PM

Drop-ins welcome!  No experience necessary!

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
 

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