Gardens

Woodlawn Community Gardens

Map of community gardens in Woodlawn:  Map of Woodlawn community gardens (PDF)

Listed below for some of the Woodlawn garden organizations is contact information, plot availability for 2018, and regularly scheduled work days.


6115 S. Woodlawn, Brickyard Garden.  If you’re local to Woodlawn, and live nearby, use the contact info to meet the gardeners here.   Facebook

Plot Availability for 2018:  NO
Contact: csjohnson@mac.com


62nd and Dorchester 62nd Street Garden.  Website

Volunteer
When: Flexible schedule, ongoing volunteers needed
What: General maintenance

Plot Availability for 2018:  NO*
Contact:  info@62garden.com
* Plots are given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.   Typically all plots are reserved early in the season.  If you join our waiting list this year, you might need to wait until the following year.


62nd St between Ingleside and Drexel Ave, Drexel Ingleside Group (DIG).

Volunteer
When: Flexible
What: Grow food, general maintenance of the garden and beautification of the plaza.

Plot Availability for 2018:  NO
Contact:  digchicago62@gmail.com


64th & Dorchester (southeast corner).  Dorchester Botanical Garden.

Volunteer
When: Mondays, Wednesday & Saturdays from 9:00 AM to Noon
What: Help create Woodlawn’s first sustainable publicly accessible botanic garden.

Contact: info@williamhillgallery.com


6368 S. Ellis Ellis View Cooperative Garden  Facebook

Volunteer
When: Flexible schedule, ongoing volunteers needed
What: General maintenance

Plot Availability for 2018:  YES
Contact:  aramirez1@uchicago.edu


64th & Drexel (on 64th, half block east of Drexel).  Inspired Community Garden.

Volunteer
When: Saturdays, 9 to 11 AM
What: Grow food, beautification of the block, help with neighborhood social events at the garden.

Plot Availability for 2018:  YES
Contact:  hamiltoncory1307@gmail.com


Cottage Grove, 63rd to 67th  GROW project

Volunteer
When: Flexible schedule
What: Help maintain sidewalk planters and sidewalk cutout flowerbeds.

Contact:  info@growwoodlawn.org


6021 – 27 S. Vernon Care Free Community Garden (see video here)

Volunteer
When: Tuesdays & Saturdays – contact us first to check what times
What: Help provide food, knowledge and a place of respite for the surrounding community. All contribute what they can and harvest what they need.

Plot Availability for 2018:  YES*
Contact:  jacob.klippenstein@gmail.com
People who live in West Woodlawn/Washington Park will be prioritized. There is also plenty of garden space available for gardeners from outside West Woodlawn/Washington Park as long as you are willing to share a portion of your produce with neighbors of the garden as per our founding principles.


62nd and St. Lawrence – 61st & St. Lawrence Block Club Garden

Volunteer
When: Flexible schedule, ongoing volunteers needed
What: General maintenance

Plot Availability for 2018:  YES
Contact:  corey.howard@gmail.com