Edible Gardening Workshop Series: Top Ten Edibles for Chicagoland and How to Grow them Organically

Jeanne Nolan squats by a lovely edible garden
Local organic gardener Jeanne Nolan shares her favorite vegetable crops proven to thrive in Chicagoland and how to best plant, manage, and harvest them throughout the season utilizing organic practices. Learn about the supplies and tools that Jeanne’s team at The Organic Gardener Ltd. have found to make an edible garden both beautiful and productive. Go home with the information you need to get your own organic garden started this season. 

Jeanne Nolan – farmer, entrepreneur, and eco-activist – founded The Organic Gardener Ltd. in 2005, and with her team has built over a thousand organic vegetable gardens in Chicagoland. Her work is rooted in the idea that anyone, anywhere, can benefit from growing their own food. Random House published her book, From the Ground Up, in 2013.

Instructor: Jeanne Nolan
Notes: Held indoors. Limit 45


Take another class in the Edible Gardening Workshop Series.

Prepping for a Successful Gardening Season-March 11

Grow a Food Forest in Your Yard-March 25

Backyard Orchard: Grow Heirloom Apples Anywhere-April 1

Get Style and Function with a French Kitchen Garden- April 8

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(Sold out) Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Cudahy Room, Administration Building


Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$35.00 members
$44.00 nonmembers

This class is sold out.  Please call the registrar at 630-719-2468 if you have any questions or want to be wait listed.