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"Give Back to the Wood" Winterfest

Saturday, December 12, 2020, 3-6pm

Join us for our 2020 “Give Back to the Wood” Winterfest on December 12 on our farms!

As a thank you, as a celebration of the holiday season and as support right now, we want to give back to our incredible Englewood community!

Join us on Saturday, December 12 2020 for an Englewood Winterfest at our Growing Home Urban Farm at 5814 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL.  From 3-6pm, we will be distributing fresh Growing Home veggies, food boxes, essentials, winter gear and toys for everyone stopping by.* And, we will have:

  • A special appearance from a decked-out holiday THUG Hippie Bus thanks to E’a The Wholistic Artist
  • A “Selfie” Holiday Photo Booth
  • Hot Chocolate, Egg Nog Drinks & Pastries from Kendall & Aisha, the amazing husband & wife team from Afro Joe’s
  • Toys & Gifts for kids of all ages from the HoneyComb Project
  • Artisan soaps by HHP Lift and other Care Kit & Essentials gifts
  • An Arts & Crafts table by local artist Pat Devine-Reed
  • A Christmas Tree Competition featuring local artists
  • A raffle with everything from cookware to a crock pot
  • Holiday music, lights and fun!

*Items are first come, first serve.  We will also be following all physical distancing safety protocol to keep everyone safe! In case of rain or snow, we will still have the event but will have a drive-through option.  More information on that here.

If you have more questions about attending the event or would like to get involved, please email Growing Home’s Community Engagement Coordinator LaQuandra Fair at lfair@growinghomeinc.org.

If you are able to donate funds, please see our online donation portal here. If you or your company are able to donate raffle prize items, NEW winter clothing gear, food, essentials – please contact Growing Home’s Director of Development, Marlene Ceja at mceja@growinghomeinc.org.