Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing

Integrating Food Access & Affordable Housing is a resource guide for food access programming in affordable housing communities. It includes best practices and existing models for gardens, edible landscaping, cooking and nutrition education, and low-cost farm shares. It also offers recommendations … Read more

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation

The Family Garden Demonstration Project Evaluation is an assessment of the fall demonstration garden project which highlights the strengths, challenges, best practices and potential future directions of the project.

Room to Grow: A Guide to School Gardening in Illinois

Room to Grow: A Guide to School Gardening in Illinois is a comprehensive guide for teachers that includes tools and information for planning, developing, and maintaining school gardens. It also includes garden-based curriculum that are linked to Illinois state education standards.

A Resource Guide to Food Safety Practices for Small Growers

A Resource Guide to Food Safety Practices for Small Growers was developed for the Farmers for Chicago initiative members. The guide introduces the importance of food safety practices for urban farmers, offers farmers a step-by-step process of implementing food safety … Read more

A Menu for Food Justice

A Menu for Food Justice assesses the food desert status of over 20 neighborhoods and towns in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The report offers potential strategies for communities to consider in order to improve local access to healthy foods.