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North Lake Shore Earth Day 2010

North Lake Shore Earth Day 2010 This year, they have more exciting programming than ever including cooking demonstrations, a film festival and informative and fun workshops on growing your own food, taking a closer look at food policy, and local community initiatives that are taking sustainability to the next level!
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Posted on April 13, 2010

Transition Rogers Park Film Series

Transition Rogers Park Film Series Transition Rogers Park Film Series FOOD FIGHT No Exit Cafe 6970 N Glenwood WED, APR 14 @ 7pm The final film in this four part series- Food Fight, by Chris Taylor, is a fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement.
Posted on April 13, 2010

Transition Rogers Park Film Series - Tonight

Transition Rogers Park Film Series - Tonight NO IMPACT MAN No Exit Cafe 6970 N Glenwood WED, MAR 10 @ 7pm
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Posted on March 10, 2010

Transition Rogers Park: Film Series

Join Transition Rogers Park for the first in our four-part film series, "Remaking the American Dream," in which we'll take a look at the culture and consequences of American consumption, and think together about what new visions of wealth and prosperity we might work for in the 21st Century.
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Posted on January 08, 2010

Recyclery Awarded Grant

Recyclery Awarded Grant The Chicago Community Trust awards $8,000 to local community bike project
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Posted on November 19, 2009

Back by Popular Demand:  Organic Amish Turkeys!

Taste is now taking orders for Turkeys.
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Posted on November 18, 2009

Loyola Energy Survey

Is there a way to keep people from using excess fossil fuels on a daily basis in Rogers Park? The lack of public transit options for members of the community reduces their options for and accessibility to destinations close to their home. This project directly influences the community of Rogers Park in giving residents a chance to voice their opinion about the current transportation infrastructure available.
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Posted on October 29, 2009

Market Dazed

Market Dazed Dear Neighbor, In the spring of 2010 we will launch a seasonal weekly market at Morse and Glenwood, within the Glenwood Avenue Arts District and the Clark/Morse/Glenwood SSA. We invite interested residents, organizations and businesses to participate in making this a terrific success for our community. We don't want to compete with local businesses, but rather invite them to participate and use this vehicle to attract new customers to their establishments. We want to showcase our amazing community.
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Posted on October 22, 2009

Take an Agricultural Tour of RP

Take an Agricultural Tour of RP with Pam & Boomer in the her latest post, A Walk Through Bountiful. Celebrations of the autumn harvest abound from blueberry festivals in Michigan to apple picking and corn maze fun. Urban dwellers assume they have to leave the city for the agricultural experience. From rooftops to tucked away corners, Rogers Park is home to an ever increasing number of urban farms and farm activity – beyond obligatory backyard plots of tomatoes and herbs. read article
Posted on September 28, 2009

Transition Rogers Park

Transition Rogers Park Chicago held its first visioning session on June 20, 2009. The ideas generated through interactive, participatory exercises will seed working groups in the areas of community, food, reskilling, transportation and local commerce as "Rogers Parkers" work to build a community that is resilient to the challenges ahead, including climate change, peak oil and the economy. It's a start, and there's more to come. Visit http://www.transitionrogerspark.org to learn more.
Posted on September 17, 2009

GARDEN OF TREASURES SALE & FUNDRAISER

Call for Donations RPGG garden gnomes are preparing for the annual sale & fundraiser upcoming on Sunday, September 27, from 10 am to 1 pm at Jarvis Square. Once again, the sale will be held in front of our first business supporter, Charmer's Cafe. This is the RPGG's big fundraising event that provides most of the monies used to pay for community gardening programs and activties. Adopt the Public Way and big projects such as the Metra Garden happen because of the success of this sale. And the sale is successful because of YOUR generosity.
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Posted on September 02, 2009

Latest Chicago Recycling Program

Much has been said about the much criticized recycling efforts in Chicago. In a special to the Chicago Tribune article, a new program seems to be a win win for everyone.
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Posted on August 26, 2009

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