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Chicago Tribune | How Kimbal Musk brings garden classrooms to Chicago Public Schools

It’s best to perfect a system in one city before expanding it, said entrepreneur Kimbal Musk at a fundraiser for his non-profit Big Green on Thursday night at DIRTT Environmental Solutions, a sustainable interior-architecture firm. Since late 2012, with a $1 million grant from Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel, Big Green has installed 100 learning gardens […]

 

Crain’s Chicago | Kimbal Musk on why Chicago is a good fit for The Kitchen

Kitchen Cafe LLC, a restaurant chain with a nonprofit arm,announced last week it was coming to Chicago. The 6,500-square-foot restaurant, Kitchen, is going into River North on North Clark Street near the river. It will serve lunch and dinner, and feature patio seating and a full bar. Lunch will average $30; dinner about $60, said […]

 

Eater Denver | Boulder-Born The Kitchen Heads To Chi-Town On An Expansion Mission

Boulder-grown restaurant the Kitchen is opening a new location in the River North neighborhood. Except in this case, its new neighborhood isn’t the artsy, hipster hangout that North industrial Denverites now call home, but instead north of the Chicago River. The new digs are in Chi-Town’s historic Reid Murdoch building at 316 N. Clark Street. […]

 

Denver Post | The Kitchen to open Chicago eatery

The Kitchen, the Front Range restaurant group that operates in Denver and Boulder, is opening a branch in Chicago by year’s end. Owners and founders Hugo Matheson and Kimbal Musk sent out a formal announcement Wednesday, soon after their plane landed in Chicago for some business related to the new place. “It’s very exciting,” Musk […]

 

NBC Chicago / AP | Chicago Announces 100 Learning Gardens at Schools

Chicago officials are announcing that they have installed a total of 100 gardens where students can grow fruit and vegetables at their schools. In a news release, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office says what are called Learning Gardens that started being installed last year now provide more than 50,000 children with “hands-on nutrition and science education […]

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