Meet Big Green Chicago

Big Green Chicago is the single largest school garden network in a US city reaching one-third of all Chicago students with 200 Learning Gardens.

 

 
Big Green has built 200 Learning Gardens in Chicago since 2012. A Learning Garden is a powerful teaching tool, a way for kids to learn about healthy food, and a way to provide hands-on learning experiences for children across Chicago.
 


 

Big Green Chicago by the Numbers

200

Chicago Learning Garden Schools

125000

Students Reached

434

Teachers Trained this School Year

6510

Estimated Lbs of Food Harvested Last School Year

Schools in Chicago with Learning Gardens

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      For questions please contact the Chicago Regional Director, Maggie Hughes at mhughes@biggreen.org

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