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Development Without Gentrification: Garfield Green Housing Plan Aims To Spur Growth, Maintain Affordability On West Side
Historically, transit-oriented development has been centered in more affluent areas. A new plan for…
A model to prevent a wave of evictions in the wake of coronavirus recession
A new coalition in East Garfield Park is aiming to head off displacement, gentrification and a land…
New coalition takes aim at displacement
The Preserving Affordability Together Garfield Park Housing Coalition seeks to hold developers…
Community-led Coronavirus Response
Groups across our city and state have mobilized in offering assistance
Garfield Park urban farm planning upgrades
FarmWorks wants to build rain garden to help prevent flooding
City Wants To Fix Dangerous West Side Streets By Adding Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Islands And More With $6 Million Infrastructure Plan
GARFIELD PARK — Some of the most dangerous streets in the city for deadly crashes are on the…
Kuumba Tre-Ahm Community Garden hosts Food Sovereignty Action Day Sat. May 18th
Kuumba Tre-Ahm Community Garden will be hosting a Food Sovereignty Action Day at 9 a.m. on…
The Hatchery Chicago Cooking Up Food and Jobs on the West Side
There’s a new business incubator in Chicago that's cooking up some innovative food products…
The Hatchery’s Packed Valentine’s Market Proves ‘There Is A Lot Of Buying Power On The West Side’
Of the 32 vendors at the market, 80 percent are West Side entrepreneurs. And lots of the small…
Leaders do post-mortem on Hatchery's outreach efforts
During Jan. 24 City Bureau event, experts dissected what went right, wrong with The Hatchery's…
The Collateral Damage of $1 Vacant Lots
Chicago’s Large Lots Program seems like a good idea. But the reality has been complicated.
6 Things to Know about the Eco Orchard
The $1M Garfield Park development has garnered support and pushback
Vision Zero Chicago Hopes to Engage West Siders in the Traffic Safety Conversation
Traffic safety is not always the easiest issue to engage residents on, especially those with other…
Residents chime in on proposed fruit orchard
The Garfield Park Community Council recently teamed up with the City of Chicago Department of…
Fruit Orchard will Add to Selection at West Side Neighborhood Market
The Garfield Park Community Council recently announced that they would be moving forward with plans…
An orchard on the West Side? After City Council vote and $500K in funding, the idea could come to fruition
The Chicago City Council recently voted unanimously to approve spending $500,000 to build a fruit…
ABC7 story on the groundbreaking for The Hatchery.
ABC7 interviews Angela Taylor and community residents at the groundbreaking for The Hatchery.
Rick Bayless to offer Food Service Training for Youth at The Hatchery
Chef Rick Bayless of the Frontera Foundation announces job training for youth at The Hatchery…
Chicago Kitchen Incubator Will Be More Than Just a Place to Cook
GPCC's Angela Taylor is featured in the story about the impact The Hatchery will have.
Announcing The Hatchery - a new food incubator for Garfield Park
Mayor Emanuel announces development of The Hatchery in Garfield Park.
CBS2 TV piece on the opening of The Hatchery
The GPCC's Angela Taylor is interviewed in a CBS2 news piece on the announcement of The Hatchery on…
Food Business Incubator Planned for Garfield Park
http://www.austinweeklynews.com/News/Articles/12-7-2016/Food-business-incubator-planned-for-Garfield…
CBS2 TV interview with GPCC Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor
CBS 2 in Chicago interviews GPCC Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor about Garfield Park Community…
Chicago Parent Magazine on the GPCC's Neighborhood Market
Chicago Parent blog on the GPCC's Neighborhood Market
NBC5 Television Interview with GPCC Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor
NBC5 TV interviews GPCC Wellness Coordinator and Chicago Dept.of Health Director about the benefits…

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