Chicago Eco House Community Flower Farm

Join fellow Alumni for a work day with Chicago Eco House Community Flower Farm.

The $10.00 registration fee will purchase flowers, compost, wood, and hardware (nails & screws) and lunch will be provided by the Alumni Association. During the workday you'll be assigned to one of the following volunteer opportunities: light construction of bench pieces and flower boxes, landscaping either shoveling woodchips, pulling weeds or planting flowers or general area beautification picking up trash or arranging mosaic tiles.
 

Day's Agenda

  • 9:00 Registeration 
  • 9:15-11:45 Work
  • 11:45-12:30 Lunch

FAQ

  • 12 years and older are invited to particapte
  • Street parking is available

What You’ll Need

  • Close-Toed Shoes
  • Light Work Gloves
  • Hat/Sunglasses
 

Chicago Eco House Woodlawn has a flower farm, community garden, and pocket park has been almost completely built in the past couple months by neighbors and volunteers. The vision is to have a social enterprise for Chicago Eco House, a community garden, and pocket park to host neighborhood meetings. The space is managed by a council of neighbors that live within one block of the garden. 


Log In
If you encounter difficulty logging in, contact the Alumni Association at 877.292.3945 or 773.702.3945 or email uccosupport@uchicago.edu. If you send or leave a message, include your name, club event, and preferred contact information. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours 8:30 am–5:00 pm CT Monday–Friday.
 

Registration
If you want to register over the phone or via email, contact the Alumni Association at 773.702.2150 or email alumniassociation@uchicago.edu. If you send or leave a message, include your name, club event, and preferred contact information. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours 8:30 am–5:00 pm CT Monday–Friday. If registering over the phone be prepared to share your guest’s name, an email for event confirmation, and allow up to two weeks for the registration process to be completed, including charges to your credit card, listing on the “Look Who’s Coming”, and viewing the event in your account.
 

Event Questions
If you have any questions regarding logistics of the event, e.g., where to meet, special assistance requests, parking, please contact Amy Weber, Associate Director, Alumni Association at amyweber@uchicago.edu.
 

       

If you want to register over the phone call Alumni Association at 773.702.2150. A staff member will return your message during regular business hours (8:30 am – 5 pm CST Mon-Fri).
 

Event Information

Cost: $10.00/per person; include materials for workday and lunch.

Event limited to 20 spaces tickets are nonrefundable.

When:

Saturday, 08/11/18 at 9:00am - 12:30pm | iCal

Where:

Eco House Woodlawn
6025 S Vernon Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

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Look Who's Coming:

Amy Weber
  Alumni Association
Jerica Banks
Leila McClure
Joseph McClure
Sarah Eichhorn
Jane Florine
Maria Padilla
Tamara Hamlish
Aya Hamlish
Noah Hamlish
Chelsey Grassfield
David Lorentzen
... a total of 13 guests.
Note: to opt out from this list please sign in, go to My Account and change your preferences under My RSVPs.
 
Login Assistance
uccosupport@uchicago.edu
773.702.3945

Registration Assistance
alumniassociation@uchicago.edu
773.702.2150

Event Contact
Amy Weber
Associate Director, Alumni Association
amyweber@uchicago.edu