Garden STEM Curriculum
Mar
7
to Sep 7

Garden STEM Curriculum

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GROWASIS is now offering STEM garden curriculum! This service will be offered from March to September.  The curriculum involves students learning:

  • the Engineer Design Process (EDP) for indoor/outdoor vegetable gardening
  • brainstorming sustainability ideas
  • applying potential solutions to urban food growing
  • small space gardening

 Curriculum can be customized for one week programming, school breaks, or summer camps.  Contact owner Jacqueline A. Smith at 773.938.0324 or growasischicago@gmail.com to learn more details and set up a pre-consultation to create and customize your STEM garden curriculum. 

**Cost is dependent on customization of STEM curriculum.

 

  

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Parable of the Chicken: Raising Backyard Chickens in Chicago
Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Parable of the Chicken: Raising Backyard Chickens in Chicago

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Learn about life as an urban chicken farmer in the city of Chicago from sustainable urban grower, homesteader and permaculture designer Jacqueline Abena Smith of GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting.  Listen and observe her joys and challenges within the last year of raising her own flock of egg laying chickens.  Her adventures have sustained her food supply and strengthened her bond with nature in her Mother Hen Poultry Chronicles.

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NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 3
Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 3

NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series is for individuals in need of knowing how to grow, prepare and preserve food through sustainable methods for their survival in crisis or disaster. Jacqueline Abena Smith of GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting, Inc. has created this series to deliver information as well as ideas that are vital for knowing how to obtain and sustain food accessibility for survival.   It is part of the BRIJ Survival Boot Camp. Friday, April 13, 2018 4p-7p is SESSION 3- Indoor Garden Structures & Preserving Your Food.   Register and purchase this session and others through theblackmall.com/events. $65 per session.  

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Urban Gardening 101: You've Got the POWER
Mar
18
3:00 PM15:00

Urban Gardening 101: You've Got the POWER

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GrowAsis' own Jacqueline Smith will be presenting "Urban Gardening 101" workshop.  This workshop will provide valuable information and knowledge on having the power to GROW AND SECURE YOUR OWN FOOD on Chicago's south side.  Discussion topics include dispelling the myths about growing your own food as well as sustainable vegetable gardening methods.  The workshop will be conducted at KS Holistic Training and Development Center.  A hands-on activity will be conducted.  Light refreshments will be provided. $23 per ticket

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NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 2
Mar
16
4:00 PM16:00

NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 2

NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series is for individuals in need of knowing how to grow, prepare and preserve food through sustainable methods for their survival in crisis or disaster. Jacqueline Abena Smith of GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting, Inc. has created this series to deliver information as well as ideas that are vital for knowing how to obtain and sustain food accessibility for survival.   It is part of the BRIJ Survival Boot Camp. Friday, March 16, 2018 4p-7p is SESSION - Are You Ready?: Food Security, Seed Starting & Re-Growing Your Produce.   Register and purchase this session and others through theblackmall.com/events. $65 per session.  

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NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 1
Feb
23
4:00 PM16:00

NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series- SESSION 1

-NO MORE EXCUSES: Sustainable Indoor Gardening and Food Preservation for Survival series is for individuals in need of knowing how to grow, prepare and preserve food through sustainable methods for their survival in crisis or disaster. Jacqueline Abena Smith of GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting, Inc. has created this series to deliver information as well as ideas that are vital for knowing how to obtain and sustain food accessibility for survival.   It is part of the BRIJ Survival Boot Camp. Friday, February 23, 2018 4p-7p is SESSION 1- Sustainability, Indoor Gardening Basics & Stocking Your Pantry.   Register and purchase this session and others through theblackmall.com/events. $65 per session.  

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The Black Farmer
Feb
18
3:00 PM15:00

The Black Farmer

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Celebrate Black History Month with a presentation given by GrowAsis' own Jacqueline Smith on the life of black farmers-past and present.  Learn about farming in the U.S., indigenous food growing, vital role black farmers have played in America and the continent of Afrika (Africa).  The presentation will be given at KS-Holistic Training and Development Center.  Light refreshments will be offered.    RSVP and purchase tickets for the presentation on Eventbrite. $25 per ticket. 

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Valentine Pop-Up Shop
Feb
12
to Feb 15

Valentine Pop-Up Shop

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Come check out GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting, Inc. in collaboration with Mindful Indulgences artisan fair trade goods at their Valentine Pop-Up Shop in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.  GrowAsis is providing wheatgrass mugs, handmade crochet mug cozies, herbal fruit blend teas and garden consultation.  The shop is located at 1260 N. Milwaukee, Chicago 11am to 3pm now until February 15th.  GrowAsis welcomes you!

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Composting 101
Apr
17
11:00 AM11:00

Composting 101

Jacqueline Smith GrowAsis Urban Garden Consulting, Inc will be conducting a class introducing composting. The class will cover the following areas: definition of composting; the importance of composting; methods of composting; benefits of composting. Jacqueline will answer questions concerning composting and urban gardening. Limited space available! Tickets available in the link. //www.eventbrite.com/e/composting-101-tickets-239399969173

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GrowAsis Presents Mather Urban Garden Series 2016
Apr
12
10:00 AM10:00

GrowAsis Presents Mather Urban Garden Series 2016

GrowAsis continues in its second season of the Mather Urban Garden Series.  GrowAsis provides sustainable urban garden monthly workshops to elders and patrons of Mather Lifeways from February through October.  The April workshop "Who Is Helping You Grow: Community/Neighbor-friendly Vegetable Gardening" will focus on coming together to cultivate food sustainably as a community.

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GrowAsis March Newsletter
Mar
1
to Mar 31

GrowAsis March Newsletter

GrowAsis wants to keep you abreast of what we are doing throughout the growing year.  March's newsletter talks about the importance growing food, highlights works done in February and shares GrowAsis' exciting upcoming events this month. Learn and act on expert advice of urban gardener Jacqueline Smith.  Receive notices about upcoming workshops, seasonal product status and garden tips on how to maintain your vegetable oasis all year round.  The newsletter is a tool to help you BE EMPOWERED, GROW AND SECURE YOUR OWN FOOD.  Click the link below to check out the newsletter.

 

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