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Growing Home

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Employment
  • Environment
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger


5814 S Wood StreetChicago, IL 60636 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Growing Home's mission is to operate, promote, and demonstrate the use of organic agriculture as a vehicle for job training, employment, and community development.


Growing Home operates the first and only high-production USDA-certified organic farms in the City of Chicago. We use our farms as a platform for our job training program where people with barriers to employment are provided a paid, holistic, 14-week job readiness curriculum and on-the-job training experience. We also use our farms to provide fresh, healthy, affordable produce to the Englewood community.

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