Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside

 
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Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside

Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside
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Iron Street Layout

Iron Street Layout
Layout of the site. (view small | med | large | orig)

It's all about the soil.

It's all about the soil.
a major operation at the Iron Street Urban Farm: compost production. (view small | med | large | orig)

Raising Healthy and Sustainable Fish

Raising Healthy and Sustainable Fish
Our aquaponics systems are a closed loop system that has the ability to grow organic greens and raise mercury-free tilapia and lake perch (view small | med | large | orig)

Training Youth and Adults to be Leaders!

Training Youth and Adults to be Leaders!
Iron Street will have a strong focus on proving job training programs to both adults and youth in community food system development. (view small | med | large | orig)

winter growing

winter growing
Photo from Progress Report 'Iron Street Farm - Getting Ready to Spring Forward' (view small | med | large | orig)

Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside

Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside
Photo from Progress Report 'Iron Street Farm - Getting Ready to Spring Forward' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mortimer Duke, son of Little Debbie and Louis

Mortimer Duke, son of Little Debbie and Louis
Photo from Progress Report 'Iron Street Farm - Getting Ready to Spring Forward' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chicago Youth Corps Participants

Chicago Youth Corps Participants
Photo from Progress Report 'Growing Power 2014 Highlights' (view small | med | large | orig)

Will talks carrots with CPS staff

Will talks carrots with CPS staff
Photo from Progress Report 'Growing Power 2014 Highlights' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Erika Allen

Chicago, IL United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Build Iron Street Farm on Chicago's Southside