Machinery Pete is the go-to portal for buying and selling all your agricultural equipment needs. With over 1 million monthly visitors, MachineryPete has set itself on a path to disrupt other used agriculture dealers with its competitive pricing, top-of-the line customer service and comprehensive inventory of products from across America.
Metropolitan Farm is a one-stop shop for all your gardening needs, situated in Closter New Jersey on the property that’s the oldest working farm in the State of NJ. Here you can find everything from fresh produce to flowers and unique garden art. From the moment you walk in, we’ll make sure your experience here is unforgettable!
NeighborSpace is committed to preserving and sustaining gardens in urban spaces right next door. They shoulder the responsibility of property ownership so that community groups can focus on gardening; these garden are a great place for young and old alike to learn about nature, close by their homes.
Urban Growers Collective (UGC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was co-founded by Laurell Sims and Erika Allen in the fall of 2017. Working closely with community partners, our approach is to demonstrate the development of community-based food systems and to support communities in developing their own where food can be grown, prepared, distributed within itself.
The Urban Canopy is the first urban farm in Chicago to provide fresh produce, composting services and education programs for schools. By reducing food miles from 600 perishable food-miles down to a mere 3 local demand driven trips, The Urban Canopy provides healthy nutritious foods in an environment that sustains our natural resources.
Heartland Alliance is dedicated to ending poverty and inequality across the United States by providing quality housing, healthcare, jobs, education opportunities for all people. With its headquarters in Chicago with a global reach of impactful work at home and abroad Heartland Alliance continues to help create prosperity for future generations through these essential services.
Tillable is a company that simplifies real estate and farm management for landowners. They are also the only provider of expert mortgage loans to farmers across America with 5 years or more in business, proving them top-notch experts on how small farms can grow into larger ones.
Chicago Lights is a beacon for the youth and adults of Chicago. Our programs include mentoring, supportive services, academic enrichment, career development, and arts education. We strive to empower our students with skills they need succeed in life’s challenges by building brighter futures through creative relationships that result in fulfilling lives. With your support we can continue this work!
The Chicago Botanic Garden is an internationally-renowned horticultural institution and living museum that offers visitors a beautiful setting to explore, as well as some of the world’s most magnificent plant displays. Although originally opened in 1974 for garden enthusiasts from near and far alike, it has matured into one of America’s great botanical gardens with 50,000 members.