Open House and Film Screening of The Interrupters – 4/18/12!

Posted: April 17, 2012 in Uncategorized

Growing Home, Inc. Wood Street Urban Farm

Open House and Market

5814  S.  Wood St.

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

1pm – 4pm

You and your entire family or organization will experience…

*An Organic Market: featuring seasonal items. (Now accepting Credit/Debit, SNAP, WIC and Senior Coupons)

*Farm Tours Come see how we are expanding in order to produce even more organic produce for Englewood residents !

*Garden Workshops for Children and Adults (take home a free gift…arrive early! available only while supplies last)

*Healthy Cooking Demonstrations/ Tastings

*Free  Film Screening: “The Interrupters” at  4pm The Interrupters, is a documentary film which tells the story of 3 “violence interrupters” in Chicago, including West Englewood, who try to protect their communities from the violence they once employed.

*Information about programs, services and resources/jobs for children, teens, adults and seniors.

*Music, Free Refreshments, and Fun !

*****This event is free and open to all*****

For more information or to reserve your spot at “The Interrupters” film screening email: or call 773-434-7144.

About Growing Home… Growing Home provides transitional employment and training to Chicagoans who have multiple barriers to employment, such as, having been previously homeless or incarcerated. Through a social enterprise business based on organic agriculture our job training program assists individuals in securing permanent and unsubsidized employment. Our program provides experiential learning opportunities and employment in a local economy, as well as, a unique job readiness curriculum that helps reintroduce participants back into the workforce. 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.

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