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How You can Bring Space to Grow Home

May 9, 2016 3:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Too much rain can do serious damage in Chicago neighborhoods, flooding basements and pooling in neighborhood streets. Space to Grow helps address this concern through schoolyard features such as special gardens, permeable surfaces and other landscape elements that absorb large amounts of water. Two-thirds of the funding for each Space to Grow schoolyard transformation comes... More 

Introducing the Space to Grow Song!

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Students, parents, teachers, neighbors and friends came together last year to celebrate the official opening of the Space to Grow schoolyard at Willa Cather Elementary. The students and community were thrilled by the new space, which features an edible Learning Garden from The Kitchen Community, several native plant gardens, a new turf field, multi-sport courts... More