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Local Chef Feeds Families in Need

Chef Q. Ibraheem was working on her first James Beard dinner and planning for the Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s Annual Brunch when Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the state’s stay-at-home order. Like so many people across the country and around the world, the nationally renowned chef, famous for her farm-to-table underground dinners, found herself out of work. It […]

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ETHS Edible Acre Celebrates 10 Years With Community Garden Walk

Friends, families and neighbors of Evanston Township High School are invited to a Community Garden Walk on Sept. 26 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Edible Acre, a farm-to-school garden program that procures organic produce and provides learning experiences, as well as leadership and job opportunities, for ETHS students. The event, from 5:30 to […]

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Building a Sustainable Community Begins with Fifth Ward Children

Located behind the Family Focus building, 2010 Dewey Ave., a long and narrow plot of overgrown grasses and weeds has been transformed into a thriving urban garden thanks to the collaboration between Family Focus and Evanston Food Exchange, a non-profit organization with a mission to reduce hunger and poverty in Evanston.  The Foster Street Urban […]