Our Winter Box of Hope service will begin on November 2, 2021 and end November 23, 2021. Every box will be filled with vegetables grown at our Walnut Grove Vocational Farm and feature locally-sourced items. Pricing starts at $45/week; dependent upon items included. Each Fall box is sold separately and delivered right to your door. Deliveries are available to residents … Read More
GET YOUR SPRING ON AT OUR WALNUT GROVE VOCATION FARM!
The Greenhouse at our Walnut Grove Vocational Farm & Prairie (1.5 miles north of Kirkland off Rt. 72) officially opens on April 27. Come on out and see all our beautiful spring plants—flowers and veggies & herbs! Order from home now! Online ordering at: www.dekalbgardens.org and then click the Shop button. All online orders must be placed by May 1. (Pick up … Read More
MAKE YOUR COMMITMENT TO DCCG ON MAY 6
Have you heard of Give DeKalb County, an annual way of directly supporting our local nonprofits online? A generous bonus pool makes this unique day of giving especially beneficial to DeKalb County Community Gardens. This year, Give DeKalb County 2021 is Thursday, May 6. You don’t have to wait…supporting gifts can be mailed starting Thursday, April 22! Won’t you help DCCG continue to share … Read More
APRIL PAY-AS-YOU’RE-ABLE DINNER
Let us take care of your dinner plans on Thursday, April 22! Chef Joshua Koroscik of Wild Carrot Cooking Company will be preparing chicken salad wraps and Italian wedding soup. Our WGVF Crew will be providing dessert. Served drive-thru style at The Hub from 4:40 to 6:30 pm (or until we run out). Open and free to all. Suggested donation: … Read More
NEW OPTIONS FOR 2021 BOX OF HOPE
Spring has arrived and that means things are growing! Order your Box of Hope/CSA subscriptions today! Online ordering is now open: go to www.dekalbgardens.org, then click Shop button. Check out our new seasonal boxes featuring items from The Aves Spice Company, Baeder Acres, Jonamac Orchard and Klein’s Quality Produce. And of course, traditional 10-week subscriptions are also available. P.S.> Don’t forget to put in your … Read More
HEALTHY CENT$ AT THE GENOA HUB IN 2021
Introducing Healthy Cent$ at our Genoa Area Community Food Hub! Throughout 2021, we are teaming up with our friends at University of Illinois Extension – Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties to bring interesting sessions to you…free and online! Follow us on Facebook (@DCCG) for monthly session details and registration info.
5 DAYS UNTIL GIVING TUESDAY!
DeKalb County Community Gardens will be bringing critical attention to food insecurity in DeKalb County on December 1, as they travel across the county giving away 10,000 pounds of food. These additional food distributions are a demonstration of our mission to ensure no one goes hungry. Along with the planned food give-aways, DCCG hopes to raise $10,000 in GivingTuesday donations. … Read More
SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 is Giving Tuesday This year, DeKalb County Community Gardens celebrates a major milestone of distributing one million pounds of food since we launched our organization in 2012! On December 1, watch for our Grow Mobiles traveling around DeKalb County as we give away 10,000 pounds of food to raise $10,000 to ensure no one goes hungry … Read More
GACFH to Host Community Holiday Dinner on 11/19
While every day can be a struggle for some DeKalb County residents, the coming holiday season can be a particularly stressful time. As other residents prepare for celebrations with family that include traditional meals, extra treats and gifts, many others worry if they will have enough food to keep their families from going to bed hungry. Keeping in mind their … Read More
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