Tag: 61st Street Community Garden

The Garden Conversations: Remix #2

Comments: Tags: 61st Street Community Garden, public safety, Robert Pogue Harrison, University of Chicago
A striking motif plays through our conversations with gardeners.  A number have observed that, within the boundaries of the 61st Street garden, they feel safe and at home in the city.  They cite several reasons for this.  The comings...

The Garden Conversations: Remix #1

Comments: Tags: 61st Street Community Garden, sustainability, University of Chicago
For the last few weeks, I have been talking with gardeners at an imperiled community garden on the South Side of Chicago.  My colleagues at the Invisible Institute and I are making a “live documentary” about the garden, daily posting short...