Tag: University of Chicago

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...

Alea Plants Garlic

Comments: Tags: Alea, The Garden Conversations, University of Chicago

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...

Introducing The Garden Conversations

Comments: Tags: Experimental Station, The Garden Conversations, University of Chicago
What looks the strongest has outlived its term The future lies with what's affirmed from under.                          ...

61st Street Community Garden At Risk

Comments: Tags: Back Story Cafe, Chicago Theological Seminary, Experimental Station, University of Chicago
Launch photo essay by Patricia Evans Blank slates make for easy planning. Awareness of ecological richness confounds the process, creating conditions for innovation. The purpose of this essay is to complicate the planning process for the...