Latino State News
Little Village Environmental Justice Community Gardens
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization has three community gardens including the one-half acre Troy Garden (2727 S. Troy St., Chicago, IL 60623), and another at Amor de Dios United Methodist Church (2356 S. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, IL 60623), which provides fresh produce for the church’s food pantry that serves 600 families twice a week. The third garden is located between Joseph E. Gary and Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez schools (3000 S. Lawndale Ave., Chicago, IL 60623), and provides children and adults with the opportunity to work and learn together.
The annual Feria de la Agricultura, or Ag Fair will take place in Little Village on June 4, and will include the unveiling of LVEJO’s newest community garden on Troy, along with garden tours and educational displays. The public is invited to attend.