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Home Gardening Activities for the Whole Family

Finding indoor gardening-related activities can be daunting, And, it’s even more of a challenge for parents whose kids were part of a school garden program with schools closed until the fall. To help, GCG has compiled some of our favorite indoor gardening activities for the whole family! Our Education and […]

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Growing Food at Home

A Beginner’s Guide to Get You Growing Growing food at home has multiple benefits. At GCG, we believe strongly in the value of having a home vegetable garden- we help people install and maintain them for a living! The uncertainty around our food system and access to fresh ingredients during […]

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Sourcing Gardening Supplies From Home

Spring is here in full bloom and as many are beginning to plan their gardens for the growing season, it can be confusing with the nationwide shut down where to buy seeds and supplies. We asked our Director of Operations, Zannah and our Horticulture Manager, Morgan, for advice on where […]

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An Interview with Carissa Unger, Production Farmer

How did you get into farming? I got interested in farming when I was ten or eleven years old. My whole family moved out to the country, and my dad started a large garden that produced food for my family to eat in the summer. I am the youngest sibling […]

Urban Farming in Paris

Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road in Paris on her Eisenhower Fellowship. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous posts from Swedish Cities, Gothenburg, Berlin,and Munich. After leaving Sweden, my last stop on my EF Journey was Paris, France. I was excited about […]

Urban Farming in Swedish Cities

Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road in Sweden on her Eisenhower Fellowship. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous posts from Gothenburg, Berlin ,and  Munich   After leaving Gothenburg, I continued my journey to Sweden’s other largest cities- visiting Stockholm, Malmö, Uppsala, and […]

Urban Farming in Gothenburg

Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road in Gothenburg, Sweden on her Eisenhower Fellowship. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous posts from Berlin and Munich  After two great weeks in Germany, I said my goodbyes and flew to Gothenburg, Sweden’s 2nd […]

Urban Farming in Munich

Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road on her Eisenhower Fellowship, taking place from September 9th- October 13th. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous post from Berlin. The continuation of my Germany trip from Berlin to Munich was well worth it. […]

Urban Farming in Berlin

Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road on her Eisenhower Fellowship, taking place from September 9th- October 13th, 2019. To learn more about her program objectives, check out her previous blog post.  Before arriving in Berlin, I had a vague sense of what urban agriculture […]

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GCG Names Christopher Grallert as Company President

Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President.

An Interview with Farmer Cristina Cosentino

How did you get into farming? I sort of fell into farming while researching Slow Food for my Master’s degree in Italy. Slow Food is a now international movement that began in Italy in response to the first McDonald’s opening in Rome in 1986. Today Slow Food advocates for “good, […]