Archive for June, 2009

Photo-Journal Entry for new CKP Gardens

  Take a look at these pictures of our Timuel D. Black Diversity Garden in progress!  The garden is being improved almost daily, and these pictures are not the most recent, but  they give an idea of how the garden is developing.         On Tuesday the Donoghue School Garden was planted, as announced on […]

CKP Plants New Edible Garden at 5710

The CKP is hard at work planning and creating a new edible plant garden at 5710 S. Woodlawn, the University’s Multicultural Center.  In partnership with the students at 5710, CKP has dedicated the garden to Timuel Black, one of Hyde Park’s major leaders in the struggle for racial equality. Along these lines, CKP Director Bart […]

Donoghue Elementary School has a New Garden!

One of the University of Chicago’s charter schools now has a new school garden!  Science teacher Jeanne Mills, with help from CKP intern Cecilia Donnelly, has been working hard over the past few months to grow plants, clear grass, and bring in organic compost to the school’s courtyard.  Pre-K to fifth graders have grown plants […]