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Our Mission

Develop sustainable local food sources by creating urban farms, community gardens, greenhouses, and composting sites. Through these sites, provide educational opportunities for individuals to expand their knowledge of nutrition, growing food, and composting. Incorporate a long-­term commitment to development and preservation of open green spaces in the urban environment. Edible Evanston’s GREENS Approach:

G Growing produce locally
R Restoring open, unused land
E Extending the season (e.g., greenhouses, cold frames, hoop houses, row covers)
E Educating the Community on sustainable food sources and nutrition
N Natural composting
S Sharing surplus produce