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Our Mission

Our Mission

Edible Evanston creates community centered around places of local food production throughout Evanston. We encourage and support food growers and provide opportunities for education and sharing food.

Our Vision

Inspiring and supporting a culture of sustainable food growing and sharing throughout the Evanston community.

Our Initiatives

  • Eggleston Park Food Forest
  • Produce Sharing
  • Growing New Gardeners
  • Education & Outreach

Who We Are

Edible Evanston originated in 2011 as one of Evanston150's top 10 ideas, part of Evanston’s 150th anniversary’s celebration to look at how to improve the next 150 years. Beginning as a grassroots volunteer group, in 2016 Edible Evanston became a program of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Citizens’ Greener Evanston. We encourage people to grow and share food in the community and believe that gardening is a universal truth, people can connect through their successes, struggles, and finally through the food we grow and share.

Get Involved

We are a volunteer non-profit organization. We welcome individuals in the community to join us with their physical, mental and financial support.