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Sunny Patch Project

We couldn't do this work without you!  We're an ALL volunteer nonprofit (Good Worx Inc.) serving Darien and neighboring communities.

Thanks for checking into how you can get involved in this rewarding community growing project. We're working together to raise awareness about food insecurity and the fact that many of our neighbors are struggling to access food on a regular basis, especially garden fresh food choices. 

For our fourth growing season we have even more ways to get involved!  We are expanding our open access model and you will now be able to consider helping at one of our many growing sites around the community

As of June 1, we will have a Sunny Patch community garden space located close to you!

Sunny Patch Community Farm - located at 7361 Park Ave., Darien.  This NEW community space is intended to serve as a sustainable agriculture demonstration farm.  We will be sharing any vegetable yields from this community space with our network of at-risk families and local food pantries.  Come learn more about composting, vegetable and cut flower production, chicken keeping and more...

Sunny Patch - Host Demonstration Patch, located on the NE grounds of Safety Village of Darien(7400 Cass Ave.)  and Family patches on the west lawn (Lace Elementary).  This site is for both volume and custom production of vegetables and fruits.

Indian Prairie Public Library - Prairie Patch (40 Patches to help maintain) New this season will be Science and Math Labs from June to August and a weekly Garden Giveaway on Tuesday evenings from July to August.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Food Pantry - Pantry Patch (17 Patches) Volume food production 

Hinsdale District 86 Transition Center - Coming June 2018 (4 Patches-Growing for West Suburban Community Pantry)

Darien Sportsplex/SEASPAR - 5 planter boxes

Sunny Patch Project