The Urban Canopy's vision is to show how the urban agriculture movement can help create a more sustainable and equitable food system.


What started as a public school project is now a two-acre farm and a point of view about how food should be grown inside the Chicago city limits.

How We Started 

Ever wonder how much of your garbage bags could be repurposed? Raw food scraps are easy to contain and put to good use with our program.

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The embodiment of what we stand for - locally grown, healthy food direct from local farms to nourish your body and soul.

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