Pilsen ‘Paseo de Jardines’ Community Garden Tour 2013

Pilsen 4th Annual ‘Paseo De Jardines’ Garden Walk

August 17, 2013

4–6 pm

1900 W. 23rd Street

Whittier Elementary School

Chicago, IL 60608

Alianza Verde – Green Alliance

Information will be available at the school. A bus will leave Whittier located at W. 23rd Street and Wolcott at 4pm. We encourage you to bike the route.

Enjoy an entertaining 2 hour bus tour through the heart of Pilsen and visit a select group of beautiful community and school gardens in Pilsen. Stops will include some stops at murals along the route. The last garden will have a small reception where winners of the Garden Tour Raffle will be announced. Pilsen gardens exemplify the importance of conservation. They contain Monarch Butterfly sanctuaries, Native Prairie plantings, Organic vegetable gardens, Creative Reuse and recycling. The garden walk is sponsored by Alianza Verde – Greening Alliance, a coalition of Pilsen gardens that support Green initiatives, more green space, wildlife and environmental conservation. We’re a grassroots volunteer organization. We welcome new members who share our interests.

Admission is free. Donations are welcome.

This 2013 tour is supported in part by NeighborSpace, Openlands, and 25th Ward Alderman Daniel Solis.

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Announcing 2012 Community Garden Tour

Alianza Verde


“Paseo de Jardines”

3rd Annual Pilsen Gardens Tour

Featuring Community Gardens

August 11th 4-6pm

Tour begins at Orozco Elementary School

1940 W. 18th in Parking Lot

       Bus departs from Orozco Parking Lot

at W.17th between Damen & S. Wolcott

        PARKING is available or TAKE CTA Pink Line (18th & Damen Stops), CTA Buses #8 (Halsted), #9 (Ashland), #18 (18th St), #21 (Cermak).


Seating is Limited.

Join us for an entertaining, informative 2 hour tour of select gardens.  Enjoy surprises along the route in the heart of Pilsen. 

Refreshments will be served at each garden.

YOU’LL RECEIVE THE BUS ROUTE AND PACKETS OF INTERESTING RESOURCE MATERIALS. Purchase a Raffle Ticket !  Win a Compost bin, Rain Barrel including downspout and elbow connection or 75$ iGo gift certificate.

Email: pilsenalianzaverde@gmail.com or find us on Facebook.


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Paseo de Jardines en Español

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Paseo de Jardines info for 8/6/2011 in English

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Planning for the 2nd Anual Pilsen Paseo de Jardines is in the works!  Save the date for Saturday, August 6th and keep checking back for more information.

If you have an urban garden and would like to be included in this years route, please email pilsenalianzaverde @ gmail.com.

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