Food Systems

  • Two organic community gardens with 70 total plots in a variety of sizes, water on-site and nearby parking.
  • The Refuge Food Forest: The first food forest located in a city park in Illinois at One Normal Plaza consisting of a diverse planting of fruit, nuts, and perennial vegetables. The fruits and nuts produced in the food forest will be free and available for anyone to pick for themselves. Interested in volunteering? Join the Refuge Food Forest Facebook Group.