Celebrate Earth Day at Chalet with our first ever "Earth Expo" on the 52nd anniversary of the very first Earth Day celebrated in 1970. We will have a weekend packed with fun activities and activations to honor our Earth.
Earth Expo Events
We will kick off the weekend on Thursday evening with a book signing event with the Manscapers for their latest book, Take it Outside: A Guide to Designing Beautiful Spaces Just Beyond Your Door. Registration required. More info and sign up.
Our famous Chalet Farm Truck Sale will be on site + online from Friday through Sunday. Featuring the freshest picks from our local farm at great prices.
A portion of the proceeds of our Chalet Farm grown pollinators will go to CCGA, Chicago Community Gardeners Association, in honor of Earth Day to help them ensure the sustainability and vibrancy of Chicago’s gardens.
You can even tune in remotely for our special Earth Day webinar, on Friday from 12 - 1pm, on The Best of: Pollinators.
On Saturday 4/23 in the garden, learn all about composting, the natural process of recycling organic matter into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Our compost demo will go over how to's, tips and tricks and success products to get you started or improve your current practice. Two demos: 11am and 1pm.
The Balance Project, a local nonprofit that connects individuals to mental health resources, education and eliminated financial barriers to resources for those in need, will be here on Saturday from 2-3:30pm. Join us for a hands-on craft and learn about our upcoming Garden Walk this June!
Green Thumbs, join us Sunday 4/24 for a product demo with Horticulturist, Jennifer Brennan, to learn all about Earth Friendly Natural products, how effective they are and how to identify them. Two demos: 11am and 1pm.
Also on Sunday, Orphans of the Storm will be in the pet living department for a pet adoption event. You can also learn all about sustainable pet products! Your fur baby can even sample some sustainable treats and food.