Help DCCG Earn a Grant!

If you take just 90 seconds you can help DCCG earn a grant from Applegate! Just follow the link. View a 90 second video about DCCG that is posted under the name Mattie Pace. Then vote for DCCG. Please consider sharing with friends and family, help spread the word. You can also vote from your […]

Give A Gift that Keeps on Giving


Give the gift of nutrition, of freshness, and of hope this holiday season. If you would like to give someone a Garden of Hope, that will provide hundreds of pounds of fresh vegetables for years to come, or if you would like to give someone a Box of Hope Vegetables for the 2015 growing season. […]

DeKalb County Community Gardens Receives $2,000 Donation


In keeping with their efforts to give back and show appreciation for the support they receive from their local community, DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Cadillac GMC conducted a second round of their Facebook charity donation contest in the month of October. DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet was once again overwhelmed and inspired by the level of community support […]

Vote Everyday for the DCCG to win $5000 Grant!


The DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) has an opportunity to earn a $5,000 grant for the Garden Paths of Hope program. Garden Paths of Hope program provides employment, training to homeless and individuals with disabilities. They started out about 10 days behind other organizations from across the country trying for one of three $5,000 grants. […]

Community Orchard Tree Planting Day September 13th

Tree Planting Day on Saturday September 13th DCCG is seeking volunteers to help with planting fruit and nut trees, as well as raspberry bushes, and other perennials. The planting day is scheduled for Saturday September 13th, 9am to noon. The event is open to all. The planting will take place on the DeKalb County Government Outreach Campus […]

DCCG Peak Harvest Continues and More!

DeKalb County Community Gardens is at the height of its harvest season. The DCCG gardens located in over 40 sites around the DeKalb County are producing in excess of 1,000 pounds of produce each week. Hundreds of individuals and families who would not otherwise be able to access fresh healthy produce are now having that […]

DCCG Local Flavors Harvest Dinner at Tapa La Luna


DeKalb County Community Gardens will hold its annual Local Flavors Harvest Dinner on Sunday September 28th 6pm to 8pm at Tapa La Luna, 226 East Lincoln Highway in DeKalb. This is a unique fundraiser, where Chef Chad, of Tapa La Luna, creates an original delicious four course meal using ingredients grown in DeKalb County, or […]

News from the Gardens


    Weekly Update August 25, 2014 DCCG Says Way to Go!  Buy Tickets Now for the Harvest Dinner at Tapa La Luna Tree Planting Set for Annie Glidden Community Orchard and Old State Food Forest! Harvest News! Closing Thoughts/ A View from the Gardens DCCG Says Way to Go!  Thank you Ali Anderson and […]

Check out the latest from the DCCG


  Weekly Update August 18, 2014 DCCG Says Thank You!  Buy Tickets Now for the Harvest Dinner at Tapa La Luna Thrive Neighborhood Farmers’ Market Saturday DCCG Represented at the Illinois Renewable Energy Fair Closing Thoughts/ A View from the Gardens Buy Your Tickets! Tapa La Luna Harvest Dinner September 28 Tickets are now available […]


Timeline PhotosSEED SAVING ALERT! Now is the time to think about saving seeds from your garden. It requires a little planning but it’s easy to do. Not only will you save a bit of money, but varieties you grow become better adapted and suited for your climate. Seed freedom is food freedom. Let’s take back […]

DCCG Update


  Text or call Dan Kenney with questions or to offer help in the gardens. (815) 793-0950 DeKalb County Community Gardens Weekly Update August 10, 2014 Way to Go Plank Road Gardens! Thank You Peter Schram and Others for Bee Habitat Construction Mark Your Calendars! DCCG Will Be Represented at 50 Men Who Cook Saturday 8/16 […]

DCCG Weekly Update


  Dan Kenney is talking about how and when to harvest the crops that were planted at University Village with several children from Camp Power.  DeKalb County Community Gardens Weekly Update  August 3, 2014 Way to Go Lincoln Elementary! Welcome New Partner: Lutheran Social Services Thank You! Illinois Community Credit Union Volunteers? Yes Please! Jo […]

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