Champaign County Grows Green Weekend

October 17th to 19th

More info? See the event on Facebook or contact MGG’s Ryan Anderson at

CCGG Weekend Events Include

Thursday October 17th

Compost Topdressing Lunch and Learn: Experience the steps and benefits of using compost to fertilize your lawn. During this CCNet brownbag, the City of Urbana demos compost topdressing on their organic south lawn of the Urbana City Building, Noon – 1pm. RSVP at

Natural Lawn Care (NLC) Green Drinks: Network and learn how to implement NLC and compost topdressing at a large scale with representatives of Midwest Grows Green, the Landscape Recycling Center in Urbana, the Urbana Park District and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. Located at Broadway Food Hall in Urbana, 5:30 – 7:30pm. RSVP at

Saturday October 19th

Urbana’s Market at the Square: Visit Midwest Grows Green’s Ryan Anderson, ask questions about natural lawn care and take the pledge at Urbana’s Farmer’s Market.

Partners include

City of Urbana, Urbana Park District, Landscape Recycling Center, Faith in Place, Illinois Green Business Association, Champaign County Sustainability Network

This week made possible thanks to:

Lumpkin Family Foundation