"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Farm to Table
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-30-2017, 05:33 PM   #1
Master Chef
caseydog's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Dallas
Posts: 5,618
Yellow Tractor Project

I just wanted to take a minute to plug an organization run by one of my high school classmates, and former neighbor in high school.

The organization is called The Yellow Tractor Project, and it promotes neighborhood urban gardens, and cooking fresh foods in the Chicago area.

My friend, Wendy, was motivated to start this organization after losing her mother and younger sister to cancer. Her little sister was kind of a little sister to me, too. She traveled with us on a two month tour of Europe. She was the youngest person on the trip, and all of us guys were like her personal Secret Service detail.

Anyway, please click the link below, and check out what they are doing.

The YELLOW TRACTOR PROJECT - The Yellow Tractor Project



“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.” Winnie-the-Pooh
caseydog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2017, 05:49 PM   #2
Executive Chef
Just Cooking's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Springfield, MO
Posts: 3,449
Thumbs up


Disclaimer: My experiences may not be as someone else might think correct.. Life goes on..
Just Cooking is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2017, 06:36 PM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
Cooking Goddess's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Body in MA ~ Heart in OH
Posts: 13,257
Very nice, CD. Those are good people, lots of good people. Nice to see that going on in Chicago. Urban farming is finally starting to take off all over the country, which is a good thing. A few tidbits for others, in case you all are interested:

The Secret Life of Beekeepers: Who is this guy anyway?

One of his apiary locations is just up the street from where Goober lives.

Median strip gardens in south-central LA? Yup, thanks to this guy: Ron Finley's Guerilla Gardens

Then there is the garden in Cleveland, just across the parking lot from West Side Market. We've never been able to time our trips to WSM so that we could buy from Ohio City Farm before they close for the day.
“You shouldn’t wait to be senile before you become eccentric.”— Helene Truter

"Remember, all that matters in the end is getting the meal on the table." ~ Julia Child
Cooking Goddess is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2017, 07:42 PM   #4
Executive Chef
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 4,777
Good on your friend Wendy, CD!
Please pass along kudos for us will ya?
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:45 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.