Brewing potent kombucha, or fermented tea, with a great taste and mouthwatering bite.
Bike-a-Bee is an urban farming initiative started by one woman, Jana Kinsman. Jana manages and installs hives all over Chicago in urban farms and gardens to serve as educational tools and public examples of the magic of pollinators. They do all their work via bike and have hives on the roof of The Plant.
Fruiting Mushrooms, LLC is a Chicago-based urban family farm providing local markets with a variety of sustainable, organic & delicious mushrooms. Stop by our farm at The Plant today to see firsthand how we are revolutionizing urban-farming!
- Representing more than 45 family and co-op producers, The Great American Cheese Collection is the single largest and finest source for America’s specialty cheeses. It is our mission to bring together excellent quality, delicious tasting, small production cheeses from around the USA. Through this single source we make them more available to chefs in restaurants and food service and to the public via retail stores and farmers markets.
New Magnolia Garden Center specializes in heirloom vegetable plants and teaching urban farmers how to grow sustainable food while using city plots to their full potential.
Nick Greens is a hydroponic farm dedicated to producing the healthiest and most delicious microgreens in Chicagoland. Nick started his project as a Plant volunteer and has since then sprouted into a full-time business. You can find his microgreens at Plant Chicago’s Monthly Market at The Plant.
Patchwork Farms is a partnership of two friends, Katie Williams and Molly Medhurst, who share a passion for serving their community by growing and selling delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables.
Plant Chicago is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to developing circular economies of food production, energy conservation and material re-use; while empowering people of all backgrounds to make their cities healthier and more efficient.
Pleasant House Bakery is a new bakery/cafe located in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. Stop by and taste one of our delicious, savory handmade Royal Pies!
Pleasant Farms is a small, family owned farm located in Chicago. Grown using progressive farming practices, our produce is found in the food and retail products sold at Pleasant House Bakery, and at area farmers markets.
SkyyGreens is a Chicago based indoor produce company employing best of breed aquaponic systems to provide local, organic produce to large metropolitan areas.
The Salty Prawn is focused on raising local, sustainable, saltwater prawns for the city of Chicago. The prawns are raised in a sustainable, near-zero exchange, bio-floc saltwater system in the basement of The Plant.
The Urban Canopy’s vision is to show how the urban agriculture movement can help to create a more sustainable and equitable food system.
At Rumi Spice we strive to provide high-quality, sustainably farmed saffron to US consumers by sourcing directly from rural Afghan farmers in an economic partnership. We reinvest our profits to build the agricultural and manufacturing infrastructure necessary to lay a foundation for peace and prosperity in Afghanistan.