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Pledge your support today!

We accept in-kind or monetary donations through Plant Chicago, a 501c3 non-profit organization with a mission to promote closed-loop food production and sustainable economic development through education and research. Donations can be made through the PayPal links below or checks made payable to Plant Chicago, NFP. Click here to learn more about Plant Chicago and its programs.

Pledge Amount Support Link
Monthly Membership Become an ongoing supporting member of Plant Chicago and receive a limited print Plant Chicago T-shirt today, yearly incentives, plus early bird pricing and special access to events at The Plant.

$20.00 Donation Pledges at this level will receive a mention in our newsletter for you or a person of your choosing.

$50.00 Donation Pledges at this level will receive a mention in our newsletter for you or a person of your choosing, plus the choice between a Plant Chicago T-shirt or Plant tote.

$100.00 Donation Pledges at this level will receive a mention in our newsletter for you or a person of your choosing, plus a Plant Chicago T-shirt AND a Plant tote.

$250.00 Donation Pledges at this level will receive a private group tour of The Plant with a member of our staff, a mention in our newsletter for you or a person of your choosing, and a Plant Chicago T-shirt and Plant tote.

$500.00 Donation Pledges at this level will receive a private group tour of The Plant from Founder and Executive Director John Edel, a mention in our newsletter for you or a person of your choosing, and a Plant Chicago T-shirt and Plant tote.

For in-kind donations, we are always looking for items to use for various projects. Our current wish list is as follows:

  • Row-cover material for outdoor growing
  • Greenhouses for season extension
  • Netbooks and Desktop computers
  • LED or induction grow light fixtures
  • Large plastic storage totes (such as Rubbermaid bins)
  • Restaurant-size, commercial grade salad spinner
  • Dehumidifiers and fans
  • Straw bales
  • Compost
  • Topsoil
  • Gardening tools
  • Hardwood sawdust & wood chips
  • Food-grade 5 gallon buckets

However you contribute, Thank you!