Tours

Taking a tour of our Community Food Center and Urban Farm in Milwaukee or of Iron Street Farm in Chicago is a great way to learn about Growing Power.

In Milwaukee:
Public tours are offered Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1:00pm and are open to the public. If you plan to attend with a group larger than 10 people, please inquire about a private tour for a separate time.  Groups larger than 30 people may have to be split for space considerations.

PLEASE NOTE — for parties of 9 people or less

If your party is less than 10 people, you may just show up to the farm at 1pm for the tour. Please do not call or email to reserve a spot.

School, church and other groups will need to schedule a tour in order to be accommodated.

A tour of the urban farm in Milwaukee takes approximately 1 ½ hours. During the tour you will see our growing methods at work; including worms eating waste, fish fertilizing plants, and honeybees pollinating the neighborhood. The tour fee is $10.00 per person.

Location: 5500 W. Silver Spring Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53218
Days & Time: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm
Fee: $10.00 per person

There will NOT be tours on the following dates: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

To reserve a spot FOR GROUPS OF 10 or MORE please call 414-527-1546, or email staff@growingpower.org

In Chicago:

Tours are available in Chicago at our South Chicago Farm from June through November. This 14-acre food and fitness park is a collaborative project between Growing Power and the Chicago Park District.

Location: 8900 S. Green Bay Avenue
Days & Time: Saturdays, 10am and 1pm
Fee: $10.00 per person

PLEASE NOTE — for parties of 9 people or less

If your party is less than 10 people, you may just show up to the farm for the tour time. Please do not call or email to reserve a spot.

There will NOT be tours on the following dates: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Please RSVP to chicago@growingpower.orgwith your name, contact phone number, and the size of the group.