Fall 2017—Workshop #1: Season Kick-off

We had a great start of the Fall season — Andrew Balster, Executive Director of Archeworks (our host organization) joined us and shared their Healthy Food Access Project focused in Altgeld Gardens / Riverdale communities. Altgeld Gardens is a neighborhood in the Riverdale community area (see map below) and one of the most Far South Side communities in Chicago (1:45 min to get there by public transit from the Loop). We are more familiar with Pullman, which most people might be more familiar with. 3,000 people live there. “We proposed a process where we could learn together”—said Balster. The technical group that they assembled meets with neighbors consistently every week on Mondays for three

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