• Growing Home Wood Street farm Chicago, IL. September 12, 2014. Photo by Andrew Collings.

Wood Street Farm

Borrower

Growing Home, Inc.

Community Value

Social Enterprise

Loan Product

Mini-permanent Mortgae

Amount

$250,000

Location

Englewood, Chicago

Narrative

Growing Home aims to provide jobs and training for hard to employ individuals, create more access to food in Chicago and advocate for healthy and sustainably food systems locally and nationally. Since its creation in 2002, Growing Homes has trained and employed over 400 Chicagoans with employment barriers in a socially-responsible and meaningful business.