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Roots to Rooftop Tour

June 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Roots to Rooftop is back! Here’s your chance to tour 5 gardens in Springfield, IL! The following gardens will be open to the public with presentations given at each site.

Click HERE for a link to a map of the garden locations.

UIS Campus Community Garden
5255 Shepherd Road
Open 9am-12pm, presentations given at 9am & 10am
Parking available in the lot next to Strawbridge-Shepherd house.

The Spartan Garden at Southeast High School
2350 East Ash St.
Open 9am-12pm, presentations given at 10am & 11am
Parking available in the Southeast High School parking lot.

Garden at The Club
300 South 15th Street
Open 11am-2:30pm, presentations given at 11am & 12pm
Parking available in the Boys & Girls Club parking lot.

Butler Elementary School Community Garden
1700 S MacArthur
Open 11am-2:30pm, presentations given at 12pm & 1pm
Parking spaces available along Dial and West Laurel.

Maldaner’s Rooftop Garden
222 South 6th Street
Open 11am-2:30pm, presentations given at 1pm & 2pm
Parking available downtown Springfield and free on weekends.

Thank you to this year’s Roots to Rooftop Sponsors!
Springfield Civic Garden Club
Slow Food Springfield
Grow Springfield
Illinois Stewardship Alliance
U of I Extension Office, Springfield

Thank you to artist Tom Handy for providing beautiful artwork for the event poster!

Questions? Please contact Alana Reynolds, [email protected] or 217-528-1563

Interested in learning more about the gardens?  CLICK HERE


June 24, 2018
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:


Slow Food Springfield
View Organizer Website