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Resource Guide


Blackstone Bicycle Works

Steve TV, 2018: Using Bicycles to Change Kids’ Lives
Streetsblog, 2018: Design Museum of Chicago Exhibit Looks at the Cultural History of Local Cycling
South Side Weekly, 2018: Say Beautiful: Blackstone Bicycle Works cultivate youth artists
Bittersweet Monthly, 2018: The Mechanics of Life, Work and Bicycles
South Side Weekly, 2018: Art for Everybody: Blackstone Bicycle Works’ second annual art show
Sophisticated Living Chicago, 2018: Cultural Evolution
Streetsblog, 2018: How Blackstone Bicycle Works Opens Doors for Black Youth
Chicago Reader, 2018: How Woodlawn kids are learning to fix bikes—and become leaders 
Morning Dose, 2017: Blackstone Bicycle Works
ABC7, 2017: Chicago bike shop also offers youth educational programs
Bicycle Magazine, 2016: These Young Mechanics Are the Next Generation of Bike Repair
The Core, 2015: I Want to Ride My Bicycle
The Chicago Citizen, 2014: Experimental Station’s Bike Shop Reaches Youth on Multiple Levels

61st Street Farmers Market

South Side Weekly, 2018: Runnin’ Hot: The Bishop family’s fruity hot sauce line
Urban Matter, 2018: 11 of the Best Farmers Markets in Chicago
Wholesome Wave, 2016: Miracle on 61st Street: This Chicago Market brings Produce to the People
South Side Weekly, 2015: Milk and Honey in the Desert: Can farmers markets fix Chicago’s food equity problem?
Chicagoist, 2012: Know Your Farmers Market: 61st Street Farmers Market
Chicago Tribune, 2012: Woodlawn’s Experimental Station market succeeds

Link Up Illinois

The Southern, 2018: Once only at the farmers market, Link Up is now offered at The Co-op
Daily Chronicle, 2018: DeKalb County's farmers market season arrives
WGLT, 2018: Green Top Tries To Reach Lower-Income Customers, 2015: LINK cardholders get double value at Farmers Market

Arts and Culture

South Side Weekly, 2018: Concerning the Environment
Hyde Park Herald, 2018: Police torture survivor discusses his new book ‘My Midnight Years’ at Experimental Station
Hyde Park Herald, 2018: Experimental Station incubating resident’s theater piece, art nonprofit
Chicago Sun-Times, 2018: World’s Fair 2018 asks Chicagoans to create a new vision for a utopian city
Hyde Park Herald, 2017: Experimental Station hosts OPC community meeting