organic rooftop farm

uncommon ground

1401 West Devon Avenue Chicago, IL  60660  773-465-9801
Farm Director:  Allison Glovak -

Consulting Farm Manager: Jen Rosenthal -

Uncommon Ground is host to the nation's first certified organic rooftop farm.  Each year we grow a diversity of annual vegetables and herbs.  Everything we grow on the roof ends up on the menu!  For more inform
ation, check out our rooftop farm report and resources pages. 

NEWS: (updated 3/5/15)

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the 2015 ROOFTOP FARM INTERNSHIP PROGRAM!  Come intern at the nation's 1st certified organic rooftop farm, atop the Greenest Restaurant in Chicago!  Full internship description and online application HERE.

Saturday tours of America's first certified organic rooftop farm will return for the 2015 season beginning May 2nd!

Tours are given every Saturday @ 11am (weather permitting) through September 26, 2015.  Tours cost $10/adult, $7/student with ID, and $5/senior citizens and last between 30 and 45 minutes. Tour guests will also receive 10% off their brunch/lunch (to be redeemed same day). Call 773-465-9801 to make your reservation now! 

School and organizational group tours are offered by appointment only.  Please contact Farm Director Allison Glovak at for arrangements. 


Like to see how we built the roof top farm? 
Check out our RESOURCE PAGE