Learn how to grow your own fruits and vegetables and enjoy a free lunch, too!

Learn how to grow your own fruits and vegetables and enjoy a free lunch, too!
February 10, 2009

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Community residents can learn how to grow their own fruits and vegetables from Rory Klick, chairperson of the College of Lake County’s Horticulture Department, and enjoy a complimentary lunch during Benedictine University’s “Lunch with Landscapers” from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. Klick has an extensive background in horticulture, landscape architecture and biology, and during her 25-year professional career has worked in the nursery, design/build, public planning, environmental and education fields. For the past 10 years, Klick has specialized in school and community gardens. She has helped to develop more than 150 sites in the Chicago area. Klick serves on the American Community Gardening Association board of directors, and currently consults on a variety of greening, community development and food security projects in the Chicago and southeastern Wisconsin regions. The free event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Services at Benedictine University. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Liz Hill at ehill@ben.edu or by calling (630) 829-6004.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.