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 located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.