Be a Permie Hero

Join the Permie Heroes

working to grow food security in the Chicago suburbs

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They are ready to transform thousands of acres of lawn and underutilized land into edible forest gardens filled with organic, nourishing fruits, nuts, vegetables, grains, and herbs. 



With over 300,000 food insecure people and a local food pantry experiencing a 780% increase in need since 2008 the time has come to grow a local food system where everyone has access to healthy, organic, nutrient dense food.

Watch our Indiegogo video and learn how you can help the Permie Heroes build a demonstration edible forest garden to inspire property owners to replace their lawns with perennial food systems at their homes, schools, churches, businesses, and communities.