Post 771 GHV Freedom Farming

Soil Seed Sow Service

American Legion Post 771 will be working with Growing Health Veterans to build two 20’x90′ “hoop-houses” shaped greenhouses on vacant land owned by the Post just south of their baseball fields on Milwaukee Avenue in Gurnee, Illinois.

The United Relief Foundation shall have a supportive role in Growing Health Veterans “hoop-house” Freedom Farming and we are planning to complement their efforts with several Independence Garden Boxes projects at the location.

American Legion 771

Please visit Growing Healthy Veterans website for details.

1/3 of produce donated to Veteran organizations

1/3 of produce donated to local food pantries

1/3 of produce sold to dining & food providers


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Begins March 24th

Progress photos will be posted
American Legion Post 711

Boots on the Ground

Saturdays 11am to 2pm

United Relief Foundation volunteers
• Must be at least 18 years old
• Gather at location
• Sign-up required
Please use Send a message form

United Relief Foundation provides
• Standing Tall volunteer shirts
• Work Gloves
• Water and snacks
BYO food and non-alcoholic beverages allowed

749 Milwaukee Ave

Gurnee, Illinois

American Legion Post 771
(847) 244-9282
Southside of baseball fields
Along North Riverside Drive

Growing Healthy Veterans

Growing Healthy Veterans, Inc. is a non-profit veterans support organization whose mission is to engage veterans in sustainable agricultural practices in order to enhance their physical and mental health, and their overall wellness, while exposing them to opportunities for employment.

American Legion Post 771

Gurnee American Legion Post 771 was established in 1935 to serve veterans and the community. Made of service veterans, the American Legion is built upon the four pillar of service:
Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation
National Security
Children & Youth