gardening, the environment, green living and a lot of humor

Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.

February 18, 2017 – Will Chicago Divest from Fossil Fuels?


Alderman John Arena from Chicago's 45th Ward and Chicago 350 founder Melissa Brice talk to Mike and Peggy about the debate in the Chicago City Council about divesting from fossil fuel companies.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.89MB - Duration: 52:11 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

February 11, 2017 – The Beauty and “Chicugly” of Nature


February is the month for indoor environmental events and Mike and Peggy cover two of them--the Bioneers Speaker Series at McHenry County College and the biannual Wild Things Conference at the UIC Forum in Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 24.57MB - Duration: 53:41 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

February 4, 2017 – On the Front Lines of the Factory Farm Fight


Mike and Peggy break the story about how a factory farm in Fulton County, Illinois reapplied for a permit just days after withdrawing it. Illinois farmers and activists Karen Hudson and Craig Porter call in from from central Illinois.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.87MB - Duration: 52:09 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

January 28, 2017 - Melinda Myers Is in the Yard


Mike and Peggy talk winter tasks, including pruning, with nationally recognized gardening expert Mellinda Myers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.11MB - Duration: 46:07 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)

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