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 14, 2010

2016-06-30

Chicago's war on local food, 18th Annual Natural Landscaping Seminar

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 25.85MB - Duration: 1:52:56 m (32 kbps 16000 Hz)




November 29, 2009

2016-06-30

Environmental books for children, drawbacks of nuclear energy and the future of cap-and-trade in America, threat of Asian carp to the Great Lakes.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 25.89MB - Duration: 1:53:06 m (32 kbps 16000 Hz)




November 22, 2009

2016-06-30

Horticultural topics, comedial improvisation.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 45.25MB - Duration: 1:52:59 m (56 kbps 24000 Hz)




November 1, 2009

2016-06-30

Watershed Management, Sierra Club's 50th anniversary, Illinois farmers woes

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 25.7MB - Duration: 1:52:18 m (32 kbps 24000 Hz)




June 26, 2016 - Protecting Monarchs and the Great Lakes

2016-06-26

June 26, 2016 - Protecting Monarchs and the Great Lakes

Mike and Peggy talk about the Garden Clubs of Illinois and their program to help monarch butterflies, then discuss the recent decision to allow Waukesha, Wisconsin to tap into Lake Michigan water.

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June 19, 2016 - Big Crickets; Traveling Soilmobile; At the Fork Chicago Premiere

2016-06-19

		June 19, 2016 - Big Crickets; Traveling Soilmobile; At the Fork Chicago Premiere

Mike talks about insects as a healthy food choice, visits the Soilmobile on its mission to educate folks about organic growing, and talks to the director of the At the Fork documentary film and two farmers about humane animal treatment.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.77MB




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2016-06-13

Podcast Episode

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June 12, 2016 - Victory Farming in Naperville: De-Lighting the Night in Chicago

2016-06-12

							 June 12, 2016 - Victory Farming in Naperville: De-Lighting the Night in Chicago

Mike looks at a suburban farm that helps U.S. veterans re-enter the workforce, gets the latest from the Chicago Farm Report, and talks to astronomers and award-winning high school students about why we should be able to see stars in the Chicago sky.

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Bridging the Gap with Plants and People

2016-06-07

 Bridging the Gap with Plants and People

Mike connects via Skype with a team of designers and growers in Dublin, Ireland to talk about their award-winning display, commemorating the Chicago-Ireland connection, at the 10th Annual Bloom Festival.

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An Interview with Michael and Amelia Howard

2016-06-05

Mike welcomes Michael and Amelia Howard, two south side Chicago environmentalists who helped to transform a dump site into a nature center that serves to teach children and their parents how to create and care for urban eco-systems.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.54MB




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