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.

Mike at Large, November 20, 2015 - Snow Comes to Chicago

2015-11-20

Mike at Large, November 20, 2015 - Snow Comes to Chicago

Mike's favorite meteorologist, Rick DiMaio, discusses Chicago's very tardy but certainly potent first snow event of the 2015-2016 season.

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November 17, 2015 - When Philosophy and Recycling Collide

2015-11-17

	 November 17, 2015 - When Philosophy and Recycling Collide

Mike talks to Ken Dunn, founder of the Resource Center, about zero waste, urban farming and more in anticipation of their fundraising event. Susan Harris of the blog Garden Rant warns of the dangers of being opinionated on a popular site.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 53.21MB - Duration: 58:07 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




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2015-11-12

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November 1, 2015 - The Possibilities of Proof and Bee Boyz

2015-11-01

		 November 1, 2015 - The Possibilities of Proof and Bee Boyz

Grace and Corbett Lunsford explain how their Proof is Possible tour will take them around the country on a multi-purpose journey. Thad Smith talks to Mike about Westside Bee Boyz while teaching students to harvest honey.

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October 25, 2015 - The Wilds of Chicago

2015-10-25

	 October 25, 2015 - The Wilds of Chicago

Mike visits author and photographer Mike MacDonald to find out about his book My Journey into the Wilds of Chicago, then chats with Mac Austin about her adventures volunteering with organic farms via WWOOF.

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October 18, 2015 - Dangerous Coal-Tar-Sealants and Mission Accomplished for Green on McLean

2015-10-18

	 October 18, 2015 - Dangerous Coal-Tar-Sealants and Mission Accomplished for Green on McLean

Mike talks to a US Geological Survey scientist about the dangers of coal-tar-sealants, celebrates the end of his neighborhood community garden and visits with the Green Divas

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.27MB - Duration: 57:05 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




October 11, 2015 - It's the Record-Setting Pumpkin, Gene McMullen!

2015-10-11

October 11, 2015 - It's the Record-Setting Pumpkin, Gene McMullen!

Mike talks to Gene McMullen, who this year grew the heaviest pumpkin ever recorded in North America. Then Mike talks about an award-winning Chicago program to help feed the hungry and the organization that made the presentation.

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September 27, 2015 - Girl Waits with Gun, Golf Course Waits for Compost

2015-09-27

September 27, 2015 - Girl Waits with Gun, Golf Course Waits for Compost

Kathleen interviews bestselling author Amy Stewart about her new novel, Girl Waits with Gun, and Mike heads up to North Shore Country Club, where superintendent Dan Dinelli talks about environmental friendly techniques for golf courses.

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September 21, 2015 - Farm Aid 30

2015-09-21

September 21, 2015 - Farm Aid 30

Mike and Green Diva Lynn head to the Farm Aid 30 concert in Chicago, where they talk to people behind and in front of the scene, and get comments from people like John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Neil Young.

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September 13, 2015 - Birds, Wind Farms, Winter Veggies and Stinky Flowers Redux

2015-09-13

		 September 13, 2015 - Birds, Wind Farms, Winter Veggies and Stinky Flowers Redux

Mike looks at the fight over a wind farm on a historic Canadian island, gets some tips on growing winter vegetables, and follows up on Spike, the Titum Arum at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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