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.

Bringing Stars Back to the Chicago Night Sky

2014-03-23

							 Bringing Stars Back to the Chicago Night Sky

Mike and a trio of experts talk about how inefficient and careless use of lights have removed the stars in the night sky from the lives of most Americans, and how that might cause serious physical problems.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.06MB




March 23, 2014

2014-03-23

March 23, 2014

Mike talks to butterfly expert Doug Taron about the health of Midwest populations, then talks to a trio of experts about how light pollution can cause health problems, and how even urban areas can redicover the stars in the sky.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.24MB




How Miriam Goldberger is Taming Wildflowers

2014-03-16

	How Miriam Goldberger is Taming Wildflowers

Miriam Goldberger talks about her new book, Taming Wildflowers, based on knowledge gained from decades of work at Wildflower Farm in Ontario, Canada.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 9.93MB




March 16, 2014

2014-03-16

			 March 16, 2014

Mike interviews Miriam Goldberger about her new book on Wildflowers, and talks about teaching people at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show about planting natives.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.41MB - Duration: 1:54:47 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




Spotlight on Ancient and Heirloom Grains

2014-03-10

	 Spotlight on Ancient and Heirloom Grains

Mike talks to two experts who will be part of three workshops about how to develop, grow and utilize ancient and heirloom grains at the 10th Good Food Festival in Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.27MB - Duration: 15:35 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




March 9, 2014

2014-03-09

March 9, 2014

While Mike is out of town, his Team explains Kickstarter campaigns and how to support his first book, Attack of the Killer Asparagus. Then, they talk about the Good Food Festival and Go Green Wilmette.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.36MB




Jim Slama and Paul Saginaw Talk Good Food

2014-03-09

	Jim Slama and Paul Saginaw Talk Good Food

Jim Slama, president and founder of FamilyFarmed.org, and Paul Saginaw of Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor, talk about the new model of producing good, healthy local food for the public.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.92MB




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2014-03-04

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Organic Gardening and Growing Mushrooms

2014-03-02

			 Organic Gardening and Growing Mushrooms

At a live broadcast from Kolateks Bakery and Deli in Chicago, Mike talks to experts about how to grow mushrooms at home and how to garden organically.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 12.04MB - Duration: 35:05 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




Asian Carp and Your Government at Work

2014-02-26

	Asian Carp and Your Government at Work

Mike talks to a couple of experts about the study by the US Army Corps of Engineers about how invasive species can be kept from invading the Great Lakes and Mississippi watersheds.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.54MB - Duration: 30:42 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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