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.

December 1, 2013

2013-12-01

	December 1, 2013

Mike talks to an Illinois Extension educator about local food and farms, explores the food scrap composting program in Andersonville, and previews a habitat restoration event in the Sauganash neighborhood of Chicago.

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November 24, 2013

2013-11-24

	November 24, 2013

Mike talks to Keith "Fathom" Cross about his song "Home Grown," updates the petcoke situation on Chicago's southeast side, talks to an Illinois couple whose home is being surrounded by frac sand mines, previews a hearing on the new Illinois fracking law

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November 17, 2013

2013-11-17

		 November 17, 2013

Mike recaps a Chicago community meeting against petcoke piles on the Calumet River with Lisa, previews a light show at the Morton Arboretum, talks about sustainability in the Edgewater neighborhood, and explores new ways to promote CSAs.

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November 13, 2011

2013-11-13

Mike talks about how to prepare your garden beds for winter, promotes America Recycles Day, and previews the WCPT Holiday Harvest food drive by talking about canned and preserved foods.

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A conversation with singer-songwriter Susan Werner

2013-11-10

	A conversation with singer-songwriter Susan Werner

Mike welcomes Chicago singer-songwriter Susan Werner to the studio on the verge of a national tour to launch her new CD, Hayseed.

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November 10, 2013

2013-11-10

	 November 10, 2013

Mike talks to LIsa Albrecht about her testimony before the U.S. EPA regarding carbon emissions, is introduced to an invention to protect outdoor lighting connectors, and gets efficiency tips from ComEd's Energy Doctor.

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November 3, 2013

2013-11-03

	 November 3, 2013

Mike and Lisa Albrecht re-cap their experiences at the Bioneers Chicago event, Mike encourages people to support The Plant via their Kickstarter campaign, and Christy Webber introduces INUAg and waxes poetic about the horticultural industry.

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2013-10-28

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October 23, 2011

2013-10-23

Mike discusses a new report about climate change with meteorologist Rick DiMaio, talks to Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky about Food Day, welcomes some of the people behind Inspiration Kitchens to the studio and chats with commuter farmer Kim Marsin.

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2013-10-21

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