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.

A Conversation with Beth Terry, Author of Plastic Free, How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

2012-07-29

A Conversation with Beth Terry, Author of Plastic Free, How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

Beth Terry talks about her personal journey towards a plastics free life and explains how others can reduce the use of plastics in their own lives.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.46MB




July 29, 2012

2012-07-29

	 July 29, 2012

Mike talks about riding a zip line, how the City of Chicago is waging war on the trees on his block,then talks about ridding the world of plastic, and previews the Monday protest of fracking in Illinois.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.46MB




Start a Community Food Garden...with LaManda Joy

2012-07-24

	Start a Community Food Garden...with LaManda Joy

Mike and LaManda Joy, a founder of The Peterson Garden Project in Chicago, chat about her new book, Start a Community Food Garden, as well as the continuing success of the PGP.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 38MB




July 22, 2012

2012-07-22

	July 22, 2012

Mike talks about non-threatening sustainable interior design, then chats with an author and naturalist about prairies and Project Passenger Pigeon.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.48MB




July 15, 2012

2012-07-15

		 July 15, 2012

Mike welcomes former Chicago Gardener of the Year Laury Lewis, who talks about the upcoming Sheffield Garden Walk and Festival and helps Mike answer gardening questions.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.56MB - Duration: 1:55:13 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




July 8, 2012

2012-07-08

							 July 8, 2012

Mike talks to an expert about how to keep your plants alive during a heat wave, then looks at why Illinois lags behind other states in solar energy development.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 29.5MB




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2012-07-01

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June 24, 2012

2012-06-24

	 June 24, 2012

Broadcasting from the Center on Halsted before the 2012 Chicago Pride Parade, Mike discusses water reclamation issues with MWRD Commissioner Debra Shore, then examines the progress of the 2012 Farm Bill now making its way through Congress.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.32MB




Conversation with local food advocate Debbie Hillman about the launch of the Illinois Food Survey

2012-06-18

Conversation with local food advocate Debbie Hillman about the launch of the Illinois Food Survey

Local food advocate Debbie Hillman talks about her effort to inject food policy into the political dialogue in an election year.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.61MB




June 10, 2012

2012-06-10

		 June 10, 2012

Mike talks about a Kickstarter campaign that will bring together people who grow food with people who want it, then talks to the assistant principal of a Chicago High School that is trying to eliminate an urban food desert.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 38.79MB - Duration: 1:52:58 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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