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 Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

2011-10-24

Mike talks to Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky about Food Day, the Move the Money campaign and Occupy Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.75MB




October 16, 2011

2011-10-16

Mike previews an early Food Day event, learns about gardens along the Magnificent Mile, and discovers that there's a lot he didn't know about how his orange juice is made and marketed.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 32.8MB - Duration: 1:54:39 m (40 kbps 24000 Hz)




October 9, 2011

2011-10-09

Beth Botts fills in for Mike. She talks about the campaign to repair the storm damage Garfield Park Conservatory, reminds Chicagoans of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, just around Lake Michigan, and discusses fall vegetable care.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.88MB




October 2, 2011

2011-10-02

Mike follows up on the effort to save the oldest seed company in America, checks in with a sustainable Illinois farm, previews a first-of-its-kind restoration project in Palatine and explains what "managed competition" will mean for recycling in C

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.36MB




Barbara Melera returns to talk about the fate of D. Landreth Seed Company

2011-10-01

Two and a half months after the D. Landreth Seed Company was told to pay up or go out of business, owner Barbara Melera announces the release of its beautiful 2012 catalog.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.58MB - Duration: 30:49 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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2011-09-26

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September 18, 2011

2011-09-18

Mike previews the 2011 STIHL Tour des Trees in Virginia, talks about National Public Lands Day, and checks out chickens in Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.37MB - Duration: 1:54:41 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




Ten Years Later: A Few Thoughts About September 11

2011-09-11

Mike reflects on the events of September 11, 2001 and the subsequent decade.

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A follow up interview with Barbara Melera of the historic D. Landreth Seed Company

2011-09-11

Barbara Melera reports on her progress to sell one million catalogs in an effort to save the 228 year old heirloom seed company.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.19MB




September 11, 2011

2011-09-11

Mike comments on the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, then talks to the Dog Poo King, previews an autumn day in an Illinois prairie and works to save a 228 year old heirloom seed company.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.37MB - Duration: 1:54:40 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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