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.

August 13, 2017 – Cultivating Resilience

2017-08-18

Peggy Malecki and Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden co-host the show. They talk to Michelle Hickey of The Resiliency Institute about permaculture, then get summer growing advice from plant care specialist Chris Beiser.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.22MB - Duration: 1:45:20 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 12, 2017 – Moms Fight to Breathe Free

2017-08-18

Peggy Malecki fills in for Mike and welcomes back Kelly Nichols from Moms Clean Air Force to discuss the connection between clean energy and clean air. Rick DiMaio returns to talk about 2016–another year that goes into the record books for extreme heat.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.5MB - Duration: 51:20 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 6, 2017 – Breeding Success

2017-08-10

Mary Hennen and Peggy Macnamara on their new book, The Peregrine Returns; Laura Calvert is new executive director of Advocates for Urban Agriculture; Dr. Harry Klee on his quest to breed the perfect commercial tomato; Jonathan Kruger previews Veggie Fest.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 47.48MB - Duration: 1:43:43 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




August 5, 2017 – Plastic Behavior

2017-08-10

Jordan Park of Bring Your Bag Chicago returns to the show to talk about the success of the 7 cent fee on single-use plastic bags in Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.42MB - Duration: 51:09 m (64 kbps 44100 Hz)




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