Monthly Archives: September 2011

Protecting trees, public lands and urban chickens

September 18, 2011 The 2011 STIHL Tour des Trees October 2!…but not in Chicago Remember last year when we did the big broadcast from the Great Lawn at Millennium Park as the kickoff of the STIHL Tour des Trees and … Continue reading

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Cleaning parks, protecting prairie and saving a seed company

September 11, 2011 The Poo Free ParksĀ® empire expands in Chicagoland This might be the most important statistic you learn today: The American Pet association estimates that this country’s seventy-one million pet dogs produce over 4.4 billion pounds of waste … Continue reading

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Saving a shared kitchen, an heirloom seed company and a spectacular lakeshore ecosystem

September 4 , 2011 Logan Square Kitchen update Last week I talked about the hoops of fire that Zina Murray, who is literally chief cook and bottle washer at the Logan Square Kitchen has been jumping through to keep her … Continue reading

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