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The state of urban agriculture and new environmentalists

May 26, 2013 The state of urban agriculture in Chicago Ten years ago, if you had said that the City of Chicago might someday be known for its farms and farmers, I’m pretty sure that people would have looked at … Continue reading

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Sustainability, flooding, “farm to school” and extinct species

April 28, 2013 What the heck does having a “sustainable” garden mean? Several years ago I saw a landscaper named Tom Lupfer do a talk at a conference sponsored by the Midwest Ecological Landscape Alliance (MELA). It was about how … Continue reading

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Promoting Bioneers and Protecting Starved Rock

October 21, 2012 What are Bioneers and why are they coming to Chicago? Just when you thought you had seen and experienced every kind of green festival and conference that it is possible to present, here comes The Great Lakes … Continue reading

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