June 18, 2017 – Better Living Through Hops and Rails

Robert Denwood explains his motivation for starting the Elgin Hops Project, Mike and Peggy preview their broadcast on June 24 from the Midwest Pond & Koi Society 25th Annual Koi Show and Trade Show, and members of the Coalition for a Modern METRA Electric advocate for better service to Chicago’s south side.

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June 17, 2017 – The Obama Library: Baby Steps for Transparency

Juanita Irizarry, Executive Director of Friends of the Parks (FOTP) returns to talk about scheduled meetings that are designed to provide input from the community regarding the proposed Obama Library and other changes to south side parks.

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June 11, 2017 – Climate Backup

Diane Blazek, Executive Director of the National Garden Bureau, talks about their featured plants for 2017; Josh Mogerman of the NRDC reports on environmental issues; and Breanne Heath from The Pie Patch explains the “barn raising” that will be happening at her organic farm in the Back-of-the-Yards neighborhood.

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