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.

December 15, 2013

2016-06-30


							 December 15, 2013

Mike gets the latest on the petcoke problem on Chicago's southeast side, discusses how to store nuclear waste with a nuclear energy expert, and talks to a green architect who is working to help erect wind turbines off of Evanston in Lake Michigan.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.42MB - Duration: 1:54:49 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




December 8, 2013

2016-06-30


							 December 8, 2013

Mike helps people to have a very green holiday season with EcoCosumer Tom Watson from King County in Washington State, then talks gardening with author and media personality Melinda Myers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.32MB - Duration: 1:54:32 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




December 1, 2013

2016-06-30


							 December 1, 2013

Mike talks to an Illinois Extension educator about local food and farms, explores the food scrap composting program in Andersonville, and previews a habitat restoration event in the Sauganash neighborhood of Chicago.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.35MB - Duration: 1:54:37 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




November 24, 2013

2016-06-30


							 November 24, 2013

Mike talks to Keith "Fathom" Cross about his song "Home Grown," updates the petcoke situation on Chicago's southeast side, talks to an Illinois couple whose home is being surrounded by frac sand mines, previews a hearing on the new Illinois fracking law

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.41MB - Duration: 1:54:47 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




November 17, 2013

2016-06-30


							 November 17, 2013

Mike recaps a Chicago community meeting against petcoke piles on the Calumet River with Lisa, previews a light show at the Morton Arboretum, talks about sustainability in the Edgewater neighborhood, and explores new ways to promote CSAs.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.36MB - Duration: 1:54:39 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




November 10, 2013

2016-06-30


							 November 10, 2013

Mike talks to LIsa Albrecht about her testimony before the U.S. EPA regarding carbon emissions, is introduced to an invention to protect outdoor lighting connectors, and gets efficiency tips from ComEd's Energy Doctor.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.38MB - Duration: 1:54:42 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




November 3, 2013

2016-06-30


							 November 3, 2013

Mike and Lisa Albrecht re-cap their experiences at the Bioneers Chicago event, Mike encourages people to support The Plant via their Kickstarter campaign, and Christy Webber introduces INUAg and waxes poetic about the horticultural industry.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.32MB - Duration: 1:54:32 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




Petcoke Comes to Chicago

2016-06-30


							 Petcoke Comes to Chicago

Mike talks to three environmentalists about the growing problem of storing petcoke, the by-product of tar sands oil refining, in Chicago and Detroit, and the continueing danger posed by transporting tar sands oil through pipelines.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 14.32MB - Duration: 41:43 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




October 27, 2013

2016-06-30


							 October 27, 2013

Mike talks to the author of a new book about the benefits (including flavor) of growing and cooking heirloom varieties, then talks about the threat to Chicago posed by piles of petcoke along the Calumet River.

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




Albert Bates and the Ecovillage Response to the Crises of Our Planet

2016-06-30


							 Albert Bates and the Ecovillage Response to the Crises of Our Planet

Albert Bates, author, lecturer and permaculturist with the Ecovillage Training Center, talks about how appropriate, sustainable choices are the key to the future of America and the planet.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.06MB - Duration: 23:29 m (48 kbps 44100 Hz)




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