September 17, 2017 – Wildcrafting, Tracking Monarchs

Lisa M. Rose talks about her book Midwest Medicinal Plants and how you can forage for those plants in your own yard. A group called Mighty House announces an effort to reduce nutrient pollutants by targeting big meat producers. Doug Taron from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum reports on Midwest monarch populations as they begin their migration to Mexico.

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August 6, 2017 – Breeding Success

Mary Hennen and Peggy Macnamara talk about their new book, The Peregrine Returns; Laura Calvert talks about the challenges of being the new executive director of Advocates for Urban Agriculture; Dr. Harry Klee reports on his continuing quest to breed the perfect commercial tomato; Jonathan Kruger previews the 12th Annual Veggie Fest Chicago.

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