February 18, 2018 – Being Christy

The inimitable Christy Webber returns to talk horticulture, business and the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. Adam Federman from The Nation Magazine returns to report on the latest threats to what we thought were protected U.S. natural lands.

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February 11, 2018 – Healing Agriculture, Healing Earth

Dr. John Ikerd, former chicken raiser Craig Watts, and activist/farmer Karen Hudson preview the annual meeting of Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water and the many issues surrounding industrial agriculture. Dr. Michael Schuck and Dr. Nancy Tuchman from Loyola University Chicago explain their open source online textbook called Healing Earth.

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February 4, 2018 – Saving the Monarch, Round 2: Pessimists v. Optimists

Kylee Baumlee, author of The Monarch: Saving Our Most-Loved Butterfly, visits the WCGO studios, along with Carol Niec and Kerrie Rosenthal from The Seed Keeper Company. On a snowy day, Pat Skach fills in for meteorologist Rick DiMaio.

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