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Danielle Nierenberg will speak at Chicago Botanic Garden on World Environment Day

Posted by on May 26, 2015 in Seedlings | 0 comments

Danielle Nierenberg, president of Food Tank and an expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues, will give the keynote address, “The Food Scorecard: Local and Global,” during World Environment Day at the...

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Have a little faith: Start a garden

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Hot Topics, Seedlings | 1 comment

Growing the food that you eat is elemental. I’m not saying it’s elementary. It’s not. It takes a lot of elements coming together to get it right. Soil. Air. Water. Those elements. Seeds. Insects. The right...

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Oak Park Area Edible Gardening Cooperative launches, invites members

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Hot Topics, Seedlings | 0 comments

Three Oak Park residents are launching the Oak Park Area Edible Gardening...

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Native landscaping conference coming to Dominican Univ. May 17

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Chicago, Hot Topics | 0 comments

Get ready, all you native plant and garden enthusiasts, your dreams are coming...

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Of renewals, seed swaps and mapping urban gardens in Chicago

Posted by on Mar 28, 2015 in Chicago, Hot Topics | 0 comments

It’s been a while since my last blog post. OK, yes I know. A long while. But...

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Loyola to host Urban Food Symposium

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Chicago, Hot Topics | 0 comments

Food. It’s a topic that keeps expanding. And Loyola University Chicago will...

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