Archive for the ‘compost’ Category

Good Food Festival and Conference: March 13-15

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2014 Urban Livestock Expo: Saturday February 22, 10AM-1PM

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Food Growing Summit 2014

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2014 One Earth Film Festival is Coming Soon!

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Learn to Grow Your Own Mushrooms

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Chicago Grows Green

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Grow Climate-Friendly Lawns and Gardens

Want to Buy a Compost Bin in Chicago?

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Are you interested in buying an Earth Machine Compost Bin? The price is $65. each, which includes shipping and tax. 

Backyard Composting

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Not that long ago, I would never have considered having a compost bin in my backyard.

Interview: Cristen Lain at Lane Tech High School Aquaponics Program

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Chicago has now become the home to several aquaponics facilities, including a teaching lab established at Lane Tech High School on Chicago’s northside.  We recently asked Cristen Lain, the Academic Center & STEM Coordinator at Lane Tech, to tell us about Lane’s Tech’s aquaponics lab, and their remarkable, highly innovative program.

Interview: Farmed Here

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 Farmed Here is located in Chicago, and practices sustainable indoor farming.  Their produce is marketed directly to grocery retailers, organic and specialty stores and restaurants – some of the retail stores that sell their produce include Whole Foods and Mariano’s.   Jolanta Hardej founded the company and is currently its CEO.   She has graciously agreed to answer our questions about […]

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