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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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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: 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 […]

What is ‘Chicago Farm and Table’?

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Our mission is to serve as an objective directory and information base… an all-in-one source for Chicagoans seeking information on any or all of the following topics : locally grown, organic, sustainably grown, grass-fed, free-range, urban agriculture, community supported agriculture, farmer’s markets, and local restaurants, bakeries and other dining establishments that support any or all of the above.  We have  information […]

Vermicomposting

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First, I want to tell you that I really enjoyed learning about vermicomposting from my new friend Momone.  If you don’t know what vermicomposting is, it’s basically using captive worms to make compost on a smaller scale than a compost pile in your yard.  See the definition further down in the article for the more scientific […]

My Big Garden Blog

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