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AQUAPONICS 101 with The Plant

Join The Plant, Chicago’s vertical farm and food business incubator, for an introduction workshop to aquaponics farming. Aquaponics is a method of farming that symbiotically combines fish and plants in a continuously cycling water-based growing system. This system mimics an … Continue reading

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Sustainable Site Development – A Watershed Approach to Green Infrastructure

“Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!” is the opening to this dynamic presentation focusing on solutions to Chicago’s stormwater problem. “Stormwater is the leading cause of water pollution in America,” continues Tom Barrett, the presenter and owner … Continue reading

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Rain Gardens, Veggie Gardens, and Wildlife Habitat – Oh My (Backyard)!

Homeowner and green building professional Tim Heppner talks about his experience turning his own Chicago lawn into an organic, sustainable and functional wildlife habitat, rain garden, and vegetable & wild flower garden. Tim will discuss everything that he took into … Continue reading

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