How feasible is raising livestock in the city? An urban agriculture advocate weighs in.
A tech billionaire with a famous name talks about bringing his “real food” movement to the Windy City.
As more people flock to the backyard poultry trend, the number of salmonella infections are likely to increase, says Illinois Department of Public Health veterinarian Dr. Connie Austin.
The backyard chicken trend gets a leg up with the prospect of temporary ownership – and farm-fresh eggs.
Visit a Northwest Side high school where a food science lab is growing the next generation of urban farmers.
You’re probably aware that Chicago has high schools specializing in math and science as well as the arts, but did you know that Chicago’s big urban school system has an agricultural high school?
Students at some Chicago Public Schools are getting their hands dirty while feeding their minds.
Picking and eating wild mushrooms could result in a delectable treat or a deadly mistake. A fungi expert shares some helpful advice and tells us why picking mushrooms in city parks and your own neighborhood might not be the best idea.
Meet an entrepreneur who is helping Chicagoans compost while growing his business–all by the seat of his bicycle.
On the South Side of Chicago some local entrepreneurs are repurposing an old meatpacking plant in an effort to create something very unusual – a way of doing business that creates no trash.
Inside a 12,000-square-foot greenhouse on the Northwest Side of Chicago, thousands of fish – and the waste they produce – are an essential part of an innovative growing method called aquaponics.
An enormous rooftop greenhouse on Chicago's South Side is growing crops year-round and providing the area with much-needed local produce. Joining us to talk about Gotham Greens' growing power is co-founder and CEO, Viraj Puri.