Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

Urban farming in midwestern American cities like Chicago has had its limitations due to adverse winter weather conditions at least 9 months a year. This unique hydroponic farming system is at Bedford Park, about 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Chicago.

Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open

Green Traveler Guides

Barely more then a block from Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s artsy Near North neighborhood, the Ivy Hotel was once an office building. Now it's the city's newest boutique hotel, and eco-chic too Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Chicago Hotels Illinois North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Travel News Ivy Hotel Midwest Reuters

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Chicago Wildlife Watch

Nature Conservancy - Science

Geese in Chicago. What is Chicago Wildlife Watch? Chicago Wildlife Watch (a collaboration between Adler Planetarium , Lincoln Park Zoo , and Zooniverse ) has deployed cameras in the third most populous city in the US in hopes of learning more about how wildlife adapt to urban life.

Vendor list announced for the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

The Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival is coming up fast! A trip to Chicago isn’t complete without a visit to local favourites like; Kitchen 17, Upton’s Breakroom , The Chicago Diner , Arya Bhavan , and many more. Rounding out the group, local beverage purveyors like Frog Juice , Bru Chicago and, JuiceRx are keeping us quenched during what we hope will be a beautiful summer day. Even Austin’s Vegan Nom experienced FOMO before agreeing to come serve Chicago.

ECORAZZI IS BRINGING THE VEGAN FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL TO CHICAGO

Eccorazzi

Get excited…Vegan Food and Drink Festival is coming for you, Chicago! Join us in central Chicago and get ready to discover your new favourite outdoor food festival. Comfort food : Expect to find the very best that Chicago has to offer, and beyond.

High School Teacher Responds to Brutal Attack of Teen in Chicago.

Elephant Journal

abuse assault bullying Chicago compassion crime disabled teen Facebook Live mindful education mindful parenting raceI am sitting in my classroom of 16 and 17 year-olds, almost evenly divided between male and female, black and white, a couple with discreet challe.

Ecorazzi announces dates and locations for Toronto and Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Vegan Food and Drink Festival is gearing up to take over Chicago and Toronto this year. Chicago – June 25th, 2016 – Grant Park, 337 E Randolph St, The countdown is on, with only 80 days until your new favourite vegan festival comes to town!

The Vegan Big Mac is Coming to Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Anticipation is mounting for the first annual Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival. DOOMIE’S will be serving up their incredible imitation fast-food favourite for our Chicago festival diners.

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Starting today, Virgin Hotels is shuttling its guests around Chicago in a top-of-the-line, red Tesla Model S, the premium electric vehicle that is also the quickest-accelerating four-door vehicle— 0-60 in just 3.2

Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags

Eccorazzi

Chicago just got a little greener. Read More The post Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags appeared first on Ecorazzi. The city approved a ban that will stop grocery stores from offering plastic bags for customers. Causes Environment News Top News

Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant

Eccorazzi

Beyonce was warmly welcomed to Karyn''s Cooked, a vegan restaurant in Chicago, where she enjoyed delicious food and positive encouragement to stay plant-based. Read More The post Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan beyonce jay z

Urban Garden Growing Organic Produce in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

Eccorazzi

If you have to travel in or out of Chicago’s busy O’Hare International Airport, take a few minutes to enjoy some fresh organic produce grown right in the airport! According to ABC News, as of Friday, O’Hare is home to the world’s first airport aeroponic garden, meaning that a solution of water and minerals is [.]. Eats Lifestyle Transport

Presidential Debates: What We Should be Asking Ourselves.

Elephant Journal

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Brooklyn’s Gotham Greens builds world’s largest urban rooftop farm

Green Prophet

Puttings its money where American mouths are this super cool company from Brooklyn called Gotham Greens has just built the world’s largest rooftop farm -– in Chicago. ” Cities Chicago distributed agriculture Gotham Greens hydroponics Slow Food urban farming

How to Respond to Baltimore (and everywhere) from a Place of Centeredness.

Elephant Journal

Splish Splash, Chicago

10,000 Birds

Airline logistics and politics have kept me from Chicago for a while, so a trip there in the latter half of April was eagerly anticipated. I had been in Seattle during the previous week and was surprised to find that Chicago was not so advanced into spring. Trips bathing birds Chicago Magic Hedge The Magic Hedge is renowned as one of the premier warbler watching sites in Illinois.

Meet the host of the Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Drumroll please… Mic the Vegan will be our host with the most at the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival ! He’ll be live and on stage, getting our crowd PUMPED for a host of vegan acts.

Uber Tests All-Electric Cars in Chicago

Eco Auto Ninja

Uber launched the pilot program in Chicago just a few weeks ago to use the BYD e6 electric cars and if all goes well, the test could expand into other markets soon. The program would allow Uber drivers to lease, rent or buy the vehicles through Chicago’s Green Wheels USA dealership.

Uber Tests All-Electric Cars in Chicago

Eco Auto Ninja

Uber launched the pilot program in Chicago just a few weeks ago to use the BYD e6 electric cars and if all goes well, the test could expand into other markets soon. The program would allow Uber drivers to lease, rent or buy the vehicles through Chicago’s Green Wheels USA dealership.

Making Peace Possible: Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s free online talk. {May 7th}

Elephant Journal

Sign up here for this inspiring event. ~ I’m delighted to invite you to see Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche’s live talk in Chicago on Making Peace Possible: The Shared Wisdom of the Human Heart. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Featured Events Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Chicago human heart online talk peace sakyong mipham shambhala online wisdom

I fell in Love and got Married (in Prison).

Elephant Journal

My knowledge of life behind the walls was formed by the murders and riots reported on in our local paper.

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While You Weren’t Looking, Your Civil Rights Just Took a Hit.

Elephant Journal

The Fourth Amendment has historically safeguarded the public against being illegally detained by police officers.

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Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant

Green Traveler Guides

Uncommon Ground, in Chicago, has won the title of world's greenest restaurant—again. and Canada Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Certification Chicago Illinois News North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Restaurant Association green restaurants Green Travel News Reuters Uncommon GroundThe honor is bestowed by the Green Restaurant Association, which certifies eco-friendly restaurants in the U.S.

Chicago Parks Crowdsource Water for Parched Young Trees

Eccorazzi

During the worst drought in fifty years, Chicago parks are crowdsourcing water to save the lives of young trees. Read More The post Chicago Parks Crowdsource Water for Parched Young Trees appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News

Comedian Poses as Whole Foods Employee. {Funny Video}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boston Boulder Chicago Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Food Funny comedy health food crazy laugh pretending to be Whole Foods employee Whole FoodsThe best (and worst) part about this performance is that it's excruciatingly.

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Mercy For Animals Unveils Hundreds of Pro-Vegetarian Transit Ads in Chicago

Eccorazzi

Now, they have unveiled a massive ad campaign promoting vegetarianism in the busy Chicago transit system.

Finding God in a Hot Spring. {Nudity}

Elephant Journal

And this Earth that I became a part of this day—this was not the Earth that is resigned to trash piles the size of Texas in the Pacific; this is not the Earth that is being stripped bare of its resources; this is not the Earth that houses seven billion folks who’d rather fight than love.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Water but Were Afraid to Ask. {Video}

Elephant Journal

Photo: UN Water World Water Day From our friends at U.N. Water World Water Day. 85% of the world population lives in the driest half of the planet. 783 million people do not have access to clean water and almost 2.5 billion do not have access to adequate sanitation.

Heal Ourselves, Heal Our World.

Elephant Journal

If we tell stories that illuminate, inspire and transform our relationship with the natural world and one another, we heal ourselves and the planet.

Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Now a Walgreens in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park has installed a geothermal heat pump system to provide for its heating and cooling needs.

How to Rock a Summer Road Trip Solo.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boston Boulder Chicago Denver Inspiring (Wow) Los Angeles New York Portland, OR San Francisco Seattle Texas Buffalo Bill empower experience planning a road trip in the U.S.

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Earth Hour: More than Just a Symbolic Gesture. ~ Laura Sabransky

Elephant Journal

“Together, we can find the energy to turn the inspiration of one hour into the actions of every hour.”.

Marine Resource Economics now published by University of Chicago Press

Environmental Economics

Marine Resource Economics editor Marty Smith at the RESECON listserv: Beginning with the 2014 volume, Marine Resource Economics ( MRE ) will be published by The University of Chicago Press, which was founded in 1891 as part of the University. 

Top 10 Cities for People without Cars. ~ Living Green Magazine

Elephant Journal

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LifeStorage, Self Storage Chicago Keeping People Warm Through Coat Drive

Green (Living) Review

LifeStorage Hermosa in Chicago is holding a coat drive for Cornerstone Community Outreach until December 15th. “ Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL. Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO) is a non-profit organization created in 1989 based in Chicago.

Luxe Meets Eco at Hotel Felix: A Charming Chicago Stay for the Conscious Traveller

Eco Chic

Earlier this year, my (now) fiance Bryan and I traveled to Chicago for a fun weekend wedding and had the pleasure of staying at the most charming boutique hotel Chicago has to offer, Hotel Felix.

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Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens | Living Green and.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Now a Walgreens in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park has installed a geothermal heat pump system to provide for its heating and cooling needs.

Chicago Boy Writes Christmas Song with a Message to Everyone

Green (Living) Review

8 Year Old Chicago Area Boy Writes & Produces Christmas Song by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Chicago, IL : A Chicago-area boy has written a Christmas song with a special message for everyone this holiday season.

Entitlement & Lazy Racism. {Adult}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boston Boulder Chicago Denver Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) Los Angeles San Francisco Seattle WAYLON: Editor's Picks america black people generalizations maturity Racism stereotypes understanding each otherThere are always a few buzzwords making their rounds, appropriated by different groups in an effort to summarize others. Entitlement is one of those terms, and I’ve heard it a lot lately.

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Pasta: A Love Story.

Elephant Journal

Food Travel A Love Story Chicago eately foodie love affair with food noodles pasta sharing mealsI have always had a love affair with.