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Market to Market (April 25, 2014)

posted on April 25, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Market to Market (April 25, 2014)
Full Program: Native Americans join the fracas over a proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline. A pair of private reports praise and pan the outlook for the next generation of ethanol. Savvy entrepreneurs discover a lucrative market for “greens and gills”... Full Story

Debate In Congress Next Phase Of Asian Carp Battle

posted on January 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM

The Corps released a report Monday with eight potential approaches. Full Story

ADM Stays In Illinois Despite Lack Of Tax Breaks

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM

ADM's announcement to stay in Illinois likely will give ammunition to both sides over whether states should play ball when companies make demands Full Story

Large Asian carp found in lake near Lake Michigan

posted on September 20, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Members of Congress say the recent discovery of a large Asian carp near Lake Michigan underscores the need to separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds in the Chicago area. Full Story

Fast Food Protests

posted on August 30, 2013 at 11:26 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food protests are under way in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers planning for the biggest walkouts yet in a push for higher wages. Whether the actions will have any impact on business isn't... Full Story

Farming Gets Vertical

posted on April 5, 2013 at 5:35 PM

Farming Gets Vertical
Abandoned warehouses are getting new life all across the Midwest. One of the new experiments is known as vertical farming. This suburban Chicago location is operated by farmedhere. The owners are trying to give new meaning to the term... Full Story

Indoor Farming Goes 'Mega'

posted on March 28, 2013 at 1:04 PM

Already considered to be the largest vertical farm in the country, FarmedHere LLC plans to add another 150,000 square feet of vertical growing space by the end of next year. . Full Story

Scholars map city food gardens with Google Earth

posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM

Backyard and vacant lot gardens play a large part in Chicago's total food production. Full Story

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers

posted on November 21, 2012 at 11:04 AM

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers
Asian carp, an invasive species capable of decimating native fish populations, were brought to the U.S. in the 70s as a way to clean algae from Arkansas catfish ponds. Massive flooding in the area released the carp into the Mississippi River and... Full Story

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers

posted on June 15, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Asian Carp Invade U.S. Rivers
Asian carp, an invasive species capable of decimating native fish populations, were brought to the U.S. in the 70s as a way to clean algae from Arkansas catfish ponds. Massive flooding in the area released the carp into the Mississippi River and... Full Story

Chicago gets 5 new farmers markets

posted on April 27, 2012 at 5:51 PM

Five Chicago neighborhoods will get new farmers markets starting this summer. Full Story

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