Four Star Mushrooms is selling its spent substrate to gardeners and other subversives.
The three-day virtual gardening festival kicks off Friday.
Money doesn’t grow on trees, but other trees do!
Musician and gardener Ellen Bunch turned her Irving Park backyard into an organic garden.
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Steve James discusses his life in the Chicago suburbs and his new film on Roger Ebert, Life Itself.
V-Day Issue: Claire and Rufus Barner intend to leave Chicago a better place than they found it.
Albany Park’s hidden refugee farm
Liz and Alex Gabbard allow us to climb into and poke around their urban tree house in Bowmanville.
Environmentalist Kathy Cummings files suit after being busted under the city’s lucrative weed ordinance.
Cocktail writer Lauren Viera guides us through her library of booze.
Counterfeit fish, green dumplings, and more
The author discusses her new book, about the relationship between plants and booze.
Rooftop dinners, cupcake contests, foraged foods, and more.
A Tequila Corralejo dinner, Rock Bottom’s Rockfest, a historic pub crawl in Hegewisch, and more.
Rogers Park Library (6907 N. Clark) hosts a winter seed swap today from 2-4pm; participants will learn the basics of seed germination, how to use recyclables as starter pots, and how to transplant and protect tender seedlings.