Englewood rapper Heavy Crownz blends art and community organizing.
Money doesn’t grow on trees, but other trees do!
This week’s featured gig poster was created by local artist and educator Nicole Marroquin.
On his 1976 album Mother Earth’s Plantasia, composer Mort Garson captures some of the most inventive sounds and most radical notions of the mid-70s. Specifically, he made his goofy and endearing compositions solely on the relatively new Moog synthesizer, and he intended that they be played for plants to help them grow. Inspired by his […]
The Leider family and an estimated 200,000 Chicagoans trace their heritage to settlers from the tiny nation of Luxembourg.
A bee brain is vastly more efficient than a human brain.
As our world greens up this spring, an examination of what lies beneath.
Hyperlocal seed libraries preserve diversity in the food chain.
The First Nations Garden in Albany Park aims to heal the community and the environment.
For every plantshelfie on Instagram and beautifully styled ‘it plant’ of the moment (pink princess, anyone?), there exist several pet-chewed, brown-fried-leaf, dying-dead failures.
This week’s Chicagoan is Rosita Arvigo, a master herbalist.
The author discusses her new book, about the relationship between plants and booze.
The Effort to Catalog and Protect Illinois’ Endangered Plants