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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Growing Home celebrates Earth Day with new deal to farm more organic veggies

Earth Day at Growing Home on Chicago’s South Side might as well be just another day of trainees, workers and volunteers getting their hands dirty in organic soil in vacant city-owned lots. But the non-profit will celebrate Earth Day by … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Angel investors nurture local-food seedlings

Seven Chicago angel investors — mostly former derivatives traders and entrepreneurs — have formed an investment network to create financing opportunities for small businesses and startups in the local, sustainable food distribution system. Members of SLoFIG, short for Sustainably Local Food Investment … Continue reading

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