Shirley Heinze Land Trust Retains Natural Character of Meadowbrook

In 2012, Shirley Heinze Land Trust was approached by the Girl Scouts to acquire their former Camp Meadowbrook.  This strategic addition to SHLT’s system of nature preserves has been met with tremendous support from funders, partner organizations and volunteers. The … Continued

Pipelines and Borderlines: People Can’t Drink Oil

219GreenConnect podcast host Kathy Sipple speaks with David Mueller of Paul Henry’s Art Gallery in Hammond about their current exhibit: “Pipelines and Borderlines: People Can’t Drink Oil!” Listen to the podcast. The show was curated by artist Beverly Keys. It … Continued

NWI Earth Day: Saturday, April 20th 9am – 4pm

Kathy Sipple speaks with Donna Stuckert from the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County about Northwest Indiana Earth Day, happening this Saturday, April 20th from 9am to 4pm at the Porter County Expo Center. This year will feature … Continued

Local Shrimp… In Northwest Indiana?!?

Host Kathy Sipple speaks with Rich Ferlazzo, partner at the Valparaiso Shrimp Company about his business, Fins LLC/DBA Valparaiso Shrimp Company. They are a retail and wholesale supplier of high quality fresh salt water shrimp. Their facility is one of … Continued

Figure Eight Brewing and Our Local Food Web

Podcast host Kathy Sipple speaks with Neal Davey, ‘Purveyor of Fate’ at Figure Eight Brewing in Valparaiso about their efforts to run as sustainably as possible. Sustainability is an important part of our business model… There are always things we … Continued

Indiana Travel: The Enjoyment of Quiet Sports

Listen to the podcast. I started camping because it was low cost, but fell in love with it. Even after my career progressed and I could afford a power boat, I remained rooted in human powered sports because of the … Continued