TEDx Manhattan Webcast Live Viewing Party of “Changing the Way We Eat”

Register here. Admission is free; paid lunch option available from Roots Organic Juice Cafe. Must be ordered by Thursday, Feb. 27th at 9pm. Join Valparaiso University Earth Tone’s Free Viewing Party of TEDx Event Led by Food Farming Experts from … Continued

March Against Monsanto Valparaiso

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 about 100 people gathered outside the Porter County Courthouse to “March Against Monsanto”. Whitney Hibbitts was the local organizer and George Smolka addressed the crowd. Below is text from his initial prepared statement: Dearly beloved … Continued

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

Naturepalooza/Living with Lakes Seminar

Our speakers and nature hike leaders will include Steve Martinson, Horticulture Superintendent of the Valparaiso Parks Dept. and Naturalist and Interpretation Park Ranger, Elizabeth Hudic. Joel Postma of the Northwest Indiana Paddlers Association will conduct a canoeing and kayaking demonstration … 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

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