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

Green Drinks: Focus on Natural Health

Green Drinks usually focuses on environmental topics like air and water quality, but what about our interior environments? Our bodies are 85% water…what is our internal water quality (and air quality?) Learn some tips to get or stay healthy from … Continued

Urban Foraging: Sharing Fruit in Your Neighborhood

Do you have a fruit tree on your property that makes a mess when excess fruit falls to the ground and rots? Here’s a way to plug into a network of people who see your problem as their solution. Podcast … 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

Northwest Indiana’s First Food Swap is Coming March 10th

Listen to the podcast interview. 219 GreenConnect host Kathy Sipple speaks with Toni Snearly, founder of NWI Food Swap. Register for the March 10th event at Mothering By Nature in Valparaiso. According to Food Swap Network, a food swap is a

Organic Garden & Food Buying Group of NWI

Good people, good food, good prices… The Organic Garden and Food Buying Group of Northwest Indiana (OGFBGNWI) is a group of families/ individuals in Northwest Indiana and surrounding areas who come together to buy in bulk. They choose natural and … Continued

GrowNWI

  GrowNWI Vision: Create a common voice within the region to promote Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens. Challenge community, business and civic leaders to lay the foundation for the growth of sustainable community gardens in every South Shore municipality. Main … Continued

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