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Midwest Grows Green 4 Year Review

Communities across Greater Chicago take a lead in pesticide reduction. This year across Greater Chicago, children can play free of worry on more than 265 acres of pledged landscapes to pesticide-free lawn care. The non-profit initiative, Midwest Grows Green (MGG), has pushed forward natural lawn care at these 265 acres, or the equivalent to 201

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Grand Rapids Grows Green Weekend

Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids, Stonyfield and local partners lead the transition to organic. Soon in Grand Rapids and East Grand Rapids, children can play free of synthetic pesticides at six organic parks.  Stonyfield Organic, the nation’s leading organic yogurt company, has teamed up with Midwest Grows Green, the Sierra Club Greater Grand Rapids and

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Why We Love Clover

MGG’s Ryan Anderson explains why we should start valuing this nitrogen-fixing, low-maintenance “weed” After four years working to reduce pesticides in landscapes, I strongly believe it’s time to stop considering clover a “weed”! Clover offers the best tool to eliminate the use of nasty chemicals, while maintaining a lawn that’s both manicured and biodiverse.  Don’t

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I Spy Green!

Retailers across Greater Chicago share eco-friendly lawn & garden product information Sunday, May 6th. Enter in any one of 21 Midwest Grows Green (MGG) hardware and garden stores on Chicago Grows Green (CGG) Retailer Day, Sunday, May 6th and you will find the products and tools needed to manage your lawn and garden with limited

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Chicago Grows Green

During Chicago Grows Green Week communities, advocates, and nonprofits envision a future Chicago landscape without synthetic lawn chemicals. No pesticides, no “Keep off the Grass” signs, and no environmental and health risks. That’s the future the Midwest Pesticide Action Center (MPAC), Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, and many others hope to demonstrate during Chicago Grows Green

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Stoughton Grows Green

During Stoughton Grows Green Day, citizen action groups, nonprofits, and advocates envision a future Stoughton landscape without synthetic lawn chemicals No pesticides, no “Keep off the Grass” signs, and no environmental and health risks.  That’s the future that Sustainable Stoughton, Midwest Pesticide Action Center (MPAC), and many others hope to demonstrate during Stoughton Grows Green Day,

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Milwaukee Grows Green Weekend

During Milwaukee Grows Weekend communities, schools, and nonprofits envision a future Milwaukee landscape without synthetic lawn chemicals. No pesticides, no “Keep off the Grass” signs, and no environmental and health risks. That’s the future the Midwest Pesticide Action Center (MPAC), Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and many others hope to demonstrate during Milwaukee Grows Green Weekend, April 27th

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