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10 Topics We’re Most Excited to Learn About During MGG Week…

Our MGG Week Webinars March 22 through 26 will host 18 different speakers and panelists.  Each presenter will cover unique sustainable landscaping topics and issues.  See below for our list of the most intriguing topics MGG Week will review: March 22nd’s “Adding an Organic Lawn Care Service to Your Business” Webinar, RSVP at bit.ly/MGGolctraining21:   Topic #1:

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What you will learn during MGG Week…

Hear why you should attend MGG Week webinars from our speakers! Midwest Grows Green (MGG) Week webinars feature 15+ different speakers. So, we asked them why they will participate in this series of educational webinars. Here are their responses: March 22nd’s “Adding an Organic Lawn Care Service to Your Business” Webinar, RSVP at bit.ly/MGGolctraining21:   Chip Osborne,

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Why we soil test…

MGG turf and soil scientists discuss the most important step to transitioning fields to pesticide-free This fall our soil and turf scientists Vytas Pabedinskas, of Save our Soil, LLC, and Alec McClennan, of Good Nature Organic Lawn Care, visited the pilot fields for our natural lawn care technical assistance program.  They conducted soil tests at

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East Grand Rapids goes Organic on its Parks

East Grand Rapids, Stonyfield and local partners lead the transition to organic Children can play free of synthetic pesticides at two East Grand Rapids parks this year and into the future. Stonyfield Organic, the nation’s leading organic yogurt company, has teamed up with Midwest Grows Green and the Sierra Club Greater Grand Rapids to help

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New Case Study-Anthony Nied

Midwest Grows Green is thrilled to announce we have released a new case study for lawnandland.org! We had the privilege to speak with Anthony Nied the Owner and Founder of Safe & Simple Organic Lawns. He talked about his expertise in the organic lawn care industry. His company Safe and Simple Organic Lawns offers organic

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Hello from Valerie McGoldrick

Hello Midwest Grows Green supporters and partners, I am incredibly excited to be representing MGG during Ryan’s leave. I firmly believe in the mission of MGG! Ryan and all of you have done incredible work over the years! I have loved learning about all the parks that have been transitioned to organic, and all the

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A New Pathway for Myself and MGG

MGG’s Ryan Anderson announces a 6-month leave to pursue a life goal of thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail I gave my first natural lawn care presentation to a group of ten concerned citizens.  I’ll confess that I was woefully unprepared to speak as a lawn care expert four years ago. Despite taking a college Botany course,

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