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Negaunee Institute for Plant Conservation Science and Action
The Negaunee Institute’s science program focuses on five core areas aimed at understanding the diversity of plants and fungi; mitigating diversity loss; laying the foundation for healthy ecosystems; studying interactions between plants, fungi, and animals; and investigating connections between people and plants. Our science program is fostering an improved relationship between humans and nature.
Invites you to visit local markets & farms
The Chicago Botanic Garden's education and jobs-training program helps to bring food, health, and jobs to the community. Since 2013, Windy City Harvest has helped to grow 25 small farm businesses. More than 100,000 pounds of produce is grown every year on over 15 farms. Most of the produce stays in the communities where it’s grown on our farms.
Ever been to Norway in the winter?
It is bone-chilling cold and dark...and everyone is outside, even when temperatures are below zero.
Norwegians call that optimistic outlook friluftsliv (pronounced free-loofts-liv), and it’s all about enjoying nature and the outdoors, no matter the weather. Just look at the stunning feed to see how this positive winter mindset plays out.