Gourmet mushroom growing on an artificial log

Gourmet Mushrooms

In this food-crazy town, more chefs are looking for locally grown produce for their menus. Meet Chicago’s only commercial grower of specialty mushrooms.

Englewood Jazz Fest saxophonists

Working for a Better Future

The Englewood Jazz Fest is more than a jazz fest. Its Live the Spirit residency fosters, encourages, and provides opportunities. Learn more about it.

Nature Cat and friends

The Legend of Gold Gardens

Nature Cat and the gang find a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it’s just a neighborhood legend, others say, it’s “just a garden of gold.”

Chicago's Lakefront

Tonight at 7:30 pm, join Geoffrey Baer for a journey along our most famous front yard, a seventeen-mile-long people's paradise that belongs to all of us. Pledge for the DVD box set!

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Meet Nature Cat at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Every Saturday the nature museum hosts hands-on learning exhibits.

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