How to find bargains at Chicago-area farmers markets
1:19 PM - July 10
Buying fresh, local food can be affordable. Check out our tips before your next trip to your neighborhood farmers market.
Unexpected ways Chicago families can recycle
1:06 PM - April 18
Take recycling to the next step by going beyond cardboard and plastic. Some things you can recycle might surprise you.
Kid-friendly gardening ideas in Chicago
4:08 PM - April 3
We may not have big yards, but there are still plenty of great gardening resources for Chicago families.
Meatless Mondays catching on with Chicago families
2:56 PM - April 1
By choosing not to eat meat one day a week, your family can have a big impact on the planet.
Families trade homemade goods at Chicago Food Swap
11:53 AM - October 1
With money removed from the picture, a food swap gives cooks and gardeners a chance to be inspired by their neighbors.
Zealous Good way to declutter
10:17 AM - August 2
Tips on living green from Chicago parents
4:26 PM - March 26
We asked Chicago Parent readers what they do to teach their kids to live in environmentally friendly ways.
4 great places to shop green
11:10 AM - March 23
Green fashions aren't just about beads and other do-it-yourself crafts. Today, fashion is being defined by the cool, locally made Rwandan ring, or how much of what you spend is going to save the world.
Throwing a green party
5:24 PM - March 22
Who says parties have to create waste. With a little planning, throwing a green birthday party is fun and easy.
Chicago schools go green
5:19 PM - March 22