Monday, April 27, 2015

70 - Metropolis Coffee Company

Meet Tony Dreyfuss, co-founder of Metropolis Coffee Company. In this episode, Tony talks about the cup of coffee that changed his life and how coffee can change the lives of others, teaches us about the coffee roasting process, tells us about the best place in the city to swim in the lake and bravely tries out a new segment with us.

You can find Metropolis Coffee Company on the normal internet, the Facebook internet, the Twitter internet.

We've got a giveaway too! If you would like your very own Metropolis Coffee Company t-shirt, e-mail with the subject line "I <3 Metropolis" by May 11.

Monday, April 13, 2015

69 - Peterson Garden Project

Meet LaManda Joy, Founder and President of the Peterson Garden Project. In this episode, LaManda tells us about turning lot lust into a organization that empowers people to build Pop Up Victory Gardens all over the city, directs us to check out the Broadway Armory and gives us the most positive Listen Up Chicago this show has ever seen.

You can find the Peterson Garden Project on the web, on Facebook, on Twitter and on Instagram. If you want to know more about LaManda's books, you can find it at

Enter to win your very own copy of LaManda's books Fearless Food Gardening and Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook. Just e-mail with the subject line "Garden" by April 27.

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