Articles by Lori Rotenberk
Lori Rotenberk is a Chicago-based journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Chicago Wilderness Magazine, and the Chicago Sun-Times. She is also also wild about nature. Follow her on Twitter.
A new generation of homesteaders heads to the woods to learn about beekeeping, artisanal bread making, how to make an electric car -- you know, the basics.
If Mayor Rahm Emanuel has his way, his new Recipe for Healthy Places will put locally grown fruits and vegetables within reach for all Chicago's residents.
Angry, or just confused, birds launch themselves into Chicago’s skyscrapers in an apparent effort to tell us we’re screwing up the planet.
A shuttered prison facility near Peoria, Ill., may soon become a training ground for new farmers and a much-needed food distribution hub.