In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday!
Our next gathering is September 2nd, 2015, from 5pm - 7pm
Help celebrate our 6th Anniversary!
"Working Toward Sustainability" Mike Shipley, owner/managing partner of Conscious Cup Coffee, Crystal Lake. ( and One of the 2015 Best Under 40 Class in McHenry County!)
Mike will share their journey of bringing sustainable practices to a business and their goals for the future. Green America business member since 2006!
Tentative future topics:
Oct. 7: Oaktober, Jim Anderson, Lake County Forest Preserve District
Jim will provide an overview of efforts to protect oak ecosystems (the historically dominant Illinois forests) in NE Illinois including the Chicago Wilderness Regional Oak Ecosystem Recover Plan, Oak Awareness Month, the Chicago Regional Tree Initiative and additional efforts by Lake Co Forest Preserve (and others) to restore oak ecosystems.
Nov. 7: EarthShare Opportunity, Thomas Jacks
Dec. 2: Home Brewing - Holiday Gift Idea
Jan. 6, 2016: Home composting for smaller households (tentative title)
Join us at Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen, 110 N Main Street in Crystal Lake. Head upstairs at Duke’s for info and inspiration, business and pleasure. Come talk about “greening” the future with others. Must be 21 to purchase alcohol - non-alcoholic drinks are available, of course!
We have an information table set up, and you are welcome to bring information about your green products and services each month to share.
Additional parking is available at the train station.
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