Deep culture meets green neighborhood revival! Timuel Black,The BIG BlackCrowdfunding Club™ and Blackcrowdfunding.net are "rainmaking" Saturday – online/onstage - with a gospel rendition on climate crisis and crowdfunding featuring BIG’s “Mississippi HipHopFishFry Players.” On 5/17 BIG’s monthly 3rd Friday Soirees return to preview/network campaigns ~ aquaponics, tourism, sewing, spices…and more!
Chatto is a natural + organic skin care and hair care company that believes each individual deserves quality products created from the best ingredients and services that deliver the results they are looking for. Our Mission is to provide top quality natural + organic products with the best herbal, botanical, and organic extracts that don't contain any harsh chemicals, benefiting the individual as well as the environment in which we live, and deliver results each individual is looking for. Chatto products are at the forefront of using superior natural & organic ingredients such as Shea Butter and pure cocoa harvested in West Africa, organic essential oils from North Africa, Europe, and U.S.A, combining years of expertise in healing remedies and formulas that guarantees positive results.
Chicago's Alternative Design School
Archeworks is Chicago's Alternative Design School where students apply their professional skills to create innovative, resourceful solutions for social and environmental concerns. Multidisciplinary teams work with community partners on projects that address major 21st century urban challenges. The program emphasizes hands-on, collaborative problem-solving and requires a nine-month, part-time evening commitment. Archeworks also offers a public lecture series and several exciting publications exploring urbanism, socially responsible design, and theory. First application deadline for the 2009-10 program, beginning in September 09, is May 29, 2009.Founded in 1994 on the premise that good design should serve everyone, Archeworks calls for education, recognition, and promotion of creative design for all sections of our society, particularly in the areas where innovation will have the greatest impact - those which are underserved and underfunded. Archeworks students have completed over 40 projects focusing on universal design, sustainability, urban agriculture and ecology, elementary school education, neighborhoods with limited resources, micro-enterprises for women and minorities, and other community-based needs in the urban environment.
A Fresh Squeeze: Green living in Chicago
A Fresh Squeeze is Chicagoland's one-stop resource for sustainable living. Learn from our local, green gurus. Save over $5,000 among 50 local merchants and businesses with our Chicago Squeeze Card. Live local, healthy and green!
Makers of sustainable and eco-friendly furniture
We make furniture from environmentally friendly and sustainable materials.
Complete dog&cat supply and adoption resource center
Complete dog&cat supply and adoption resource center. For seven years we have educated pet guardians on quality foods,holistic remedies, and adoption options.
Everything from morning to night for eco living.
A Cooler Planet, Inc. is an eco-lifestyle store that brings together information, education and products that help people make simple choices to benefit their families and communities and our planet. Through the luxurious, practical and fun goods we sell, we support manufacturers committed to providing sustainable, fairly traded, local, organic, renewable, recycled and eco-conscious products. We continually strive to educate ourselves. We hope our commitment and enthusiasm for supporting a healthy life and planet will be contagious.
Join I-GO Car Sharing and get hourly access to hundreds of low-emission vehicles including plug-in hybrids and all electric vehicles located in over 35 Chicago neighborhoods and 5 suburbs including Evanston and Oak Park. I-GO introduced car sharing to Chicago back in 2002 and is Chicago's only local, non-profit car sharing company. Visit www.igocars.org or call 773-278-4446 to learn more. Remember to visit the I-GO booth for special membership discounts!
Gluten Content Testing in Booth
G-Free-V is an Organic, Vegan and Gluten Free food company that is hopelessly focused on Taste. Brands include: The Balanced Kitchen - ResturantVegan by Nature - Wholesale Brandthe Bot Bakery - Cookies, Candies, Cakes
books, CDs and gifts that are thoughtfully written
We offer books, CDs and gifts that are thoughtfully written, beautifully designed and illustrated, and have high educational value. They are lots of fun and they are designed to last, but above all, they are meant to be shared and enjoyed.
Providers of carbon consulting, offsetting and Green Power
Carbon Solutions Group provides GHG emissions consulting, footprinting and offsetting as well providing Green Power.
eco-friendly, socially positive, bamboo/organic cotton tees
A tee shirt collection with persuasive imagery that is socially positive and environmentally responsible. Made of 70% bamboo and 30% organic cotton and printed with water-base inks. Knitted, sewn and printed in USA.
"KI" THE EARTH TOY
Remember "Mr. Potato Head?" Well, Meet "KI - The Earth Toy." KI's smiling face is the Sun, the arms are beautiful Dolphins, the sturdy legs are trees from the forest that support the round body our Earth.
All toy parts are connect with Velcro that re-enforces our understand of our connection to Mother Earth ...Aware Toys is a life passion to honor our Mother Earth and all that share this sacred Space.
The connection with Mother Earth is brought forth in harmony with this soft form toy design named "KI" we are all connected to each other even if we live in different places, for we all live on this home we call Earth. My Grandmother "KI" who was a teacher taught me the importance of our connection to Mother Earth. Her cabin on Ten Mile Lake in Minnesota inspired her teachings of Nature and the meaning of:
Educate - To give knowledge to or to develop the abilities of somebody by teachings
Elevate - To lift somebody's mind or Spirit to a more enlightened or exalted level.
Enlighten - To free someone from ignorance or prejudice. These are the additions to 3 R's in Education .... This toy has been inspired by my Grandmother which is why I've lovingly name her "KI" It's in honor of you Grandma!About Cindy ClickCindy Click founder and owner of Aware Toys Inc. creator of "KI" The Earth Toy, grew up in Northern Minnesota, with the teachings of many Earth Honoring traditions and ceremony.
She began her spiritual practice at of 2 years old by talking with the trees, as her Grandfather began the connection to Nature at this very young age. Leading Cindy down a spiritual path to many modalities and experiences finding herself within an Ashram in India, from there taking the road down the Reiki Healing Path, Hawaiian and Peruvian Shamanism, Advance Healer training through breath energy work.
Creating and healing through relationships of Spirit and Breath.... Cindy is a Kultrun drum carrier, from the Mapuche Tribe... She has also lead healing circles, trans dance and guided meditations... Note: This is a Certified Dr. Toy ~ Smart Award Winning Toy by the institute for Childhood Resources.
Natural Fitness is committed to providing high quality yoga and fitness products while maintaining the smallest environmental impact. Choosing our products will enhance your practice and help you achieve your fitness goals while demonstrating your concern for the environment.
The Joint Health Experts
Australia based Interpath, is globally positioned as the forerunner in the revolution of non-pharmaceutical treatment of arthritis and prevention of joint disease in humans and animals. www.interpath.net.au | www.SashasUSA.com | www.JointXLUSA.com
Regional planning agency integrating transportation and landuse
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) integrates planning for land use and transportation in the seven counties of northeastern Illinois. Metropolitan Chicago will have an additional 2.8 million residents and 1.8 million jobs by 2040, and CMAP is leading the GO TO 2040 planning campaign to develop and implement strategies for addressing the growth and the implications it will have on quality of life, like transportation, housing, economic development, open space, the environment, and natural resources. For more information, please visit, www.GOTO2040.org or email your questions to email@example.com.
Meet the minds behind In These Times!
For three decades, In These Times has featured award-winning investigative reporting, insightful analysis of national and international affairs and sharp cultural criticism about events and ideas that matter. From the Iran-Contra scandal in the 1980s to the controversy surrounding the 2004 presidential election, In These Times has provided coverage that unites and defines the progressive movement. The magazine was recently awarded the Utne Reader Independent Press Award for Best Political Coverage in 2006.
Finely crafted solar satchels and accessories
We are introducing our first line of environmentally considered accessories, starting with finely crafted satchels, totes, and messenger bags made with sustainable and biodegradable materials. This first line of bags incorporates a flexible solar panel to keep cell phones, iPods and PDAs charged with renewable power.
modern organic baby clothes,organic farming children's book
Chapter One Organics makes modern organic baby and toddler clothing. Our clothing is made in the US by women who have had significant barriers to employment. These individuals are earning a fair wage, learning new skills and productive work habits, and establishing careers.Our book, The Green Eaters - A Dream Comes True is a fun and heart warming picture book where Gertie and friends are sent from Dreary Day factory farm to The Green Eaters Farm, an organic paradise!