The Prairie Food Co-op has been formed and is seeking members. Already over 90 people have joined. After a feasibility study is completed and location selected, a retail store will open to feature local and organic foods.
“Meet the Co-op” Forum
Wednesday, December 5, 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Corner Coffee House (100 W St Charles Rd, Lombard)
The co-op invites interested folks for an informal meet-up to learn more about the co-op, ownership, and anything else you’re curious about. “Meet the Co-op” forums provide opportunities to discuss the co-op with owners and PFC Board members. Owners and non-owners alike are welcome. Appetizers will be provided. Drinks available for purchase. Come relax and socialize with some great people!
For more information, visit the Prairie Food Co-op web site.
Illinois DNR proposes new hydraulic fracturing rules for oil and gas wells. The photo above shows Jennifer Hensley of the Illinois Chapter of the Sierra Club explaining the new fracking laws at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center during a recent Sierra Club River Prairie Group program.
Illinois is more energy efficient than you might think, at least when
compared to other states, ACEEE.
But for renewable energy sources like solar to really take off, we need to fix
the rules, veto session
Shop local. Due to growing demand, Glen Ellyn has a second electric vehicle
charging station in its central business district, mapNaperville has them also.
The program being held in Glen Ellyn on Wednesday November 13 is intended to provide an update on what is happening in Illinois from a public policy and environmental protection perspective. This is an important topic for all Illinois residents.
Nov 13 - FRACKING IN ILLINOIS, Next
Steps, GLEN ELLYN CIVIC CENTER, 535 Duane Street, 7 PM
Illinois passed fracking legislation this
year. What are some of the most significant components of the legislation? What
do we need to do to ensure that the regulations are enforced, permits are
monitored, and supporting rules are the most effective for protecting our air,
water and land?
Nov 9 - Buckthorn removal project and trail cleanups. The following is edited for brevity. Contact the Village of Lombard for additional information.
The Village is seeking your help to remove trash and buckthorn from the Illinois Prairie Path and Great Western Trail. The official time is 9 am-Noon on Saturday. Volunteers for the buckthorn work must be at least 10 years old and sign a waiver. The waiver may be either submitted before the event or brought that morning. Volunteers picking up trash do not need to complete a waiver. Please contact Dave Gorman, Assistant Director of Public Works, at 630-620-5765 or email@example.com to sign up for a trail section. Thanks for being one of those that make a difference! - Dave David P. Gorman, PE Asst. Director of Public Works Village of Lombard, p: 630-620-5765 c: 630-769-1868 f: 630-620-5982, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 13 - Sierra Club program "Fracking in Illinois: The Next Steps," with Jen Hensley of the Illinois Sierra club office, 7 pm, Glen Ellyn Civic Center.