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The Sustainable Business Center is committed to keeping you up-to-date on sustainability issues that affect our business market, our tenants, and our community. The Sustainable Business Center also collaborates with our tenants and partners to hold events to raise awareness about sustainability in the home, in business, in West Central Illinois, and worldwide. We hope that this page will serve as a resource for a better understanding of what sustainability is and how it impacts our modern world. For monthly SBC and sustainability news, subscribe to our newsletter.



Cooking Class: Basic Desserts

Nov 21, 2015

en season restaurant  brings you a unique cooking class each month to expand your culinary knowledge and help you find uses for those forgotten items in your pantry. The fee for each class is $15 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will need to test these recipes in...



Cooking class: Meat

Oct 24, 2015

en season restaurant  brings you a unique cooking class each month to expand your culinary knowledge and help you find uses for those forgotten items in your pantry. The fee for each class is $15 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will need to test these recipes in...



First Friday: Wild Prairie Fire

Oct 2, 2015

en season Restaurant , 2900 W. Main St. Galesburg, Ill. welcomes back Wild Prairie Fire, a guitar and singer duo with a soulful sound. Each first Friday of the month, en season invites a local musician to perform at its dinner service. Date: Friday, Oct. 2 Time 6-8...



"Art Defined" Canvas Painting & Wine Tasting

Sep 9, 2015

Eventide Moon Come enjoy the fruit of the vine and the fruit of your creation!  For just $3, you can sample delicious Merlot and Chardonnay from California's De Loach Vineyards while Art Defined leads the way through this moonlit still life. You don't have to be...



Sugar High Theatricals: A Night at the Movies

Sep 5, 2015

Do you like live theatre and fresh, local, delicious cuisine? If so, you’ll want to join us at en season for Sugar High Theatrical’s “A Night at the Movies.” In its latest musical and inaugural appearance at en season, the group salutes Oscar-winning songs and...



First Friday: John Heasly

Sep 4, 2015

John Heasly in his debut First Friday performance at en season Restaurant , 2900 W. Main St. Galesburg, Ill. Each first Friday of the month, en season invites a local musician to perform at its dinner service. Date: Friday, Sept. 4 Time 6-8 p.m.



Sauces cooking class

Aug 29, 2015

Join us at En Season on Aug. 29 for Chef Richard's sauces class.



Food For Thought: Death by Darjeeling

Aug 27, 2015

Food for Thought Book Club: Death by Darjeeling -- Thursday, Aug. 27



SBC to host inaugural Third Thursday event

Aug 20, 2015

Join us on as en season and the Sustainable Business Center host our first-ever Third Thursday green discussion event. We’ll meet from 5:30 - 7 p.m., at en season, with speaker "Froggi" Van Riper providing steps to sustainable living.






SBC names recruiting, communications director

June 11, 2015

The Sustainable Business Center (SBC) named Ann Mueller as its new recruiting and communications director, effective June 8, 2015.Mueller's responsibilities include recruiting new tenants for the business incubator and increasing the SBC's exposure in the greater Galesburg region."We are very...



Volunteer Opportunity: Gardening/Harvesting

Jun 1, 2015

The Sustainable Business Center will be focusing on the day-to-day maintenance of their various gardens and fields in addition to beginning to harvest some of our crops this June. If you are interested in getting your hands dirty and learning about the sustainable gardening methods we employ in our...



Volunteer Opportunity: Gardening

May 1, 2015

The Sustainable Business Center will be focusing on the day-to-day maintenance of its various gardens and fields this May. If you are interested in getting your hands dirty and learning about the sustainable gardening methods we employ in our fields, please volunteer with us. Contact...



Food for Thought: Not a Drop to Drink

Feb 19, 2015

The Galesburg Public Library Food for Thought discussion group meets monthly in en season restaurant for a conversation about books related to food or the environment. Registering in advance at the reference desk in the Galesburg Public Library offers you a lunch entree with one side and coffee or...






en season restaurant in the community

February 19, 2015

en season restaurant is donating their Bean and Bacon soup to this year's Great Bowls of Soup event. Choose a locally, handcrafted bowl to dine from that is yours to keep at the end of the night. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and are available for purchase at Innkeeper's Coffee or the Galesburg...






en season restaurant reopens for the season

February 11, 2015

en season restaurant, the local eatery operating out of our Food and Drug Administration-certified commercial kitchen, reopens on Tuesday, February 11, 2015! Taste fresh, locally produced ingredients brought to life by Executive Chef Richard Abel. en season's new menu and relaxed atmosphere are the...



SBC blog: What is a sustainable business?

Feb 9, 2015

Welcome to the SBC's blog. Each month we will feature a new post covering an aspect of sustainability or business from a SBC team member or one of our tenants. This month's topic: understanding what exactly is a sustainable business!



SBC in The Register Mail

Nov 9, 2014

Ben Zigterman of Galesburg’s The Register-Mail featured the Sustainable Business Center in an article earlier this month. The article focused on our goals for the upcoming year, including finding new tenants. If you missed the article, it is available on The Register-Mail website.






Congratulations to Intellihot

October 28, 2014

The wait for hot water is over! Intellihot produces the nation's first tankless hot water heater. After submitting their business plan for evaluation to a panel of judges from The Clean Energy Trust, a Chicago-based supporter of "clean energy startups," Intellihot was awarded $400,000 in funds to...