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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 a variety of 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.



Food for Thought: Stalking the Wild Asparagus

May 28, 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...



Cooking Class: Creating a Pizza Garden

May 20, 2015

en season restaurant partners with Carl Sandburg College to bring 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 $29.00 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will...






Cooking Class: Delightful Desserts

April 15, 2015

en season restaurant partners with Carl Sandburg College to bring 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 $29.00 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will...



Volunteer Opportunity: Planting Blueberries

Apr 13, 2015

The Sustainable Business Center and en season restaurant will be planting blueberries this April. If you are interested in getting your hands dirty, doing some planting, and learning about the sustainable farming methods we employ in our fields, please volunteer to help plant. Please...



Food for Thought: Blessing the Hands...

Mar 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...






Cooking Class: Spring Cooking

March 18, 2015

en season restaurant partners with Carl Sandburg College to bring 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 $29.00 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will...



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, hand-crafted 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...



Cooking Class: Soups

Feb 18, 2015

en season restaurant partners with Carl Sandburg College to bring 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 $29.00 per person and includes all the tools and ingredients you will...






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

The Sustainable Business Center was featured in an article by Ben Zigterman of Galesburg's The Register-Mail 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...