News & Events

News & Events


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.

Food for Thought Book Discussion

Apr 28, 2016

Join us on Thursday, April 28 as we discuss "Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food" by Jeffrey Pilcher.

Cooking class: Salad Dressing

May 7, 2016

Join us as Sous Chef Ryan shows how to make a variety of seasonal salad dressings.

Second Saturday

May 14, 2016

Sean Kistler returns to En Season on Saturday, May 14, 2016 for our Second Saturday musical event here.

Third Thursday Green Discussion event

May 19, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, Kraig McCluskie of Galesburg Transit and Dedra Mannon of Galesburg Handivans will join us to talk about public transportation in Galesburg.

Volunteer opportunities in our gardens

Mar 23, 2016

BEGINNING IN MARCH: Contact us to learn how you can volunteer to help plant and harvest in our gardens.

SBC featured on entrepreneurial website

Feb 25, 2016

Earlier this month, Eric Reader of Prairie Entrepreneurship Notes, came to visit and learn more about the Sustainable Business Center. See his article here.

en season reopens March 2, adds Sunday brunch

Feb 19, 2016

en season reopens March 2: New hours and Sunday brunch

SBC blog: What is a sustainable business?

Feb 9, 2015

Thoughts from the editor: As we have been working on this redesign of the Sustainable Business Center website, we were often discussing what exactly we mean when we say "sustainable business." Although there are many applicable definitions, we wanted to hear from our team members. This month we...

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...