Agricultural Watershed Institute (Bldg. 1)
Steve John, Danville, IL, 217-877-5640, email@example.com
A local bioenergy roadmap emphasizing perennial grasses for heat & power.
Ailey Solar (Bldg 2)
Dorian Breuer, Chicago, IL, 773-245-3912, aileysolar.com Making high quality solar installations affordable.
Amazing Foam Insulation, Clark Masonry (Bldg 2)
Alan Fagerstrom, Machesney Park, IL, 815-877-2199, on linkedin Lower your energy bills with blown in insulation.
Back Home Magazine (Bldg. 1)
Your hands-on guide to sustainable living ideas.
Barnhart’s Stone Corner Farm Market (Bldg. 2)
Jon & Cindy Barnhart, Oregon, IL, 815-732-7816, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fresh organic produce.
Books on First (Bldg. 1)
Larry Dunphy, Dixon, IL, 815-285-2665, booksonfirst.com
Independent book seller, wide variety of books, will special order titles.
Clean Line Energy Partners (Bldg 1)
Hans Detweiler, Chicago, IL, 773-326-7209, cleanlineenergy.com
Direct current transmission lines bringing wind power from Iowa to Illinois & eastern states.
Comprehensive Community Solutions (Bldg. 2)
Kerry Knodle, Rockford, IL, 815-963-6236, youthbuildrockford.org Job training for post high school non graduates.
D-Wall Construction (Bldg. 3)
Bill Dobson, Hinckley, IL, 815-286-3970, email@example.com
Builds energy efficient & healthy homes.
Davis Caves (Bldg 2)
Marty Davis, Atlanta, IL, 877-237-3138, daviscaves.com Earth Sheltered homes.
Firelight Meadows (Bldg. 1)
Birgit Wolff, Mason, WI
Jewelry, handmade felted hats & hand dyed silk scarves.
Freedom Field (Bldg. 1)
Chet Kolodziej, Rockford, IL, freedomfieldenergy.com
Research & development center. Promotes regional energy development & efficiency. Installs, demonstrates & tests renewable energy alternatives.
G-G Solar Electric (Bldg. 1)
Jeff Green, Frankfort, IL, 815-469-5334, firstname.lastname@example.org
Installer of PV systems.
Habi-Tek (Bldg. 2)
Tom DeBates, Geneva, IL, 630-262-8193, email@example.com
Full service photovoltaic (solar electric) integrator. Design, installation, repair & maintenance of PV systems.
Heartland Criations (Bldg 1)
Kathy Albert, Rio, IL, 309-368-7354, hcalpacas.com
Luxurious, soft, hypo-allergenic alpaca fiber products.
Heavenly Winds (Bldg. 2)
Dale & Jeanette Balder, Compton, IL, 815-631-2970, heavenlywindsinc.com
PV solar & wind turbines.
Herbal Teas by Marsha (Outdoors)
Marsha Smith, Ashton, IL, 815-761-1307
Herbal teas, sample tastings.
Home Power Magazine (Bldg. 1)
Phoenix, OR, homepower.com
Bimonthly magazine for solar, wind, hydro.
Illinois Environmental Council (Bldg. 2)
Tamika Gibson, Springfield, IL, www.ilenviro.org
Environmental community’s eyes and ears in Springfield.
Illinois Green Party (Bldg. 2)
David Black, Belvidere, IL, 815-871-8991, ilgp.org
Advancing Green Party values & candidates.
Illinois Renewable Energy Association (Bldg. 1)
Sonia Vogl, Oregon, IL, 815-732-7332, illinoisrenew.org
Supports sustainable energy & lifestyle in Illinois.
Joyful Giraffe, the (Bldg 2)
Kate Becvar, Oswego, IL, thejoyfulgiraffe.com
Featuring natural and reusable products for your family and your home.
Juice Plus (Bldg. 2)
Judy Fulmer, Melrose Park, IL, 847-846-4556, firstname.lastname@example.org
Whole food nutrition - fruits & vegetables; plant tower.
Kreider Secure Recycling Services (Outdoors)
Becky Reilly, Dixon, IL, www.securerecyclingservices.com
Recycling corn, cans & electronic
Lake Land College (Bldg. 1)
Adra Baldwin, Mattoon, IL, 217-234-5057, email@example.com
Green jobs training in renewable energy & sustainable energy.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association (Bldg. 2)
Promote the Power Pack Program that is being run in IL
Kevin Kowalski, Custer, WI, www.midwestrenew.org
Nachusa Grasslands (Bldg. 1)
Franklin Grove, IL, nachusagrasslands.org
Owned & operated by the Nature Conservancy. Over 3000 acres of prairie remnants, restorations & reconstructions located between Oregon, Dixon & Franklin Grove.
Natural Beauty by Margie (Bldg. 2)
Margie Werderich, Geneva, IL, 312-664-1444, MargiesNaturalBeauty.com
Natural skin care products, handmade from seeds, oils & herbs.
NIU Institute for the Study of Environment, Sustainability & Energy (Bldg. 1)
Melissa Burlingame, DeKalb, IL, 815-753-5987 Health Services Bldg., Northern Illinois University
Northern Public Radio (Bldg 1)
DeKalb, IL, 89.5 WNIJ (FM), northernpublicradio.org
Where you learn something new every day.
Serving northern Illinois & southern Wisconsin.
Ogle Co Democrats (Bldg. 2)
Jim Bryant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Promoting awareness of Democrats & their energy polices.
Oregon Public Schools (Bldg 2)
Erin McMaster, Oregon, IL, email@example.com
Student solar projects from middle school through high school.
Oregon Soap Shoppe & Green Art, etc. (Bldg. 2)
Lynnel Camling & Michael Olson, Oregon, IL, 866-411-6614, oregonsoapshoppe.com
Handmade luxury soaps - shampoo, shave & shower with every bar of our soap. No plastic bottles to throw away.
PAWS & Alley Cat Allies (Bldg. 2) Rockford, IL, 815-299-7297, pawshs.org
Promotes, supports & provides humane treatment for the welfare of all animals.
Prairie Preservation Society of Ogle County (Bldg. 1)
Oregon, IL, ppsoc.org
Non-profit organization promoting awareness & preservation of Ogle County’s unique landscapes.
Radish Magazine (Bldg 1))
Rachel Griffiths, Moline, IL, 309-757-8380, QCOnline.com
Free monthly magazine featuring healthy, sustainable living from the ground up.
Renewable Energy Ideas Sharing (Bldg. 1)
Fairgoers get to display, discuss & share their RE projects.
Personal projects only.
Red Barn Organics (Bldg. 2)
Dudley & Rachel Fowler, Aledo, IL, 309-371-5150, redbarnorganics.com
High qua;ity garden tools & organic gardening supplies.
Red Buffalo Nursery (Bldg. 2)
Jack & Maureen Kaskel, Hebron, IL, 815-648-4838, redbuffalonursery.com
Provide quality native plants for restorations and gardens.
Rock River Times, The (Bldg. 1)
Frank Schier, Rockford, IL, rockrivertimes.com
Weekly newspaper features renewable energy; presents all sides of issues.
Rock RIver Trail (Bldg. 1)
Frank Schier, Rockford, IL, rockrivertrail.com
Enjoy a trip down the 300-mile course of the Rock River from the headwaters in Fond du Lac Co., WI, to the Mississippi River at Rock Island, IL. Visitors' materials will be available from all 11 counties on the Rock River.
Rock Valley College (Bldg. 1)
Rich Gocken, Rockford, IL, 815-921-3101, rockvalleycollege.edu
Promote RVC Sustainable Energy System AAS Degree.
Rock Valley College Sustainable Energy Club (Bldg 1)
With RVC booth.
Root Cellar, the (Bldg. 1)
John Root, Clinton, IA, 563-590-8566, therootcellar.us
Promotes renewable energy: solar, wind. Electric bike kits.
Shaklee (Bldg. 2)
Jill Horn, Dixon, IL, 815-441-3959, jillhorn.myshaklee.com
#1 all natural health & wellness company.
Simply Prairies (Outdoors)
David Smith, Ashton, IL, 815-761-1307, simplynaturalchoices.com
Prairie plants. Going green, sustainable living - display of an alternative green roof utilizing prairie plants.
SunAir Systems (Bldg. 2)
Dave Merrill, Byron, IL, 815-262-2831, firstname.lastname@example.org
Installer of PV & wind systems. Designed & installed with your help. Servicing Northern Illinois.
Sun Ovens (Outdoors)
Paul Munsen, Elburn, IL, 630-208-7273, sunoven.com
Makes high-temperature solar cookers which bake, broil & steam food. Cooking demonstrations.
Tree of Life A UU Congregation (Bldg. 1)
Margaret Fox-Hawtorne, Woodstock, IL, 815-322-2464, email@example.com
Provides letter writing materials & information on pertinent environmental topics.
Truly Cultured/Full Circle Sevice Center LLC (Outdoors)
Nancy Lee Bentley, Cabery, IL 815-256-2236, trulycultured.com
A full circle of Truly Cultured and Enlightening nourishment books, products, services and information for balancing inner and outer ecology.
US Green Building Council: Rockford/Northern Illinois Branch (Bldg. 2)
Jeremy S. Watkins, Rockford, IL, 815-484-0739
Welz Farm (Outdoors)
Dave & Sheryl Welz, Monroe, WI, 608-325-7282, welzfarm.com
Consumer & environmentally friendly products for everyday living that really work. FranMar Soy Products, Rustbeeter - Rust Remover, Soy Lotion, Trudy’s Pepper Relish.
Wild Ones (Bldg. 2)
Tim Lewis, Rockford, IL, 815-874-3468, for-wild.org
A non-profit organization that teaches people how to use native plants in their home or business landscapes.
Young Living (Bldg. 2)
Geri McNally, Cary, IL, 847-462-0936, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sample Young Living essential oils & learn how to use them for sustainable wellness
Information Only (Bldg. 1)
Informational materials & samples from a variety of organizations & companies.
Food Booths (Outdoors)
Bread from the Heart
Jacqueline Vasan, Western Springs, IL, 708-790-7983, breadfromtheheart.com
Organic, whole grain breads, cakes & cookies.
Chuck Perko, Pontiac, IL, 815-867-7283, email@example.com, enjoy an ear of corn or a sweet potato – classic healthy treats!
Dogs on the Run
Jerry Frana, Grand Detour, IL, firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy hot dogs – no chemicals
Sergio Alvarez, Mt. Morris, IL, 815-734-6105, email@example.com
Authentic Mexican food.
Derek Roller, IA, 319-325-3910
Organic local foods & smoothies.