Great Lakes Bioneers Chicago
Presents a Bioneers Network Event
November 1-3, 2013 * Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

What is Bioneers?
"... The leading edge of the world we want to create".  
-David Orr, National Bioneers and Oberlin Project

Listen to keynote David Orr's November 1, 2013 interview with Jerome McDonnell, host of WBEZ's Worldview. Learn about the Bioneers movement and the Oberlin Project, a public / private partnership, designed to make the City of Oberlin climate positive by 2040.


Thank You, Sponsors!
Click on images below and here for more.


Radio Interviews
Listen to Mike Nowak's recent interviews with Sandra Steingraber and Albert Bates.

Sandra Steingraber and the Fight to Ban Fracking in Illinois

Who Participated This Year? Take A Look!
Scroll over each image for name and organization. Then click for links to workshops. Watch for updates ...

kathy-kelly Amy Coffman Phillips, The B-Collaborative Randy Neufeld Mike Nowak, The Mike Nowak ShowShore, Debra Rohlfing, Colin Kelleher, Dennis Kelly MitchellRevBilly(3)_-_Copy D Savitri Davis, Naomi Farr, DougHickey, Michelle 1Zelechowski, Elise  Weigert, Karen King, WesArbaugh, Steve Wasserman, Kim Klehm, Nance Nathan Kipnis Boyd, Martha Johnson, Mike Clair, Joseph Wenscott Katy Hogan Blake Davis Hatley, Earl Kabbes, KarenPonce, Jamie Albrecht, Lisa Edel, John Tabitha Tripp Patchett, Jim Williams, Orrin Duffy, Kathleen Don WashingtonHoel, Robert Viands, Angie Dolan, Brian Trendler, Jodi Michaud, Debra Stainsby, Macdonald Rau, Bill Carroll, Emily Eng, Monica Oppenheimer, Lara William Buccholtz, Playing from Spirit Repkin, Mike Leki, Pete Walker, Naomi Southorn, Debbie Richart, Lan
Becka, Jami Evans, Terry Joel Freehling Swenie, Rachel Barkley, Traci Faith, William Ho, Kelvn Kass, AmandaKelsang, Dorje Marre, Elena Medearis, Lisa

Online Database by Caspio

Click here to load this Caspio Online Database.



SUNDAY, November 3, 2013
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

How to Design a Food Forest
Community resilience is dependent upon the creation of local, reliable food systems. Food forests fill this critical need. Once these perennial systems are established, minimal resource inputs are required to maintain highly productive, self-sustaining community food sources. In this skill share you will take away the foundational knowledge to begin the food forest or forest garden implementation process for your home, neighborhood or community.

Hickey, Michelle 1
Michelle Hickey 
The Resiliency Institute

Michelle Hickey is the co-founder of The Resiliency Institute, an educational non-profit transforming the suburbs through permaculture design. She discovered permaculture about eight years ago and is thrilled to pursue it professionally after receiving her PDC in January 2013. Michelle was formerly the Program Director for Illinois Solar Energy Association, Project Manager for Seven Generations Ahead, Assistant Program Manager for the award winning City of Naperville Renewable Energy Program, and owner of Bliss Essentials.

Trendler, Jodi
Jodi Trendler 
The Resiliency Institute

Jodi Trendler, Co-founder of The Resiliency Institute in Naperville, Illinois, completed her Permaculture Design Certificate in 2012 through Midwest Permaculture. She manages the Naperville Area Sustainability and the Suburban Chicago Permaculture Guild MeetUp groups, serves on the City of Naperville Tree Preservation Committee, is the Founding Organizer of Naperville Green Drinks, served as Vice-President of Naperville for Clean Energy and Conservation and managed a $10,000 DCEO Zero Waste Grant for Owen Elementary.

Print Friendly

Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>