The Expo houses up to 100 diverse exhibitors. Resources and education related to living green and living well are in one convenient space to offer you an abundance of great information, ideas, and ways to get actively involved in the enhancement of your life and the community you live in.
Accent Nature LLC is a green gardening, design and lawn care company serving central IL. Stop by and see the new sustainable landscape plan Accent Nature has prepared for the Ecology Action Center.
Ackerman Certified Organic Farms
Ackerman farms has been certified organic since 1982 with two main crops: corn and soybeans. in 2000, vegetables and herbs were added. They love to farm organically because they believe that healthy soil produces healthy food for healthy people. They will be selling various organic foods including: spinach, fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley, cilantro, green onions), kale, Swiss chard, whole wheat flour, cornmeal, and more. They welcome any ideas or suggestions.
We provide energy efficiency discounts, rebates and incentives for Ameren Illinois customers. We have brochures, flyers, educational materials and giveaway items.
Premier Massage Therapy facility will offer specialized treatments for relaxation or muscular conditions and complimentary chair massages.
Come to the booth to learn what is hypnosis, how you are using hypnosis everyday, and how you can use it to help you achieve your goals.
All About Eyes
Eyeglass discount and display.
Allied offers to haul single stream recycling for McLean County. We will have some hand outs and gift give-aways.
We sell and install renewable energy products such as Solar Panels and Wind turbines. We specialize in a detailed, professional approach.
Photographer Karen Hanrahan provides an organic, authentic eye to your image telling needs. She specializes in projects that highlight eco-minded, artisans or start ups.
Promoting the bicycle for everyday transportation in Bloomington-Normal.
BNCPJ will have informational material and interactive exhibits to showcase the high cost and waste of war and redirection of national budget priorities to peace and justice.
The City of Bloomington and the Town of Normal offer curbside recycling programs. Stop by to ask questions and learn more about helping the environment!
Ashley Moran is a certified yoga instructor specializing in yoga for cancer survivors and eating disorders. Ashley also offers general group and private classes.
Chicagoland Green Burial Society℠ is a non-profit green burial advocacy group working to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of conventional burials, and the right to have a green burial in Illinois. Green Burial Society is dedicated to restoring and expanding the practice of simple burials that serve to acquire, restore natural areas while reducing carbon emissions, toxicity and waste.
CISAR (Central Illinois Small Animal Rescue) is a NO-KILL Animal Rescue Facility. Come visit their adoption bus outside of the Shirk Center to learn more.
The Rock Island Clean Line is an overhead direct current transmission line that will deliver enough renewable energy to serve 1.4 million homes in communities in Illinois and in states to the east.
Community Cancer Center
Information on Cancer Prevention and Early Detection to help people prevent or lower their cancer risk.
Promoting Public Transit System
We are going to talk about foot health and hand out informational brochures. We will display shoes that are good for your feet and tell why.
Crop Circle Song…Plus
Gregg will be promoting his Crop Circle Song video and other local music. Gregg will also feature his main instrument, the dulcimer.
Crossroads Global Handcrafts
Fair Trade Products from around the world, made of recycled and natural materials plus organic coffee, tea,and chocolate.
Citizens Utility Board is working with C3 to offer CUB Energy Saver to Illinois residents. CUB is proud to continue our mission with of utility savings CUB Energy Saver.
Improper diet, medications, stress, and toxic metals can lead to mineral imbalances. Dr. Beach offers Hair Mineral Analysis and Saliva Hormone Testing with natural customized treatments.
Eco-Lawn will have a booth on their zero-emissions lawn care practices.
The Ecology Action Center is a central resource for environmental education, information, and outreach for McLean County. We educate for environmental action at our walk-in information center and through our educational programs on a variety of environmental topics.
ECS provides mental health services with a focus on neurofeedback which we will be demonstrating.
Energistics Exterior & Design Inc uses the latest products and innovations to bring you the very best in weather protection for your home. We have superior materials and techniques that outperform and outlast the competition. We offer Energy Audits, Seamless Steel Siding, Fiberglass Windows and Recycled Insulation.
We provide various modalities of Energy Therapy. We will have practitioners at the event to do spot Energy Therapy for the people coming to the event so they can experience what we do.
Our energy audits are used to troubleshoot homes and businesses for comfort problems, moisture problems, and high utility bills.
Introduction to a topical pain relief that helps to reduce pain and inflammation and improves quality of life for pain sufferers.
We are a new running store opening in town specializing in shoes, apparel and accessories for runners and walkers of all abilities. We also offer educational opportunities and training programs for people trying to bring wellness into their lives.
We will have information concerning the location, the resources and value of the Kickapoo Creek in McLean county. There will be membership opportunities.
Get Your Vibe
We have a HyperVibe Machine and also do Reiki.
The Good To Go booth will promote sustainable transportation options and register participants for the annual Commuter Challenge.
The Unitarian Universalist church, in cooperation with other churches in the community will showcase ideas that help churches create environmental awareness and green sanctuaries. Our group will be a continuing resource for information and ideas.
Green Institute at Heartland Community College
The Green Institute supports a wide range of campus initiatives, educational programs and community activities related to sustainability, energy conservation, renewable energy, recycling, retro-commissioning and other environmental technologies.
Green Top Grocery is a new community-owned grocery store launching in Bloomington-Normal. Visit our booth to learn more—and join Bloomington-Normal’s “good food” revolution.
Don’t send your stuff to the landfill donate it to the ReStore; we sell quality appliances, furniture, and building materials diverted from the landfill.
We are a Solar Energy Development company. We design and build solar energy systems for residential and commercial customers.
Healthy Cells Magazine
Health Cells will be providing visitors with free health information magazines.
Heartland Foot and Ankle Associates offers comprehensive, compassionate podiatric and spa services to assist with all your foot and ankle needs.
Stop filling the landfills and bring all your construction and demolition debris to Henson Disposal. We recycle wood, shingles, metals, aggregates, drywall, plastics, vinyl and cardboard.
Postural screening and wellness information from a Chiropractor who is Board Certified in Orthopedics.
Houchin Family Alpacas specializes in raising quality Huacaya Alpacas in Heyworth and offers services like animal sales, boarding, raw fiber, and finished Alpaca products. Alpacas produce one of the world’s finest and most luxurious natural fibers. It is clipped from the animal without causing injury.
Illinois Environmental Council
The Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) is a state-wide non-profit organization that acts as a legislative watchdog for the environmental community and concerned citizens. The Illinois Environmental Council (IEC) is a state-wide non-profit organization that acts as a legislative watchdog for the environmental community and concerned citizens. The IEC’s motto is, “The Eyes, Ears, and Voice of the Environmental Community in Springfield.”
The Illinois Green Governments Coordinating Council helps state agencies, units of local government, and educational institutions improve the sustainability of their operations and policies. The council is a statutory entity established by the 2007 Green Governments Illinois Act
Illinois People’s Action Ban Fracking Campaign
Illinois People’s Action is seeking a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in order to protect the health and well-being of Illinois residents and the environment.
Illinois Prairie Wild Ones
Illinois Prairie Wild Ones promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
We teach art classes. Visitors will help create the longest drawing in IL! We may also have art projects using recycled/natural materials.
ISU Horticulture Center
The ISU Horticulture Center showcases: The Greatest Garden Show on Earth… showcasing the audacious, exotic and freaks of the plant world. Coming this summer!
The Office of Sustainability at Illinois State University advances programming, operations, and academic research in the areas of social, economic, and environmental responsibility.
The Sierra Student Coalition (SSC) is a group of dedicated Illinois Wesleyan students interested in environmental sustainability at the campus, local, and national level. The SSC is constantly working to make IWU a more environmentally-friendly campus. We work to raise awareness of national and global issues through movie showings, petitions, and other campaigns.
The Maximized Living booth gives information about the 5 Essentials of real health & wellness: mindset, spinal correction, nutrition, fitness, and minimized toxins. Dr. Johnson will do health screenings as well.
Information about registering to be an organ and tissue donor in Illinois.
Energy efficiency through education and fundraising,
LFL provides free in-school presentations along with unique opportunities to raise much needed funds for your organization.
Come experience relaxation from the skin to the soul with Lotus Organics’ all-natural/organic services in skincare, massage, and energetic healing therapies.
The MCGAC has served as an umbrella organization for a variety of groups interested in advancing local greenway initiatives. The Committee assists in implementing the McLean County Greenways Plan through advocacy and education.
Will have displays for both Midwest Fiber and COPS, showing single stream video, games for kids and recycling information.
Educational courses, workshops, books and events in all aspects of Permaculture. Inspiration and real life ideas in sustainability for our transitioning times.
The Mission Mart Thrift Store will set up a Mobile Mart to allow shoppers to shop and engage in our slogan which says, “Mission Mart, the very best part, recycle, reuse and you save!” 100% of the net proceeds from Mission Mart benefit the homeless shelter operated by Home Sweet Home Ministries.
Mother Jones Books is a mobile bookstore in Bloomington-Normal specializing in leftist literature. We sell a variety of green and sustainable living titles.
Reiki (Ray-key) is a hands-on energy technique used for relaxation and stress reduction. Reiki has been documented to bring about spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being. This promotes balance and harmony in the body which allows for a greater sense of wholeness and enthusiasm for life. The original Japanese characters represent REI (Universal Life) and (KI) energy: together the meaning becomes “Breath of Spirit.”
Normal Hoops is helping spread the joy of hooping, hula hooping that is to our local community. Adult and child size hoops will be available to try out at the booth. Come see the awesome benefits hooping can bring and try one for yourself to see that it is true that anyone can do it.
“Improving quality of life by radically reducing chemical use in personal care and cleaning.” Learn how to clean safer and more effectively using just water.
Nu Tech / Saladmaster
We display high end cookware made for cooking healthy.
Central Enterprises is a GREEN company that provides construction materials that are recyclable. The materials provide energy-saving buildings and net-zero energy schools.
Providing quality carriers and education promoting the family bond while maintaining an active lifestyle with your baby.
ParkLands Foundation protects and restores natural lands in the Mackinaw River valley of McLean and Woodford counties. Brochures, maps, photos, and merchandise will be on display. Come by our booth to learn more!
PAW TO PAW
Paw to Paw is a volunteer pet visitation group that visits local nursing homes to promote wellness opportunities through interacting with animal companions.
POSH provides body care products made with all natural ingredients. Product sampling will be available.
Pickets and Sticks
I make Wren bird houses, sm. accent fence, trellis, tomato cages, sm. tables anything for the garden. Custom projects welcome. All made from RECLAIMED WOOD and other material.
Pinstripes and Polkadots offers downstate Illinois’ largest selection of modern cloth diapers. Visit our booth to see products, purchase items and enter a contest to win a cloth diaper basket!
Midwest Pranic Healing will be providing brochures and information about Pranic Healing and their practices.
Every homeowner should test their home for invisible, radioactive gas “radon.” Home test kits are available for $10.00 each. Radon specialist will answer questions.
Environmentally and Socially Responsible Investing Services. Sound investment strategies that work toward your financial goals, avoid companies you oppose, and support your values.
Representative of and securities & advisory services offered through Financial West Group (FWG), FINRA/SIPC. Progressive Asset Management Group is the socially responsible division of Financial West Group. Progressive Asset Management, Inc. and Financial West Group are unaffiliated entities.
Sacred Nature Healing and Wellness – Nidia Butler Licensed Massage Therapist
Massage and energy healing are great health and wellness tools, learn more about adding them to your selfcare toolbox!
Sagebrush Bath and Body
Handmade soaps made in small batches using organic vegetable oils, essential oils and botanicals. Organic facial serums, salves and liquid laundry soap will be available as well.
At Shaklee we believe nature holds the answers to a long and healthy life. We bring you life-enhancing nutritional, personal care and cleaning products that are always safe, always work and are always green.
Come experience all natural, vegan bodycare products made by a socially responsible company and learn how you can earn money and products. Samples and giveaways!
SubtleTees are t-shirts designed with color in mind. Each shirt has one word that when spoken with the color of the shirt becomes a familiar phrase.
Ameriprise will provide information on sustainable and responsible investments through Calvert Investments.
The Tool Library is a free tool lending program designed to serve the Bloomington-Normal Community.
Town of Normal
Community-Wide Sustainability: As a nationally recognized leader in sustainable planning and development, Normal communicates, collaborates and plans with and for the community it serves.
University of Illinois Master Gardeners
The University of Illinois Master Gardeners are highly trained volunteers that serve the McLean County Community in advancing the Horticultural programming of the University of Illinois Extension.
University of Illinois Master Naturalists
University of Illinois Master Naturalists are highly trained volunteers that connect people with nature and help them become engaged environmental stewards.
Experience indoor rock climbing in pictures and get more information on how to get you and your family started on your climbing adventure!
Usborne and Kane/Miller books are great for learning about science, nature, leisure activities, and our environment. We provide home shows, book fairs, fundraisers, matching grants, and business opportunities.
We will have printed materials to distribute and visuals around the climate change, clean energy initiatives and other sustainability issues.
Sell ecofriendly air fresheners and water purification system. Also have laundry pure which allows for cold water washing and no detergent.
Be a part of a solution for local food waste and “stuff” waste by helping start a food rescue initiative or by being a part of the Bloomington-Normal Really Really Free Market.
WaterDrop Shop is an online retailer specializing in fair trade, sustainable products. 10% of every sale is donated to clean water wells in Kenya.
West Bloomington Revitalization Project Bike Repair
Members of WBRP and our friends will be available to make primary repairs on bikes at the ISLWE. We will be available for this work from 9:30 to 1:00. We can inflate tires, adjust brakes, adjust derailleurs, oil chains, replace tires/tubes. Replacement tires should be brought by the bike owner before this event. If someone has training wheels to install we will do that too. There will be no charge for this service. We will have a variety of tubes in common sizes with us to use. There will be no charge for that either. Basically we want to help kids, parents and other adults to be ready for the bike riding season. This will be on a first come basis.
Young Living’s therapeutic essential oils bring positive benefits. Calming, soothing and stimulating–they balance the systems of the body through smell, touch, and taste.