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posted by Lydia Krupinski

Here at Sprout we are stoked about the upcoming 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. As we’re scouring the web for events celebrating this consciousness-raising holiday we have found that in Chicago, Earth Day really is every day!

Here are some happenings scheduled for this weekend:

Green Gene’s  Anniversary Celebration Come celebrate one of our favorite nook’s 2nd anniversary! All weekend this sweet sustainable shop in Andersonville will be hosting presentations, discussions, and eco-crafting demos as they celebrate two years of  sustainable business. From story-telling and block building  to vermiculture and local artists, this event will have something for eco verts of all ages!

Why It’s Green: Hosted by a green business, features local vendors, sustainable demos

Where: 5111 North Clark Street Chicago

When: Saturday, April 10th 10am-8pm; Sunday April 11th 12-4pm

Cost: Free! Read the rest of this entry »

By Lydia Krupinski


Green Genes is a refreshing eco-alternative to the budding boutiques of Andersonville’s busy shopping district. Situated just south of Foster on Clark Street, this charming shop will be celebrating its one year anniversary this coming week. In honor of their first birthday, Sprout Chicago caught up with co-owner Heather Muenstermann to talk about her little gem. Read the rest of this entry »


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