Sustainable Business Center

The Land Connection
3:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Striving for the Next Best Practices in Sustainability

The idea of sustainability is often preached by environmentalists, though it can be difficult to pinpoint the meaning of the concept.

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Sitka Salmon Shares has succesful first year.
1:51 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Galesburg Business has a Happy Holiday

Marsh Skeele, one of Sitka Salmon Shares fisherman.
Credit Sitka Salmon Shares

A company that started this past year in Galesburg’s sustainable business center is having a happy holiday season. Sitka Salmon Shares sells portions, or shares, of a fisherman’s catch to customers across the Midwest.

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Emphasis – November 2
10:02 am
Fri November 2, 2012

The Sustainable Business Center in Galesburg

Cesar Suarez, Ryan Lilly, and Eric Dilts (left to right)
Credit Rich Egger

Rich Egger’s guests on Emphasis are Cesar Suarez, Ryan Lilly, and Eric Dilts. They talk about the Sustainable Business Center in Galesburg.

Suarez is the city’s economic development director, Lilly is manager of the Entrepreneurship Center of West Central Illinois (which is located at the SBC), and Dilts is the sustainability director at the SBC.

Dilts said the SBC is a business incubator.

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Biofuel from Cover Crop's Seeds
3:20 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Pennycress Project to Seek Involvement from Farmers

Pennycress
  • Interview with Gary Camarano

A series of meetings with farmers will be held to explain the role they can play in a proposed new plant that would create biofuel by extracting oil from the seeds of pennycress.

Galesburg's Entrepreneur, Business and Industry Network is collaborating on the project with Pennycress Energy Company, LLC.

EBI Global Strategies Director Gary Camarano said the company is seeking farmers willing to have the cover crop planted on their land.

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