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  • Green Quote

    “The battle is over, the oil peakists have won.

  • Farmers’ Markets Open for Business

    • Jacksonport Farmers’ Market at Lakeside Park, Tuesday, 9 am – 1 pm. • Settlement Shops Farmers’ Market in Fish Creek, Wednesday, 10 10 am – 2 pm. • Sturgeon Bay Farm/Craft Market at Market Square, Wednesday, 4 – 8 pm.

  • Green Facts

    25,000 Hours of human manual labor energy contained in a single barrel of oil 25 Barrels of oil used each year by the average American, or 300 years worth of manual labor 7 Percent annual decline in production at today’s operating oil fields Source: Eaarth by Bill McKibben

  • Green Quote

    “If it wasn’t profitable for them to do it, then that’s a good argument for leaving the oil in the ground.” – Robert Gramling, who studies the history of the oil industry at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

  • Door County Green Fund Revamped

    The Door County Community Foundation’s Environmental Fund is now the Door County Green Fund, after the former Green Fund reached an agreement to fold its operations into the community foundation.

  • Master Hydro-geologist Featured at June’s Green Drinks

    Sustain Door’s “Green Drinks” will host Andrew Aslesen of the Wisconsin Rural Water Association at its June 22 event, 4:30 – 6 pm at Glas Green Coffeehouse, 67 West Maple St, Sturgeon Bay.

  • Door County Farmers’ Markets Open for Business

    • Jacksonport Farmers’ Market at Lakeside Park, Tuesday, 9 am – 1 pm. • Settlement Shops Farmers’ Market in Fish Creek, Wednesday, 10 10 am – 2 pm. • Sturgeon Bay Farm/Craft Market at Market Square, opens Wednesday, June 23, 4 – 8 pm, and Wednesdays thereafter.

  • Improving Soil Fertility through Living Eco-Systems

    Mark Sturges from The Farm at Chili Nervanas Inc. will present “Improving Soil Fertility through Living Eco-Systems” at Lynn and Nancy Uteschs’ Guardians of the Field Farm in Kewaunee on June 22, 10 am – 3 pm.

  • Green Facts

    50 million The annual subsidy to support technical research given to oil companies by Congress in the 2005 Energy Policy Act 11 Number of countries, of

  • Green Quote

    “To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.

  • Green Facts

    A little biking could bring a lot of savings.

  • A Cleaner Norzwich

    The Fish Creek Market saves trash with new sandwich packaging.

  • DC Farmers’ Markets Open

    • Jacksonport Farmers’ Market opens June 15, 9 am – 1 pm, and each Tuesday thereafter. • Settlement Shops Farmers’ Market opens June 16, 10 am – 2 pm, and each Wednesday thereafter.

  • Is Your Water Dangerous?

    “The Dangers of Nitrates in Your Drinking Water” is the subject of the Door County Environmental Council’s (DCEC) next free program. Dr. Roger Kuhns, geologist and world-traveler, will speak at the event scheduled for Monday, June 21 at 7 pm at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Egg Harbor’s Bay Point Inn Earns Travel Green Certification

    Long committed to sustainability, the Bay Point Inn of Egg Harbor is now recognized by Travel Green Wisconsin as one of more than 270 Travel Green Certified businesses in the state.

  • Green Quote

    “To waste, to destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them amplified and developed.”

  • Green Facts

    $384: The amount spent by people who live within two miles of their office to commute back and forth to work.

  • An Earth-Friendly Norzwich

    For over three decades the Fish Creek Market has been famous for its affordable sandwiches: the Norzwich in the language of Door County, in honor of its late originator Gerald Norz.

  • Farmers’ Markets Open for Business

    • Jacksonport Farmers’ Market opens June 15, 9 am – 1 pm, and each Tuesday thereafter. • Settlement Shops Farmers’ Market opens June 16, 10 am – 2 pm, and each Wednesday thereafter.

  • DCED Seminar Features the Dangers of Drinking Water

    “The Dangers of Nitrates in Your Drinking Water” is the subject of the Door County Environmental Council’s (DCEC) next free program. Dr. Roger Kuhns, geologist and world-traveler, will speak at the event scheduled for Monday, June 21 at 7 pm at Crossroads at Big Creek in Sturgeon Bay.