Local Community Living and Giving:
The Geneva Green Market, NFP group is devoted to education of the health-giving nature of locally grown food, local sustainability, and conservation of resources. Located at the Geneva Green Market, a green Farmers Market in Geneva IL.
Peaceful Parlour is proud to be a member of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce.
Experience the City of Geneva, Illinois! This website showcases upcoming events like all of the fun festivals and specific merchant events and points you to the historic venues of this scenic river town. Geneva is located about 35 miles west of Chicago and is nestled between St. Charles & Batavia.
The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission sponsors a variety of cultural arts programs in the community. For example, during the summer they sponsor free concerts at RiverPark, an outdoor amphiteather along the Fox River.
Check for the latest information about recycling in Kane County, Illinois. Stop junk mail, learn about composting and electronics & book recycling.
Local Mom Blogs we love in Fox Valley, IL:
Green Blogs we love:
www.celebrategreen.com - you can also find this wonderful book in our store! Learn how to create eco-savvy Holidays, Celebrations & Traditions for the Whole Family.
www.greenhalloween.org - Peaceful Parlour is happy to participate in Green Halloween's annual costume swap!
Consumer Advocacy Groups and Green Living Resources we love:
Find local recycling options near you and laern the basics about recycling. This is a great 'go-to' source for all things recycling and the latest in Green Livng!
The mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. By far the best source to look up ingredients and products by name to see how safe (or unsafe) they are on the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database.
Earth Day Network was founded on the premise that all people, regardless of race, gender, income, or geography, have a moral right to a healthy, sustainable environment.
GreenerChoices.org, launched on Earth Day 2005 by Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, is a Web-based initiative to inform, engage, and empower consumers about environmentally-friendly products and practices. GreenerChoices.org offers an accessible, reliable, and practical source of information on buying “greener” products that have minimal environmental impact and meet personal needs.
Peaceful Parlour collects natural corks for submission to Recork who grinds them into shoe soles. You can also check if the your favorite wine variety uses natural cork here before you purchase it.
Check if the kids's books that you buy are 'rainforest safe' by visiting the Rainforest Action Network.
Directories for Earth Friendly Businesses including Peaceful Parlour:
Green America's Vision: We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come.
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Elgin Green Expo ~ May 10th & 11th. Please visit this fantastic Expo focused on green living! (note that due to scheduling conflicts we will not be a vendor at this year's event).
Mother's Day ~ May 12th, Open from 11am to 5pm. Happy Mother's Day to all of the Moms!
Gardenology in Geneva ~ May 18th, 10am to 5pm.
June 8th - Geneva celebrates National Get Outdoors (GO) Day! Come to RiverPark for a wonderful day to celebrate and discover nature and the arts.
June 8th - Aurora Green Lights. Peaceful Parlour will not be a vendor at this year's event since we'll be at the Midwest Women's Herbal Conference. We encourage all green living enthusiasts to visit the Aurora fest!
Summer 2013 ~ Patchouli plays Twilights on the Terrace for a 3rd Season! Fridays from 6pm to 9pm ~ June 14th, July 12th, August 2nd & September 13th.
Swedish Days in Geneva ~ June 18th - June 23rd.