Green businesses are sprouting at The Plant

Beer is the key to everything, says Carolee Kokola of Bubbly Dynamics, landlords of Chicago’s The Plant. The Plant is a former meatpacking plant that’s been repurposed as into a food-production facility. The goal is to have a building with zero waste and a self-generated power supply—no small feat for a large industrial building. While open to … [ Read more]

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The Growler and Chowgirls present THRIVE: Sustainability Sessions

THRIVE: Sustainability Sessions brings together local minds to explore sustainable living in Minnesota While many recognize Minnesota’s growing reputation for sustainability after being named in the top ten most LEED-certified construction projects per capita in 2013 and with the state’s largest-ever solar energy project moving forward, Minnesota is also making strides in food production and consumption, brewing, … [ Read more]

Thousands Win – A Brooklyn Rooftop Hop Farm & Brewery

America’s largest concrete jungle sprouts rooftop hop farm and brewery. Thousands Win is a startup out of Brooklyn, New York with dreams of creating sustainable green spaces and to brew truly local NYC beer. The founders, Caleb Freese and Julian Hensarling, have developed a lightweight green roof system to grow hops atop New York buildings. … [ Read more]