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Register Now for McHenry County’s Largest Green Event

Jun 27, 2019 12:48PM

The McHenry County College (MCC) Sustainability Center will hold its annual Green Living Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., November 2, at the MCC gym/multipurpose room and surrounding areas of the college, in Crystal Lake. Visitors can take a tour of MCC’s new greenhouse and high tunnels (hoop houses). Green businesses and organizations are welcome and are invited to register now to interact and showcase their businesses with McHenry County’s green community.

       People can shop and talk with local environmental organizations. New this year, they can attend a variety of workshops with local people creating solutions, including regenerative agriculture, composting/permaculture and help with recycling. The Expo had record attendance last year of more than 1,100 visitors. Returning this year is the popular artists’ walk, featuring unique and sustainable creations. Businesses with appropriate green holiday gift ideas are also encouraged to register.

 

Location: McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14, Crystal Lake. Registration is required, several sponsorship levels are available. For sponsor, vendor, exhibitor and artist information and to receive a registration form, call 815-479-7765 or email [email protected]ry.edu.