Exhibitor List 2014

Banner4Bokashi Composting – Dave Yaney

Worm composting demonstration.

The Conservation Foundation

Information about organization’s sustainability and land/water protection efforts.

Contrary Mary’s Plants and Designs

Information about heirloom vegetables and vegetables available for purchase.

Diocese of Joliet Office of Human Dignity – Tom Garlitz

Informational material about this ministry and cause.

Frack Free Illinois – Dr. Lora Chamberlain, M.D.

Informational material about the organization and a few giveaways.


Donation and educational materials about the organization. Avoid the landfills through donation.

Green Building, “Our Own Green Home” – Mary Meyers

Information about green building.

Green Earth Institute – Steve Tiwald

Program and farm information.

Health and Wellness

Diane Finch – Massage, jin shin do acupressure
Chris Lynch – Massage, reflexology
For more information: clynch.massagetherapy.com
Sherry Lukas – Healing Touch
For more information: healingtouchprogram.com
Lori Mahler, Wellness Coach, Wellness4Life
For more information: www.Lori-Mahler.com
Peggy Caruso – Reiki

Interfaith on Corporate Responsibility – Gwen Farry, BVM

Coalition and advocacy information.

Joliet Park District – Terry Keigher & Casey O’Connell

Park District information and all-day children’s activities.

Land Conservancy of Will County – Julia Plumb

Handing out native seed mixes as well as distributing membership information.

Mama’s Magic Manure – Emily Thiel

Information about products sold such as Mama’s Magic Manure, goats and sheep, eggs and Carmen & Carries Compost Cookeries.

Mary’s Wholesome Living – Mary Krystinak

Hands on experience of making sauerkraut. Taste the whole fruits in Mary’s hand crafted jams such as Blueberry Elderberry or Pumpkin Apple Spice butter. Experience the the crunch of her Delicious Dill Pickles or the pungent bite of Kimchi. Quench your thirst with a  bubbly probiotic glass of Kombucha while
enjoying the day’s activities!

McDonald Farm – Jim Kleinwachter

Educational material and rain barrel display.

Meet Up: Helpers of Mother Earth – Victor Kemp

Informational materials about this group and what they do!

Permaculture Design – Gini Lester

Educational material.

Water With Blessings – Mary Meyers

Water filtration system demonstration.

Wild Ones of Will County – Carrie Rock

Information about protection & selection of Native Plants to create Natural Landscapes and biodiversity.

Will County Beekeepers Assoc. – Darien Kruss

Educational materials, hive products and an enclosed observational hive.

Will County Chapter, Illinois Audubon Society – Ruth Meyer

Birding information as well as a children’s bookmark activity with nature related stamping.

Will County Forest Preserve District

Informational materials about their mission, volunteer opportunities and more.

Will County Health Dept. – Sharrita Vantrece

Informational material about the Illinois Tobacco Quitline

Will County Land Use Recovery and Energy – Kathy Pecora

Informational material for both adults and children as well as coloring books about gardening and bees.

Will County Master Gardeners – U of I Extension Master Gardeners

Straw bale gardening, container gardening and worm composting.

Willing Wilton Workers 4-H – Lisa Vancina

Science fair board and pamphlets.

Will-South Cook Soil & Water –  Kim Mitchell

Resources for soil and water conservation as well as soil and water test kits.

Women of Faith for Justice – Joyce Ruhaak

Informational items.

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