Institute for Sustainable Development
Brian Grossman

Individual 'Greenie" Award Winner - Ken Grossman, Owner of Sierra Nevada Brewery
Brian Grossman accepted the award in his absence at the 2007 conference banquet November 2nd.


Our Sustainable Future - CSU, Chico

2007 Conference Sponsors

We have had an enormous amount of support from our colleagues at Butte College, and from others in this wonderful community! We'd like to thank all of you who contributed to the success of this conference, including all of the speakers who gave their time and energy to help us in our efforts to connect with the North State, educate, and spread the word about sustainability.
Our supporters include:

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Butte College staff, faculty and students
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA 95965
As a co-host of this conference, Butte College has been instrumental in the planning and organization of this conference. They will provide continued support during the conference with shuttle service for tours to Sierra Nevada Brewery and the Recycling and Rubbish Exhibit Friday and Saturday dduring the conference.

2155 Delaware Ave., Ste 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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The ChicoBag Company
173 East 3rd Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
As a continued supporter of sustainable events in this community, ChicoBag has helped us to provide their popular ChicoBags for conference registrants.

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Floral Native Nursery
Floral Native Nursery is a specialized nursery growing and selling California Native Plants for retail, wholesale, and contracts. We propagate California trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses from seeds and cuttings for gardens, commercial landscapes, and restoration. Come visit our nursery in Chico to celebrate California’s incredible flora.
We would like to thank the Floral Native Nursery for providing some of their beautiful plants at our conference.

The Earl Foor Foundation
870 Manzanita Court, Suite A
Chico, CA 95926
The Foor Foundation was organized for the purpose of educating the people of California. Its aims are to provide education in the area of zero population growth and related environmental issues. Specifically, the Foor Foundation intends to educate the people of California on issues of over-use of natural resources, excessive pollution, lack of waste disposal, and related affects on the human population.
We would like to thank The Foor Foundation for its generous financial support of this conference.

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Grilla Bites
Garden Villa Location
196 Cohasset Road
Chico, CA 95926
Grilla Bites has become a favorite among local vegetarians and will host the Saturday, November 3rd Organic Dinner Buffet at their Cohasset Road location. Thank you Grilla Bites!

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Lundberg Family Farms
5370 Church Street
Richvale, CA 95974
A continued supporter of this conference, other sustainable events at CSU, Chico, and in the community, thank you Lundberg Farms!

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Massa Organics
P.O. Box 535
Hamilton City, CA 95951
You'll have the opportunity to taste Massa Organics' rice during the conference banquet Friday, November 2nd. They have generously donated rice for the meal and are involved supporters of this conference. Thank you Massa Organics for your support!

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News & Review

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River Partners
580 Vallombrosa Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
In 1998 River Partners was founded by two conservation-minded farmers who believed that the fields of habitat restoration and agriculture could work together.  Now a nonprofit corporation, its mission is to create wildlife habitat for the benefit of people and the environment.  River Partners protects the environment by implementing large scale restoration projects along streams and rivers.  Our project sites span California’s Central Valley, including the Sacramento, San Joaquin, Merced, Tuolumne, Feather and Stanislaus rivers.  To date we have planted over 750,000 native trees, shrubs and grasses, and restored over 6,000 acres.

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Sierra Nevada Brewery
1075 East 20th Street
Chico, CA 95928
Sierra Nevada Brewery has provided continued support to the University and to this community for number of projects, including this conference. Thank you Sierra Nevada for your support!

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Smucker Quality Beverages
R.W. Knudsen
Chico, CA
Smucker Quality Beverages donated some of their Organic Santa Cruz Beverages, made with 100% renewable energy, for the conference. Thank you Smucker Quality Beverages!

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Woof & Poof

Additional Conference Support:

Associated Students Conference Services Department of Philosophy
CSU, Chico
Disability Support Services
CSU, Chico
Regional & Continuing Education, CSU, Chico

Economics Department
CSU, Chico

Department of Sociology
CSU, Chico
Health and Community Services, CSU, Chico The College of Natural Sciences
CSU, Chico
Instructional Media Center The Peace Institute


If you would like to join us in this effort and help sponsor this event next year, please contact The Institute for Sustainable Development at the address below.