Second Annual Kentuckiana

Green and Local Business Mini-Conference 

 Home  Schedule | Speakers | About  | Register | Join |Sponsor|Community

Join us April 20 -21 for Earth Week and the Green & Local Business Mini-Conference  

Please RSVP to 502 410 2786 or email                    Please let us know if you will be attending the Free Breakfast, 8 a.m., April 21 - Thanks!

Sustainable Business Networks  - Growing Local Living Economies 

Green and Local Business Mini-Conference 2008

Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St, Louisville, KY, 40206.

Click here to Download the Green and Local Events   Flier! 

Use it for announcements and post it at your office, neighborhood center and at community meetings - spread the word!


How do businesses and communities partner to learn about, profit from and adopt green and local business solutions?

By working together!

Click here to join:

Sustainable Business Networks Membership Brochure.

Join today and benefit from access to the local and global networks of businesses who are creating local living economies today!

Sustainble Business Networks is a voluntary non-profit project. Your financial and in-kind help is appreciated! Click here to donate now!

Google Groups
Subscribe to Sustainable Business Networks
Visit this group
Earth Week 2008 in Louisville!
Take a look at what's happening in the 'ville - and add your event to the mix! Earth Week Louisville Blog and Calendar
Keep Up With The Sustainable Business Networks Blog

Subscribe Now: Feed Icon


Green and Local Sponsors  (Sponsorships available-Click here)






Sunday, April 20, 6-9 pm:

Earth Week Keynote: Judy Wicks

Monday, April 21:

Green & Local 2008


Sunday, April 20, 6-9 pm:

Earth Week Keynote: Judy Wicks

Monday, April 21:

Green & Local 2008

8:00-10:00 a.m. - Business Breakfast with Judy Wicks

Going Green & Local: Business Success Stories

10:00 am - 12 pm - Where Do We Go From Here? Business and Community Partnerships for a Local Living Economy

12 - 2 pm Lunch and Learn: How Do We Network & Market for Sustainable Business Success?

See the Full Schedule


Read the Sustainable Business Networks Blog

Learn More and Join SBN

Suggest a Workshop, Presenter or Resource

Open Learning and Community

Earthweek in Louisville

Earth Week with 

Judy Wicks 
Green and Local Business & Community

Topping our list of Earth Week events is the exciting news of the Green and Local Keynote and Business Breakfast presentations by Judy Wicks!  

Earth Week Keynote address:  Judy Wicks will be speaking at 7:00 p.m., Sunday April 20 for the Local Living Economies Earth Week Kickoff .  Judy will be speaking  on her experience in creating sustainable community business through the White Dog Cafe, her famous restaurant in Philadelphia and the growing success of sustainable businesses around the world.  A Reception will begin at 6 pm.

At 8 a.m. Monday, April 21 Judy Wicks will kick off the morning with a Business Breakfast for the Green and Local Business Mini-ConferenceJudy will discuss the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, the global network of local business associations she co-founded.


April 20th
6 p.m. - Judy Wicks: Reception
7 p.m. - Judy Wicks: Living with Local Economies
* Free and Open to the Public!

April 21st
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Business Breakfast with Judy Wicks and others. Going Green and Local: Business Success Stories
10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Where Do We Go From Here? Business & Community Partnerships for a Local Living Economy
12 p.m. - 2 p.m. - Lunch and Learn: How Do We Network & Market for Sustainable Business Success?

Location for all Events
The Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street
For more information, visit:
George Perkins 502.425.6645
Green and Local Conference questions 502.410.2786

Green and Local Sponsors  (Sponsorships available-Click here)

Center for Neighborhoods, Sustainable Business Networks, Caudill Seed, Webster University, Tom Owen—Metro Council 8th District, Emily Bingham and Stephen Reily, Bike Couriers Bike Shop, Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets, Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Watrous Associates Architects, Fred A. Fischer, Keith’s Hardware & Rental, Amazing Grace Whole Foods & Nutrition Center, River Fields, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Legacy Development Corp., ear X-tacy, and Church of the Epiphany Environmental Committee, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth. Community Farm Alliance, Frankfort Avenue Business Association, Designer/Builder, Hotter Times Native Landscaping, Commonwealth Computer Recycling, Century Studio, Moore Environmental Associates, Adena Institute, The Clifton Center, Sustainable Clifton, Brick House, and WXBH.

To learn more and register for the conference:
If you, your business, or community organization would like to join or learn more about Sustainable Business Networks, please take a look at:

You're Invited!

And start planning now for the National Conference of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies



About Judy Wicks

 Judy Wicks is the world class business owner of the White Dog Cafe, a visionary social entrepreneur and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living  Economies and the Philadelphia Sustainable Business Network, an advisory board member of the American Independent Business Alliance, and one of the great champions of Green and Local business!

Judy is an internationally known and inspiring speaker, networker and vision-keeper for a positive, sustainable future. We are honored to have her with us for this year's Earth Day!


Sustainable neighborhoods and businesses learning to “Go Green and Local” offer hope in these times of economic turbulence, global climate change, threats of oil shortages and confrontation. Citizens and consumers build community and relationships by patronizing local businesses. 

Judy’s message is Hopeful, Timely, Important...Everyone Come !


Green and Local Sponsors  (Sponsorships available-Click here)

Sustainable Business Networks

Center for Neighborhoods

Adena Center  

Webster University

Watrous Associates Architect

Clifton Center

Mark Issacs /Legacy Development

Heine Brothers Coffee  

Community Farm Alliance

Caudill Seed

Councilman Tom Owen

Emily Bingham

Bike Depot

Rainbow Blossom 

Watrous Associates

Dr. Fred Fischer

Keith’s Hardware

Amazing Grace Natural Foods

River Fields

Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church

Mark Isaacs/ Legacy Development

The Clifton Center 

Sustainable Clifton 

WXBH FM & The Brick House  

Local Living Economies Working Group