La Grange, IL (PRWEB) June 2, 2008
Living lightly on the earth has become a critical issue and passion for concerned citizens everywhere. Yet, few people have achieved as complete a transformation into a sustainable lifestyle as Alline Anderson, proprietor of the Milkweed Mercantile. Recently discovered by Sue Reardon of SoTish, Reardon was so impressed by her eco-ethical products and delicacies that she has invited this eco-luminary to present her goods & goodies at the SoTish Eco-Faire on June 26-29.
"Alline is on the forefront of sustainable living. Nine years ago, she moved her family from San Francisco to Missouri where they live in an eco-village. Devoted to sustainability in every aspect of their life and work, her intimate community of green ideology is known throughout the world." Stated Sue Reardon, co-owner of SoTish.
SoTish Eco-Faire Will Feature:
•exquisite furniture naturally crafted from certified sustainable sources using environmentally responsible finishes.
•handcrafted jewelry made from recycled silver and glass and seeds from the woods of Kentucky
•stunning hand-woven colorful baskets created from discarded recyclable materials
•100% eco-friendly toys, treats and gear for the family pet
•household products ranging from safe, effective sunscreen to everyday necessities, all made of non-toxic materials.
The first of its kind for SoTish, the Eco-Faire will run Thursday, June 26th through Sunday, June 29th. An opening reception and opportunity to meet Anderson of the Milkweed Mercantile, will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday evening. Guests at the reception will be treated to a delicious organic hors d'oeuvre buffet prepared by SoTish Chef Joe Duffy. Admission is free and open to the public. For further information on the SoTish Eco-Faire, contact SoTish at 708.588.1115.
About the Milkweed Mercantile:
Located on the rolling prairie at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage in Northeastern Missouri, the Milkweed Mercantile makes its home in an elegant yet comfortable two-story strawbale building. Powered solely by the sun and wind, the Mercantile demonstrates the exciting viability of renewable energy as well as the aesthetic beauty of natural construction. Onsite seminars, retreats and public events encourage guests to learn about and participate in all aspects of a more sustainable life. The store enables guests to shop for items chosen to lessen our impact while delighting our senses. Visitors to the Mercantile, whether in person or online, will be treated to a decidedly unstuffy version of green, where learning and enjoying life are given a high priority. Information about the Milkweed Mercantile can be found at http://www.milkweedmercantile.com, or by phone at 660.883.5634.
SoTish offers a variety of artistic endeavors for those who choose a life with style. Innovative home furnishings and decorative arts fill the SoTish Lifestyle Studio. Creative staging services are offered to prepare homes for market or for that extra special occasion. Unique personal and corporate gifts are available in the SoTish Online Gift Boutique. Live jazz and blues performances are held monthly at the Jazz Cabaret SoTish. Chef Joe prepares delicious dishes for the Chef's Calendar Cuisine dinner offering. The intimate SoTish café is available for private parties seven days a week. SoTish is located in the center of downtown La Grange at 23 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, Illinois. More information about SoTish can be found at http://www.sotish.com or by calling 708.588.1115.
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