Monthly Archives: May 2013
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Green Drinks Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Monthly Green Networking Event
Join us for good drinks, good conversation and a chance to network with other environmentally minded people. Let’s bring together the environmental/ green/ sustainability community in Milwaukee and have fun doing it!
NEXT EVENT: June 12, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm
WHERE: Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery. 901 W Juneau, Milwaukee. map it This unique German-style beer hall is located in the Pabst Brewery re-development. The “Brewery” was recently awarded LEED-ND Platinum, making it one of the greenest neighborhood developments in the US. http://www.bestplacemilwaukee.com/
SPEAKER: Steve Hawthorne – Founder, Nine Bars, Inc and Member of the Specialty Coffee Association of America Sustainability Council
Topic: Social Responsibility in the Coffee Supply Chain
Steve has worked in the specialty coffee industry for more than 13 years, spending the last six years working directly with coffee producers. After his first trip to meet with producers in El Salvador, he was struck to see firsthand the struggles that producers face. He has since worked to build sustainable relationships at origin. Learn about the importance of social responsibility in coffee and all of the people involved in helping you to have your morning cup.
After the speaker we’ll share drinks and network.
Don’t miss the fun!
REGISTER TODAY at http://mgdjune2013.eventbrite.com/
Upcoming Green Drinks: Green Drinks are every second Wednesday of the month
- July 10th – (tentative) Tom Eggert, Wisconsin DNR’s Green Tier program and Exec Dir Wisconsin Sustainability Business Council
- August 14th – Zilber Group – Tour of the Brewery; real estate and redevelopment