Alliance for a Greener South Loop

We are greener, together.

People’s Choice Winner

Our Veggie Chili Cook-Off was really fun. We came, we tasted, we savored and we supported the environment. Here’s one of the winning recipes, Gail Merritt’s 3-Bean Chili, People’s Choice Gail’s 3-Bean Chili Better if made 1 day before serving Ingredients (approximate). Go organic if you can. ;] Olive oil for sautéing 2 onions, chopped medium-fine […]

MMMM! The last Monday in May

With Memorial Day upon us, we have MMMM! Meatless Memorial Monday in May. For those of you who took the challenge to join the South Loop’s MMM! campaign and found it challenging: Thanks for trying. That alone makes a difference. And you’ve almost made it! Just one more day to go and then you can […]

Cooking Ideas for MMM!

There are MANY resources available online to help expand our meatless recipe repertoire. For example, check out the national site for Meatless Monday: But we know the best recipes are the ones we get from our friends and family. Post your favorite meatless recipe here by commenting to this post (Leave a Reply, below) […]

Win Dinner for 2 @ Custom House Tavern

Custom House Tavern, 500 S. Dearborn, famous for elegant dining and environmentally-conscious cuisine, has donated to our raffle: Dinner for Two! Pledge now to go meatless on Mondays in May to enter the raffle!  

Whole Foods Market – South Loop + MMM!

Whole Foods is partnering with the Alliance on Meatless Mondays in May…MMM! Mark your calendars for 5-7pm, May 7, 14, 21, and 28 and plan to join team members Emily and Andi at the South Loop Whole Foods. They will be demonstrating – and you can sample – simple and quick meatless recipes straight from […]

Freakonomics Video about Eating Less Meat

Thanks South Loop Neighbor Mary, for sharing this link. I am not about to start eating the ‘roo, but I do like hearing smart people talking about complex things in simple ways: Freakonomics: Does Eating Local Hurt The Environment? (VIDEO) any suggestions on how to post this on our Facebook page?  


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