We believe there should never be a time in DuPage County when a DuPager sighs, “I would be more sustainable, if only I had a friend who would teach me!” NOW YOU DO.
This is our live directory of Sustain DuPage volunteers who have agreed to teach you a sustainability “DuSkill” they are passionate about!
Ambassadors listed on this page have not had a background check from Sustain DuPage.
***If you know an individual who should be added to this list, or if you would like to be listed please email us!
Nicholas Fuller: Small business entrepreneur, poppa, gardener.
DuSkills: Sustainable landscaping, native landscaping, ecological restoration, controlled burning.
Andrew Van Gorp: Andrew received a major in Sustainable Community Development. Born-and-raised DuPager.
DuSkills: Permaculture certified, traditional skills (fiber art in particular), wild foraging, art & community engagement, community organizing, photography, videography, graphic design, and writing.
Emily Shepherd Prasad: Momma and community organizer.
DuSkills: Food preservation (water bath and pressure canning).
Jeremy Nash: Poppa and community organizer.
DuSkills: Founding a Food Co-Operative.
Amanda Moss: Agripreneur.
DuSkills: Mushroom hunting, wild foraging, canning and preserving.
Karen Vanek: Small business owner.
DuSkills: permaculture, silvaculture, and wild harvest.
Ted Lowe: Suburban farmer and renewable energy technician.
DuSkills: organic food growing, native plant landscaping, bicycling, voluntary simplicity, rain barrel assembly/repair, electric vehicle assembly/repair, solar water heater installation/repair, solar panel installation/repair.