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Opportunities for Sustainable Community and Neighborhood Development

10.13.17 | In the News

This article in the Las Vegas Optic outlines the key takeaways from our most recent Glass Half Full discussion series event in September focused on models for sustainable community and neighborhood development. While the majority of the issues discussed were Chicago specific, the piece explains that communities nationwide have the potential to better integrate the environment, the economy and the…More


Midwest Energy News names Kevin Dick to 40 under 40 award list

10.12.17 | Announcements

Delta Institute Director Kevin Dick, LEED AP O+M, was highlighted in the 2017 Midwest Energy News’ 40 Under 40 award list. The program features emerging leaders throughout the region and their work in America’s transition to a clean energy economy. Kevin has been an on the ground leader in energy and green buildings for over 15 years, developing and delivering…More


Artisan Grain Collaborative Receives USDA Grant to Bring Small-batch Grains to Chicago

10.11.17 | Announcements

We are thrilled to announce that the Artisan Grain Collaborative (AGC) received a $434,000 grant through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s Local Food Promotion Program. This grant will assist the partnership of bakers, chefs, millers, nonprofits, advocates, entrepreneurs, and school nutrition experts to further grow and develop as they introduce small-batch artisan grains into the Chicago region. AGC will use…More


Driven Doer: Olga Lyandres

10.02.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. Meet Olga Lyandres, Ecosystems Specialist with Delta Institute. She grew up in Russia, but has called Chicago home for 15 years, where she is lucky to live within walking distance of the…More