Local Community Living and Giving:
The Geneva Green Market, NFP group is devoted to education of the health-giving nature of locally grown food, local sustainability, and conservation of resources. Located at the Geneva Green Market, a green Farmers Market in Geneva IL.
Peaceful Parlour is proud to be a member of the Geneva Chamber of Commerce.
Experience the City of Geneva, Illinois! This website showcases upcoming events like all of the fun festivals and points you to the historic venues of this scenic river town. Geneva is located about 35 miles west of Chicago and is nestled between St. Charles & Batavia.
The Geneva Cultural Arts Commission sponsors a variety of cultural arts programs in the community. For example, during the summer they sponsor free concerts at RiverPark, an outdoor amphiteather along the Fox River.

One of the absolute coolest events held in Geneva related to the arts is the Geneva Film Festival in early March.
Check for the latest information about recycling in Kane County, Illinois. Stop junk mail, learn about composting and electronics & book recycling.

Local Mom Blogs we love in Fox Valley, IL:

Consumer Advocacy Groups and Green Living Resources we love:

Peaceful Parlour is proud to be one of many sponsors of this gathering of midwestern herbalists held in early June. We love the kids herbal camp too.
Find local recycling options near you and laern the basics about recycling. This is a great ‘go-to’ source for all things recycling and the latest in Green Livng!
The mission of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) is to use the power of public information to protect public health and the environment. By far the best source to look up ingredients and products by name to see how safe (or unsafe) they are on the Skin Deep Cosmetics Database.
Earth Day Network was founded on the premise that all people, regardless of race, gender, income, or geography, have a moral right to a healthy, sustainable environment., launched on Earth Day 2005 by Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, is a Web-based initiative to inform, engage, and empower consumers about environmentally-friendly products and practices. offers an accessible, reliable, and practical source of information on buying “greener” products that have minimal environmental impact and meet personal needs.
Peaceful Parlour collects natural corks for submission to Recork who grinds them into shoe soles. You can also check if the your favorite wine variety uses natural cork here before you purchase it.
Check if the kids’s books that you buy are ‘rainforest safe’ by visiting the Rainforest Action Network.

Directories and Resources for Earth Friendly Businesses including Peaceful Parlour:
Green America’s Vision: We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come.