Honoring and embracing humanity and the natural world.

Center for Sustainable Community

“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.”

Margaret J. Wheatley

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Volunteers carry our team through the season. We rely on your help to maintain our land projects and embark on new ones. Volunteering with CSC is a great way to explore new passions and develop new skills. 

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Your donations will help us continue our important work and support ongoing and future land projects. You can be a one-time donor or commit to donating monthly. Click below to explore our options. 


We host many events and workshops throughout the year and we are looking to keep expanding. Subscribe to our newsletter, follow us on Facebook, and check our website to stay updated on upcoming events and workshops.


Saturday, January 25th

Burns Night Fundraiser

We are hosting our 2nd annual Burns Night fundraising dinner at the Stelle Community Center. Kasandra Ireland will be leading guests through a night of fun celebrating the life of poet Robert Burns with poetry readings, traditional Scottish cuisine, music, and of course, whiskey! 

Price is $25 per person and includes dinner and a dram of whiskey. Drinks will be available for purchase throughout the night. RSVP on our Facebook event or contact us directly via email or phone.

stelle.csc@gmail.com or (815) 256-2202

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