3.20.12 – Made in StL

Where: Schlafly Bottleworks
7260 Southwest Ave. (at Manchester)
Maplewood, MO 63143
(314) 241- BEER (2337)
When: Tuesday March 20th, 6:30 to 9pm (panel at 7pm)

Is re-localizing our economy possible when it seems like manufacturing job are disappearing?

If the doers and makers are the next movers and shakers, then who are the local green entrepreneurs doing the making? Beginning at 7pm, a panel discussion will feature three manufacturers of products in St. Louis who are designed from the ground up to be green. They have thrived over the economic downturn creating local manufacturing jobs.

What’s their secret? Come find out.


Jermain Todd, owner of MWANZI CO., a green furniture maker

Tim Barklage, Chief Idealist & CEO of Better Life cleaning products

Jean Scholtes
, owner, KIND soap company

$3 suggested donation


Co-sponsored by BUILD St. Louis


St. Louis Green Drinks joins BUILD St. Louis

StL Green Drinks is proud to announce that we’ve joined BUILD St. Louis. We will be partnering with them to provide programming and networking events based on common interests. The first BUILD St. Louis – StL Green Drinks event will be on Tuesday March 20th at Schlafly Bottleworks.

You’ve probably seen BUILD member signs and literature at great local indies in St. Louis city and county. Check out their ads in the latest or recent issues of Sauce Magazine, The Healthy Planet Magazine, The Gateway Gardener, and R3 Saint Louis (Repair, Restore, Remodel).

We hope to see you there!

BUILD St. Louis is a coalition of locally owned independent businesses, nonprofit groups, and citizens that runs a co-op public awareness campaign about the importance of buying locally. Contact BUILD at info@buildstlouis.org and support their efforts by becoming a member. Businesses and nonprofit members receive a variety of great benefits and discounts. Concerned citizens can also join by making a small annual contribution. Join BUILD and be vocal for locals!