What does 'sustainability' mean?
sus·tain·a·bil·i·ty [suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee] noun
1.the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.
2. Environmental Science: the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.
"Earth provides enough to satisfy every mans needs, but not every mans greed." ~Mahatma Gandhi
Our Chapter welcomes the opportunity to speak at conferences, expos and events on the topic of sustainability and green building. In 2012 our Chapter Chair did a presentation for the AIA Design in the Hills convention. If you are interested in utilizing the resources our Chapter has to offer please contact our Chapter Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Local Sustainable Businesses & Organizations
Black Hills Farmer's Market
South Dakota Farmers Union
Wild Idea Buffalo Co.
Breadroot Natural Foods Co-op
City of Rapid City Standing Committee on Sustainability
Sustainable South Dakota
Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op