Seven Generations Ahead constantly pushes sustainability efforts forward. Our work spans many areas, but always with the focus of promoting healthy, sustainable communities. Explore our work below.


Sustainable Communities

SGA works with communities and counties to support local sustainability plan development and implementation. SGA designs with community leaders and facilitates community engagement as part of plan development processes, consults on RFP development, creates plans based on bottom-up and top-down community input, drives implementation phases, and directly implements specific strategies tied to sustainability plans...

Healthy Communities

SGA convenes stakeholders, builds networks, and supports exiting partnerships and networks to achieve healthy community goals related to obesity prevention – including healthy eating, active transportation, and physical activity....

Farm to School - Fresh from the Farm

Across the country, school and community leaders are joining the Farm to School movement as they realize the health and local economic benefits of providing children access to fresh, nutritious food. Farm to School programs...

Zero Waste 

Seven Generations Ahead promotes planning and implementation that moves toward the goal of generating Zero Waste. ...

Learning Forums

SGA organizes conferences, learning events, planning forums and trainings that convene local and regional leaders and practitioners; provide best practices learning; showcase model initiatives; offer tools and materials; and build toward and support broader sustainable and healthy community planning initiatives....

Special Projects

Seven Generations Ahead is frequently consulted regarding sustainability projects in the Midwest....

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Seven Generations Ahead
1049 Lake Street, Suite 200
Oak Park, IL, 60301
(708) 660 - 9909