All Around Dane County

Join Sustain Dane members and sustainability enthusiasts as we visit communities throughout the county to learn from local leaders and get acquainted. We’ve visited Oregon, Shorewood, Middleton, Cross Plains, and more. If your community would like to get involved, contact

Upcoming programs and events:

Wednesday, October 25, McFarland

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.


Previous programs and events: 2023

April: Mt. Horeb

Listen to the podcast, where we delve into the motivations and aspirations the citizens of Mt. Horeb have for fostering sustainability, connection, and positive change within their communities. We got to hear from local leaders, artisans, and residents whose stories intertwine to give a greener outlook for this community. Check out a video recording of the event here.

June: Sun Prairie

Tune in to the podcast where we hear from Sarah Wells (Sun Prairie Market Manager), Bill Dunlop (VP of Sun Prairie (Parks Friends), and Ben Stanger (Founder of Green Box). They talk about what they do and how their respective organizations are helping Sun Prairie and Dane County be a more sustainable community.

August: Deerfield

We heard from the Couillard Solar Foundation on various solar projects they have completed including Deerfield schools. The Deerfield Community Center shared some sustainability initiatives, along with Native Range talking about regenerative planting. Stay tuned for a podcast on this event.