Eco-J Discovery Days


Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 18-19: Come & Explore from Noon 'til 4

Event Kicks Off Friday, September 17 at 7:00 PM
with a Drum Circle, Bonfire & Night Hike

Admission: $5 adults / $2 children ages 4+

Kids Activities:

Face Painting, Crafts, Eye-spy in the Tree House, & More!

Tomato Tasting / Honey Tasting / Frozen Chili & Frozen Fruit Pies To Go
Unique Gift Shop Items & Nibbles to Purchase



Yoga with Alpacas

Join instructor Chloe Wright for Yoga in our alpaca pasture. Center yourself and connect with nature as you strengthen your mind and body in the quiet presence of these gentle animals.

Sat. Sept. 18 & Sun. Sept. 19 at 9:00 a.m. or 10:15 a.m.

Age 15 and up. Cost: $20

Register here


Guided Walking Meditation

Using the beautiful stone labyrinth and walking path of the Eco-Justice Center, Bhikkhuni Vimala will lead participants through a guided walking meditation. Bhikkhuni Vimala was ordained as a Bhikkhuni (female monk) in 2010 and is a member of the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple Monastic team in Woodstock, Illinois.

The guided meditation includes a Lovingkindness (Metta) Meditation and a Mindfulness Meditation, among others.

Sun. Sept. 19, 9:00 & 10:30 a.m.

Pre-registration required, donations appreciated.

Register here


6th Annual Sweepstakes

Grand Prize $1000!

Suggested Donation for tickets:

6 tickets = $15         12 tickets = $30

Get tickets here.

No purchase necessary to enter. If you'd like to enter without making a donation, call 262-681-8527 x1 with your name, phone number, and email address.

Grand Prize donated by Strouf Funeral Home


Silent Auction

A 12-item silent auction will be held on Facebook with offerings such as a brick-oven pizza party on the farm, a stay at the Center’s Hermitage cabin, fresh eggs and produce vouchers, fine art items and more. 

Check out the items on Facebook



Thank you to our Financial sponsors!





And to our many donors:

Anonymous Friends of Eco-J                Hot Shop Glass

Anachy Acres Farms                            John's Disposal Service

Tressa Bates                                       Looking Wolf Studios

Belle City Veterinary Hospital             Milaeger's

The Bread Lady                                  O&H Bakery

Borzynski Farms                                 Piggly Wiggly

Brightonwoods Orchard                      Bill Reid

Econoprint Racine                              Gregg Spino

Brian Gleichauf                                  John Topczewski

Gordon Food Service


And to those who give precious time and talent:

Bhikkhuni Vimala                           Harold Solberg

Margie Curtis                                 Charlie Tennessen

S. Rose Marie Dischler                  The Thursday Ladies

Heidi Fannin                                   Jessica True

Rick Fare                                        S. Janet Weyker

Amy Macemon                               S. Mary Ann Weyker

Tracey Medves                               Chloe Wright

Marty Meissner                               Chris Jamieson

Vicki Schmitz & her Prairie School Art Students

And to our 2021 Discovery Day Committee:

Co-chairs: Tiffany Behrends & Nicole Reid

Stacie & Andy Havron              Tracey Medves

Sandra Jamieson                     Deborah Scott

Jenny Labelle                           S. Mary Ann Weyker