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City Forest Products Celebrates Urban Wood Biz Launch

City Forest Products LLC  (CFP) unfurled its ‘sales’ at a launch party held April 28 at Standing Passengers of Chicago.

Founder Chris Witek was pleased to report that 40 people- woodworkers, architects and others – attended the grand gala that preceded the official opening of CFP’s online store front for locally sourced urban wood goods. He said a select number of accent tables are available for purchase at FBR Furniture in Chicago or consumers can pre-order custom made pieces at www.cityforestproducts.com.

Witek described CFP as “a new social enterprise that creates value from urban woods.”

Anyone looking to collaborate with CFP is encouraged to contact Witek at cityforestproducts@gmail.com.

CFP’s instgram handle is @cityforeproducts.

Read previous post about CFP.


City Forest Products Slates April 28 Launch Party

City-Forest-Products-Accent-TableCity Forest Products LLC (CFP), described by its principal as “a new social enterprise that creates value from urban woods,” will host a launch party 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, April 28 at Standing Passengers, 1458 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago.

According to CFP founder Curtis Witek, “Our mission is to revitalize communities through the manufacturing and sale of sustainable products crafted from salvaged urban woods.”

CFP is based in Chicago’s West Town area. Witek is actively seeking local partners engaged in restoration and community development work, including woodworkers and marketers.

In its early stage of development, CFP’s products include accent tables, cutting boards and cheese boards all crafted from wood salvaged from local trees. These products will be sold through CFP’s website and at “various festival events around Chicago.”

CFP pledges to “dedicate 5% of our sales proceeds into a ‘Restoration Fund,’ which we reinvest in on-the-ground ecological restoration and community development projects.”

The launch party is meant to introduce CFP to other urban wood stakeholders. Admission to the celebration is free. Click here to RSVP.

For additional information about CFP, visit CityForestProducts.com or contact Witek at cityforestproducts@gmail.com.