Carmen has worked in fashion for nearly 20 years, most recently in sustainable design, consulting, and sourcing. Working in India in 1999 with artisan communities reviving endangered crafts and later developing a yoga line using certified organic cotton and natural dyes exposed her to the challenges of developing sustainable products. She currently teaches Ethical Fashion at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Parsons New School of Design in New York, and she dedicates her time to reevaluating the human and environmental cost of products, advocating for craftsmanship, and redefining “made-in” and “made-by”.
Hemp for the Earth + Art for your soul.
Original artwork "Green" printed on Hemp paper, made into greeting cards!
Hemp paper for the planet, to save the trees, and all beings. Art for your soul. Send greetings of Peace and Love, use hemp paper and support the American Hemp industry.
Hemp can replace trees as a paper source, reducing water pollution and preventing deforestation. As it is grown, the air is cleaned, the Earth detoxified of heavy metals, pesticides / other toxins, and many more benefits for all living beings..
Come to booth and learn about hemp paper and why it's so great. Stop by for meditation and inspiration, Love and Light.
Artisana manufactures and provides the finest Raw and Organic Nut and Seed Butters and Coconut Oil on the planet. Come visit our booth at GreenFest and get a taste of the amazing goodness we have to offer... Coconut Butter, Almond Butter, Cashew Butter and many more tasty raw creations! Raw life energy from Sun... to Plant... to YOU!
Eco-friendly, archival-quality calendars featuring nostalgic imag...
Eco-friendly, archival-quality calendars featuring nostalgic images.
Asha carries eco-friendly, fairly traded accessories from Asia.
Asha carries eco-friendly, fairly traded products from Asia. The items range from recycled accessories such as purses and jewelry to fairly traded jute totes made by marginalized women in India.
Jerry "EVJerry" Asher's expansive career includes: Army Training Developer, History/US Government-contracted College Instructor for the
Service to the Nation remains a mission but now involves actively transforming America into a greener, cleaner, more sustainable world with Plug-ins, whether plug-in hybrids or pure electric vehicles--in order to see America once more energy independent. Since 2001, EVJerry has been serving as a Board Member of the Electric Auto Association (EAA) and and a member since 1995.
One Prius adventure--the “Spirit of DC” Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around America with a PluginSupply PHEV kit with a 4kWh lead acid battery pack was completed in April 2009. Another PHEV All Around Arizona with a PluginSupply BIG KAHUNA kit with 10kWh Li-ion pack springs anew!
Before being hired as coordinator of the Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative (TFPWI) in July of 2010, Ashlea interned with the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) with a focus on developing the Trash Free Potomac Facility program. In 2009, she was a material resource sustainability intern with the D.C. Department of Public Works' Office of Recycling. Ashlea received her B.A. from George Mason University where she was on the Sustainability Council and an intern with the GMU Office of Sustainability from June of 2008 to December of 2009.Before being hired as coordinator of the Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative (TFPWI) in July of 2010, Ashlea interned with the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) with a focus on developing the Trash Free Potomac Facility program. In 2009, she was a material resource sustainability intern with the D.C. Department of Public Works' Office of Recycling. Ashlea received her B.A. from George Mason University where she was on the Sustainability Council and an intern with the GMU Office of Sustainability from June of 2008 to December of 2009.
DeKoven Ashley's background is focused on built environment issues, making 'space' have a sense of 'place.' Ashley's professional experience includes national and municipal policy advocacy, innovated design-build development as well as fieldwork in community organization and disaster recovery. For ThrdPlace, Ashley's work includes business development, product development and community engagement. He is a graduate of Tulane University, UCLA MA in Urban Planning Alum and is a urban designer, product developer and community organizer.
For more than 25 years, Susan has been exploring the relationship between the built environment and the natural environment—as a scientist, teacher and land manager. Susan has a master's degree in Ecosystem Science and Management from Yale University— where she received the American Lawn Fellowship from the authors of ‘Redesigning the American Lawn.’
Susan recently founded animalia project, a new endeavor that bridges science, action and education to create a better environment for all of us. Susan also teaches Natural History at North Park University and she trains master gardeners and master naturalists on water-friendly landscaping with the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.