Green Festival News

Thank You San Francisco!

Green Festival paid a beautiful and fun filled farewell to the venue where the first S.F. Green Festival was held twelve years ago, the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center. Exhibitors shared the latest and greatest in sustainable and fair trade consumer products which over 23,000 attendees had the opportunity to sample, experiment with, and enjoy! The entire weekend was brimming with energy and full of individuals teaching, learning, and sharing within a community space.

Esthetician to the FLOTUS Shares Six Steps for Beautiful Skin

JoElle Lee, Personal Esthetician to First Lady Michelle Obama, is a national skincare expert, educator, and champion for a holistic approach to producing healthy, younger looking skin. JoElle emphasizes that ‘everyone can have the type of skin they desire, if only they had the right combination of products, lifestyle habits and skincare techniques.’ In anticipation of JoElle’s presentation at D.C. Green Festival we consulted JoElle’s Twitter @JoElleSkinCare to find six lifestyle changes that will help you put your best face forward!

Joe Yonan's Eat Your Vegetables: Putting the Fun in Cooking For One

Joe Yonan, award winning food editor for the Washington Post, cares about food. He also cares about living a vegetarian lifestyle, limiting waste, and finding joy in cooking for one. These passions are combined in his new, innovative cookbook Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook. Try out this exclusive excerpt from Eat Your Vegetables in your kitchen, plus get free admission to DC Green Festival September 21-22, 2013! See Joe in action on the Good Food Stage on Sunday April 22nd at 1pm.

Explore and Get Creative in the Green Kids Zone

This year SCRAP D.C. and Green Festivals will be teaming up to teach children about the natural world and the role sustainability and green living will play in building a better future by leading interactive workshops in the Green Kids Zone. The Green Kids Zone will engage your family in sustainable living, with art projects hosted by SCRAP D.C. that you can take home.

All Hands on Earth at DC Green Festival

The Nature Conservancy is excited to be part of Green Festivals in 2013! Festival attendees joined the The Conservancy in New York City and Chicago to ask, "what will you do for Earth?" Up next, The Nature Conservancy joins Green Festival in Washington, D.C. September 21-22.

The Nature Conservancy will have a fun, interactive photo booth at Green Festival where visitors can share what they do for Earth. Conservancy staff and volunteers will be at the event speaking about the Conservancy’s work locally and around the world. There will be chances to win prizes, too, including a sweepstakes to win a walking staff and backpack from REI, or a copy of Nature’s Fortune, the new book from the Conservancy’s CEO, Mark Tercek.

San Francisco Green Festival Returns to the SF Concourse November 9-10

Join us November 9-10, as we bid a fond farewell to the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center, home to San Francisco Green Festival since our first event in 2002.

With prime lighting, carpeting, free electricity, free wifi, unique booth design and an audience of over 26,000, San Francisco Green Festival is the place for green holiday shopping, networking and celebrating this November.