Green Festival News
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.
Celebrate a sustainable San Francisco November 9-10 at Green Festival as we bid a fond farewell to the Concourse Exhibition Center, home to San Francisco Green Festival since our first event in 2002. This year's Green Festival will be the best in its 12 year history, with over 350 of the country's premier green businesses and organizations under one roof.
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!
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.
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.