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Family Fun at the Green Kids Zone

gfnyckidszoneEveryone knows the real party is at the Green Kids Zone! Bring your family to Green Festival this weekend September 29-30 at the Washington Convention Center and enjoy two days of fun for all ages.

Entertaining and enriching activities include eco-crafts, yoga, story time, trivia and more!

Explore the wonder of the world and learn why it is important to protect and conserve water, eco-systems, animal species and habitats.

Los Angeles Green Festival and Arts Earth Partnership present the “Art for the Planet” Contest

What are we looking for?

Los Angeles Green Festival and Arts Earth Partnership (AEP) present the “Art for the Planet” Contest. We invite Southern California high school students to create artwork with themes relating to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time, these include:

  • global climate change
  • ocean pollution
  • waste diversion and recycling
  • rainforest destruction
  • water conservation
  • alternative energy
  • toxic chemical usage
  • species extinction
  • pesticide-free food production
  • air pollution
  • loss of biodiversity
  • indigenous cultures
  • fair trade
  • human trafficking
  • environmental justice

Green Festival and Social Media Week LA present: "Eco-Activism Goes Social," Sept. 24 at The HUB LA

thehublaTonight, Monday September 24, Green Festival joined Social Media Week LA at The HUB in Los Angeles to present a special panel discussion: "Eco-Activism Goes Social." Partners, presenters and community allies gathered to share secrets and successes in using social media to educate and engage the public into action. Celebrity activists, including Fran Drescher and Sharon Lawrence joined seasoned digital strategists in sharing their current campaigns and favorite stories of success in the exploding social media-sphere.

Thanks so much to panelists: Karl Burkart (Tcktcktck; MNN); Sharon Lawrence (Heal the Bay; Women in Film; Drop Dead Diva; Grey's Anatomy); Mallika Chopra (Intent.com; The Chopra Well); Fran Drescher (Trash Cancer); Mud Baron (Shorty Award #food, #green); and, Laura Klein (Organic Authority).

For a recap, head to OccupyFreedomLA on UStream.

Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman Speaks on Main Stage at DC Green Festival - Saturday Sept. 29, 1 pm

Democracy Now!

amy_goodman_silenced_majorityAmy Goodman, host of the daily, independent global news hour Democracy Now!, will speak and sign her latest book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope Saturday, on Saturday, September 29th at 1 pm.

Goodman joins the DC Green Festival as part of the 100-city Election 2012 Silenced Majority Tour Between now and Election Day, Goodman and the Democracy Now! news team will broadcast live across the United States, travelling through many of the electoral swing states, going beyond the mainstream media’s obsessive focus on the latest poll numbers and candidate gaffes, to examine how people are organizing; the impacts of restrictive voter ID laws that are making it harder to vote; and how the massive influx of campaign cash following the Citizens United decision is changing how our democracy works.

Save Time and Money - Get Your Green Festival Tickets Online

onlineticketsAre you ready for Green Festival this fall? We're headed to Washington DC September 29-30, San Francisco November 10-11 and Los Angeles November 17-18. Thousands of people are excited - including us!

We are making it easier than ever to get your Green Festival tickets in advance. When you purchase your tickets online in advance, you will save money and still earn GF Bucks Back in your pocket to shop with your favorite green businesses!

San Francisco Program Now Online

dc_overviewWith stages scheduled and speakers confirmed, San Francisco Green Festival is growing from the ground up. The SF Concourse Exhibition Center is the place to be to celebrate solutions for people and planet November 10-11!

Visit the Speaker Directory and get to know San Francisco Green Festival's visionary speakers. Then head to the Schedules page for a sneek peek of talks to expect and schedules to note when your favorite speakers will take the stage!

Ford’s Commitment to Sustainable Vehicle Development

Ford Motor Company

Soy-Foam-SeatStatistics show that one in four adults in the U.S. are living more sustainable lifestyles, buying products that are healthier and better for the planet, and interested in companies that are more socially responsible.

Fortunately, many businesses are in step with the increasing demand for sustainable products. Through an emphasis on re-evaluating traditional manufacturing process and research into material development, many companies are leading the way to a more sustainable future.

Apply for the $5,000 Ford Community Green Grant at Los Angeles Green Festival

fordgg_laFord Motor Company is partnering with Green Festival to award another $5,000 Community Green Grant at Los Angeles Green Festival! Ford and Green Festival seek innovative, forward-thinking ideas to inspire action to improve the local Los Angeles community.

Applying is easy! Head over to action-marketing-group.com/greengrant/ for details. Simply summarize your Community Green Grant idea into 500 words or less and submit along with your contact information and your festival city to communitygreengrant@actionpartners.com.

Apply for the $5,000 Ford Community Green Grant at San Francisco Green Festival

cgg_sfFord Motor Company is partnering with Green Festival to award another $5,000 Community Green Grant at San Francisco Green Festival! Ford and Green Festival seek innovative, forward-thinking ideas to inspire action to improve the local Bay Area community.

Applying is easy! Head over to action-marketing-group.com/greengrant/ for details. Simply summarize your Community Green Grant idea into 500 words or less and submit along with your contact information and your festival city to communitygreengrant@actionpartners.com.

Volunteer at San Francisco Green Festival

volunteer_nycVolunteering at Green Festival offers many new experiences, great opportunities and exciting adventures.

Whether you want to meet new friends, receive school credit, help-out that resume or learn a new skill, Green Festival is the place to do it! Become part of the Green Festival team and directly contribute to the success of an event that promotes social justice and environmental responsibility in San Francisco and around the world.

Green Festival volunteers are the key to every event! You become a  ‘green ambassador,’ assisting Green Festival attendees/exhibitors and also taking back your experience to your home, school, workplace and community.

You can sign up today to volunteer at San Francisco Green Festival, November 9-10, 2012! 

Apply for the $5,000 Ford Community Green Grant at DC Green Festival

greengrantnycFord Motor Company is partnering with Green Festival to award a $5,000 Community Green Grant at Washington DC Green Festival! Ford and Green Festival seek innovative, forward-thinking ideas to inspire action to improve the local DC community.

Applying is easy! Head over to  action-marketing-group.com/greengrant/ for details. Simply summarize your Community Green Grant idea into 500 words or less and submit along with your contact information and your festival city to communitygreengrant@actionpartners.com.