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Spring Green Festival 2011

Date:
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Time:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
kevin danaher
Email:
Phone:
415-255-2341
Address:
8th and brannan, san francisco
Location Details:
8th and brannan- city of san francisco
(a few blocks from Cal-Trains station)

Held April 9-10 in San Francisco
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At Green Festival®, a joint project of Global Exchange and Green America, we’re celebrating what’s working in our communities—for people, business and the environment.

Think of Green Festival® as a walk through a sustainable community. It begins with finding solutions to help make our lives healthier—socially, economically and environmentally. Individuals along with business and community leaders come together to discuss critical issues that impact us at home and abroad. Organizations and businesses showcase programs and products that restore the planet and all that inhabit it. Neighbor-to-neighbor connections are formed, and skills are shared to empower people to create positive change in the world.

Join us at the nation’s premier sustainability event, where you will see the best in green. Enjoy more than 125 renowned authors, leaders and educators; great how-to workshops; cutting-edge films; fun activities for kids; organic beer and wine; delicious vegetarian cuisine and diverse live music. Shop in our unique marketplace of more than 350 eco-friendly businesses—everything from all-natural body care products and organic cotton clothing to Fair Trade gifts and beautiful kitchen tiles made from renewable resources.

See the most recent developments in renewable energy and green technology; sample Fair Trade chocolate and coffee (yes, they really do taste better); and learn how to invest in your community, green your home and avoid products made in sweatshops.

Recharge your batteries with all the hope, inspiration and practical ideas you’ll find at the one and only Green Festival®.

Green Festival® Facts:

* Green Festival® is the largest sustainability event in the world and continues to grow year after year.
* Green Festival® is the only green event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to sustainability, ecological balance and social justice using Green America’s green business standards.
* Green Festival® offsets 100% of its electricity emissions with clean, renewable energy.
* Green Festival® walks its talk: each year it gets closer to being a zero-waste event.

For more information about the two nonprofit organizations producing Green Festival®, visit http://www.globalexchange.org and http://www.greenamericatoday.org.
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