Sunday, April 15, 2012

Celebrate Earth Day Weekend at the inaugural NYC Green Festival. Green Festival is a project of Green America and Global Exchange.


Green Festival

At Green Festival, Celebrate Solutions in our Communities!

Celebrate Earth Day at NYC Green Festival

Party with a Purpose this Earth Day Weekend - See you there?

See you at the Green Festival – our first New York City event – Celebrate Earth Day with us!
Green Festival is about you, your family, your community and our planet.

Here’s what you’ll find:
  • Find out about the dangers of fracking on NY eco-systems and your own health
  • See how NYC students are greening their schools!
  • Take a bike tour and discover the Old Croton Aqueduct and how it delivers 40 million gallons of clean drinking water daily!
  • Vote for your favorite local nonprofit to get the Ford Community Green Grant!
  • Learn how to invest in local food, farms and rebuild our local economy.
  • Take home tips to urban garden in your NYC abode.
  • Test drive the brand new FORD 2013 Focus Electric. 
  • Discuss means of local currency – the future of money in NYC.
  • Tune in to growing NY green trends with Concrete Green: roof top gardens, solar panels, edible walls and rain gardens – showing us how to restore our urban ecosystems.
  • Detoxify your home and school to keep your children safe and healthy.
  • Discover local green jobs in NYC.
  • Eat healthy on a budget - local chefs show us easy ways to make healthy food using local ingredients
  • Sample and shop with the greenest businesses in your neighborhood.
Become a FAN

Support Green Festival - Become a FAN

Become a Green Festival Fan and get your Green Festival goodies - t-shirts, eco-tote bags, Green Festival Bucks and more. Buy your Fan Pass Now!

Apply for the 2012 Ford Community Green Grant

Last Chance to Apply for a $5,000 Green Grant – Deadline is April 13th

Ford Motor Company is partnering with Green Festival for the second year and will be awarding another $5,000 Community Green Grant at each of this year’s festivals. Ford and Green Festival are looking for new, innovative and forward-thinking ideas for this year’s Community Green Grants. Check out last year's winners and submit your project idea.

Bike Giveaway at Green Festival

Enter For the Chance to Win a Brand New Bike from Repax!

Repax provides a smarter way to move by delivering sustainable packing and moving supplies. Repax also promotes a smarter way to commute with a bike giveaway at Green Festival!

Volunteer at NYC Green Festival

Here's to Volunteers!

Green Festival is made possible by the enthusiasm of the wonderful NYC Host Committee.
The roots of Green Festival grow through the support of local nonprofit allies. Check out these wonderful organizations and find out how you can "pay it forward to get it back" in your community!
Be part of the magic at Green Festival – Meet new friends, complete service hours, do your part Earth Day weekend, and get FREE admission and a Green Festival commemorative t-shirt. Sign up to volunteer!
Thank you for making our communities better every day!

ABC Carpet & Home
ABC Carpet & Home
From vintage & antiques to abc goodwood from responsibly managed forests; chemical-free organic beds to indigenous artistry from global cooperatives, ABC Carpet & Home offers choice at the cutting edge of design, beauty and sustainability to create home as a mirror one’s essence, vision and values.
Natural Health
Natural Health
For 40 years Natural Health has provided the most up-to-date health information to our 1.5 million readers so that they can feel good, look good, and do good. Using the most credible sources and reliable research, Natural Health provides the full spectrum of options from complementary to traditional, guiding women to take action toward a better life.

Organic Authority
Organic Authority
Your trusted friend and the web‘s leading resource for all things organic! Food, drink, entertaining, health and more: come chill in our kitchen as we test drivethe best recipes and chat about foodie culture and healthy living.

Sierra Club
Sierra Club
The Sierra Club's members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, Sierra Club members work together to protect our communities and the planet. Check out the Sierra Club Green Cinema at Green Festival - all Sierra Club members get free admission!
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Event Guide!
EVENT GUIDE

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We’d love to connect with you! Use the hashtag #greenfest or @GreenFestival  to connect with us on Twitter!
Mike Lieberman - The Urban Organic Gardener
Mike Lieberman - The Urban Organic Gardener
Through his blog UrbanOrganicGardener.com and social media, Mike Lieberman inspires and empowers people to start growing their own food and reconnect with their food source.

Ford's Commitment to Sustainability - Then and Now
Ford's Commitment to Sustainability: Then and Now
In 1937 Ford Motor Company was producing 300,000 gallons of soy oil a year for use in car enamels, and in 1939 Ford was harvesting about 100,000 bushels of its own soybeans - In fact, the “Soybean Car” was unveiled by Henry Ford on August 13, 1941. Over 100 years later, Ford continues its commitment to providing its customers with environmentally friendly solutions.

CLIF BAR Bike Valet

Central Park Conservancy
Central Park Conservancy members get in free!
The Central Park Conservancy was founded in 1980 by a group of dedicated civic and philanthropic leaders. Today, the Conservancy's mission is to restore, manage and enhance Central Park, in partnership with the public, for the enjoyment of present and future generations.Central Park Conservancy has partnered with Green Festival to offer free admission to all members!

Organic Food Court
NYC Green Drinks
Meet Likeminded Greenies Every Month at Green Drinks NYC
NYC Green Drinks is part of an international networking organization that allows for anyone concerned about environmental issues to get together over a drink. Green Drinks events are informal and allow for moments of serendipity and lots of laughs. Green Drinks connects the NYC eco-community with events each month.

Leslie Durso

Eco-Fashion





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