The Green Festival Comes to DC

The Green Festival, Washington DC, Sept 21-22 2013

The Green Festival, the nation’s largest environmental consumer event, returns to Washington DC on September 21-22, 2013.

Featuring hundreds of eco-friendly businesses, the Green Festival marketplace is a great resource for seeking out new and innovative green products.

The Green Festival features influential speakers such as Amy Goodman, Award-winning investigative journalist; founder and host of Democracy Now!; Bernadine Prince, Co-founder and Co-Executive Director of FRESHFARM Markets; David Feldman,  Executive Director of Bethesda Green; Seth Goldman, President and TeaEO of Honest Tea;  Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch; Todd Larsen, Corporate Responsibility Director for Green America; and many others.

The weekend-long show also features:

  • An organic beer and wine pavilion.
  • Live cooking demos featuring delicious vegetarian cuisine.
  • A yoga pavilion.
  • A dedicated kids’ area for learning about easy and fun ways to incorporate green at a young age.

Rounding out the offerings are informative workshops that are designed to empower and educate the public on living an eco-friendly life.

In addition, attendees will be able to participate in the Community Green Grant sponsored by Ford Motor Company and Green Festivals. A grant of $5,000 will be awarded to the proposed project that receives the most votes.

Tickets are $10 for a one day pass and $20 for a full weekend pass when purchased online atwww.greenfestivals.org, or $15 and $25 at the door. Free admission for anyone who rides a bike to the event and parks with the Clif Bar Bike Valet, youth under 18, volunteers and Green America and Global Exchange members. (All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, all workshops/yoga classes, speakers and films.)

Want FREE tickets? Use this link: http://www.greenfestivals.org/dctickets13 and code DCGFHOST13 to redeem a free weekend pass.

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