Seattle’s ’09 green festival is a “must GO to” event

Hot out of the Inbox is another email reminder from Seattle Green Festival to celebrate what is working in our communities! You absolutely must GO to this event.

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Seattle Green Festival
Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
800 Convention Place
www.greenfestivals.org

You want to be green, but you have questions.What can I do to save money on my electric bill? How can I green my home on a tight budget? What can I do to support positive change in my own community?

In Seattle, you’ll find answers…Join Sustainable Communities All Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS) for interactive sessions all weekend on topics ranging from emergency preparedness to energy conservation efforts. This is a great opportunity to connect with your community on issues that affect you most. And how can you support your local economy with your diet? Alice Waters and Bryant Terry, two fantastic chefs, will highlight healthy cooking using local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients.

Young people will also have an opportunity to connect with the causes they are passionate about. Find out What Youth Can Do at Saturday evening’s panel discussion or Sunday morning at Keeping it Real, Keeping it Green, both facilitated by young local leaders. Plus, don’t miss Pecha Kucha, a place for designers to meet, network and show their work in public. Green Festival’s edition will feature green building.

Visionary Speakers also include…Laura Flanders, Jerome Ringo, Amy Goodman, Damali Ayo, Dune Lankard, Lawrence Lessig, Paul Stamets, John Perkins, Belvie Rooks, David Korten, Vicki Robin, Malkia Cyril, Alex Steffen and many more.

PLUS…Spring has sprung! Start it off right in our green marketplace with thousands of eco-friendly products and services screened for their commitment to people and the planet—everything from natural body products and organic cotton clothing to Fair Trade gifts and sustainable home remodeling materials. And don’t forget to check out the Organic Valley Kids’ Zone – Community Action –Organic Foods Dining – Organic Beer & Wine Garden – Green Festival Bookstore and Author Signings – Music Stage – ASL Interpretation – Electronics Recycling – Special Green Week Pre-Festival EventsAll at a nearly zero-waste event!

Your all-inclusive 2-day pass: $15
Only $10 (at the door) for seniors, public transit and bike riders, union members, students
FREE – Children 18 and under, volunteers, Green America and Global Exchange members

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