New York Hosts Green Scene


Evolver is proud to be a media sponsor of NYC's Green Festival this year. We invite you to visit our booth and come hear a main stage talk, "Healing Ourselves to Heal the World," by Evolver co-founder and Electric Jesus author Talat Jonathan Phillips (Sunday, April 21, 2:pm on STAGE A)."Healing Ourselves to Heal the World" by Evolver co-founder and Electric Jesus author Talat Jonathan Phillips.  Also our friends at Inner Traditions will be selling their transformational books at the event.

The nation's largest and most trusted green living event will kick off its 12th year by bringing the New York City green community together at the Green Festival for the second time. Featured at the weekend-long show will be leaders in the environmental community, including speakers, entrepreneurs and activists as well as an organic beer and wine pavilion and a unique marketplace of more than 300 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services.

This year's festival features enlightening and inspiring panel discussions with such notable experts as Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a Small Planet and the upcoming EcoMind, Jim Hightower, national radio commentator and author of the book, Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow, Katrina van den Huevel, editor of The Nation, and Daniel Pinchbeck, founder of Reality Sandwich and Evolver.

Held in the LEED-certified North Pavilion of the Jacob Javits Center, Green Festival is the only green event that screens exhibitors for their commitment to sustainability, ecological balance and social justice using co-producer, Green America's green business standards.

Local nonprofits have the opportunity to enter Green Festival partner FORD Motor Company's Community Green Grant competition for the chance to win $5,000. Runners-up will each receive $1,000. The deadline for entries is March 29, 2013.

Green Festival will launch its first New York City business-to-business (B2B) Green Trade Day on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3-7 PM at Javits Center North. The afternoon will allow retail and wholesale buyers to conduct business with Green Festival exhibitors before they open its doors to consumers.

NYC Green Festival 2013 Program Highlights:

Ford Ride and Drive opportunities
Do-It-Yourself Workshops
Good Food Stage and cooking demos

Green Kid's Zone
Green Jobs and Careers
Responsible Investing
Green Business Opportunities
Renewable Energy
Beer and Wine Pavilion
Organic Local Food
Community Action
Sierra Club Green Films
Youth Programs
Local musicians
Keynote speakers
Javits Center North
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

B2B Green Trade Day – Friday April 19, 2013: 3PM to 7PM

Saturday April 20, 2013: 10AM to 6PM

Sunday April 21, 2013: 11AM to 5PM
TICKETS: Free admission for anyone who rides his or her bike and parks with the bike valet. $15-25 for a full weekend pass. Tickets and fan passes can be purchased online for a discount at www.greenfestivals.org. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the show. All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, workshops, speakers and films.
To exhibit, please call (828) 333-9403 x300. For volunteer opportunities, visit greenfestivals.org/volunteer.

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