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04/06/2012 11:30 AM ET   
News from: Green Festivals

Green Festival 2012 - New York

The premier name in Sustainability Events takes place in the LEED-certified North Pavilion of New York City's Javits Center; features national and local speakers, workshops, vendors and cultural programming.

WHEN:

SATURDAY,
APRIL 21, 2012: 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

SUNDAY,
APRIL 22, 2012: 11:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

WHAT: The nation's largest and most trusted green living event will kick off its 11th year by bringing the New York City green community together at the city's first ever Green Festival.

WHERE:

Javits Center North: 655
West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

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, a Green Economy Expo sponsored by UrbanGoGreen and a unique marketplace of more than 300 green
businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and
services.

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. 

NYC Green Festival 2012 Program Highlights:

Ford Ride and Drive opportunities
Do-It-Yourself Workshops
Good Food Stage with hands-on cooking demos,
featuring Pooja Mottl, Leslie Durso and Tanya Fields
Green Kid's Zone, including the FunArt Bus
Green Jobs and Careers
Green Investing
Green Business Pavilion
Renewable Energy
Beer and Wine Pavilion
Organic Local Food
Fair Trade Pavilion
Community Action Pavilion
Green Films
Youth Programs
Roving acoustic musicians

Keynote speakers include: Russell Simmons, Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Francis Moore Lappe, John Perkins, Katrina Van Den Heuvel, Dylan Ratigan

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 can be purchased online at www.greenfestivals.org or at the show.

All tickets provide access to the entire exhibitor floor, all panel & speakers discussions along with all film presentations.

For more information please contact:

Joanna Barber Senior Account Executive
organicworks PR
(212) 253-0474
gf@organicworkspr.com

Erin Brunner Account Executive
organicworks PR
(212) 253-0474
gf@organicworkspr.com

 
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