It hardly seems like a year has passed since the last San Francisco GreenFestival (or Green Festival, or GreenFest, or Green Fest, call it what you will). But it’s on once again starting today and going through Sunday, November 16th, 2008.
So get on down to the SOMA and get your green on. Make sure to get your fair share of green swag.
This event is underpriced, particularly for you bike riders. What’s your excuse? It’s on!
This year’s big draw will be Carlton Douglas Ridenhour (aka Chuck D). Supervisors Chris Daly and Ross Mirkarimi were big draws last year:
This is only one part of one part of the Green Fest. The thing is huge:
See you there!
San Francisco Green Festival Highlights
Nationally renowned speakers such as Riane Eisler, eminent social scientist, attorney, and social activist; Winona LaDuke, internationally respected Native American and environmental activist; Greg Palast, New York Times-bestselling author and journalist; John Perkins, founder and board member of Dream Change and the Pachamama Alliance; Daniel Pinchbeck, writer and founder of literary journal Open City; and many more.
Better World Bookstore
Fair Trade Pavilion
Green Careers and Education Area
Green Teen Center & Organic Valley Green Kids Zone
Socially Responsible Investing
The Fair Trade Café
Organic Beer & Wine Garden
Eco-tourism and Eco-fashion
Green Film Festival
Community Action Center
Green Home Pavilion featuring hands-on workshops
Yoga and Movement Room
San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center, 635 8th Street (at Brannan St.) and the Giftcenter Pavilion Theater, 888 Brannan Street, November 14, 15, & 16, 2008.
Word to the Mother (Earth) Opening Event
Friday, November 14, 2008
Friday 12PM to 7PM
Saturday 10AM – 7PM
Sunday 11AM – 6PM
$25 per person – all-access for all three days.
$15 per person – all access for one day
Discounted Admissions for: students with ID, seniors over 62, bike riders with a ticket from the Green Festival Bike Valet, bus riders with transfer ticket/bus pass, union members
$15 per person – all access for three days
$10 per person – all access for one day
FREE: Children 18 and under, Co-op America or Global Exchange members
Green Festival Partners:
Better World Books, Clif Bar, Greener Printer, Honest Tea, Microplace, bgreen, Organic Valley Kids Zone, Pangea Organics, Rainbow Grocery, Saybrook Graduate School, TS Designs, KPIX, CBS/CW, GOOD Magazine
For more information on San Francisco or any other Green Festival event visit: www.greenfestivals.org
About Co-op America:
Co-op America (www.coopamerica.org) is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1982, providing the economic strategies, organizing power and practicing tools for businesses and individuals to address today’s social and environmental problems. Its Green Business Network is the largest national network of businesses screened for their social and environmental responsibility.
About Global Exchange:
Global Exchange (www.globalexchange.org) is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Since its founding in 1988, Global Exchange has successfully increased public awareness of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change.