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Natural Awakenings Washington DC Metro

Green Festival is Back

Apr 30, 2015 09:48AM
Green Festivals is the largest and longest running green living event in the United States. Green Festival Expo will be in Washington, D.C. for the 11th year, at the Convention Center. A three-day show this year June 5, 6 and 7 featuring a great B2B program on Friday.

The expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors showcasing their organic products, inspiring speakers, fun activities, a yoga pavilion and delicious vegan and vegetarian food.  Since 2002, consumers with interests in the environment, health and well-being, have participated in Green Festival’s dynamic and vibrant marketplace to learn about the latest sustainability, green products and fair trade. The festival has been attended by the world’s most trusted companies, innovative brands, national and local businesses and pioneering thinkers who share a strong commitment to sustainability and green living.

Speakers at the D.C. Green Festival this year include: fashion designer and artist, Jeff Garner of Phophetik; Leslie Durso, a vegan chef and healthy living educator; filmmaker and producer Antonio Saillant; Charles Chen, healthy chef, TV host, and eco lifestyle expert; and Kate Black, the founder and editor-in-chief of Magnifeco.com, the digital source for eco-fashion and sustainable living as well as the founder of EcoSessions, a global platform bringing together designers, industry and consumers to discuss change.

More than one million consumers have participated in Green Festival events around the country since its founding. In addition to the D.C. Festival, this year Green Festival has taken place in New York City, and will be taking place in Los Angeles (September 25-27), San Francisco (November 13-15) and the newest addition Portland, Oregon (December 11-13). Please remember to get to the expo in the greenest way possible whether it is cycling, public transportation or ride-sharing.

Location: 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC. For more information and tickets, visit GreenFestivals.org.

 

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