Green Festival at the Javits Center North for Earth Day Weekend, April 19-21! The Festival will feature an organic, vegetarian and vegan food court; the Sierra Club Green Cinema; eco-fashion exhibits; live music; an organic beer and wine garden; inspiring keynote presentations and more!
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Our Must Attend Speaker List at the Fest:
This is our personal hit list including all things food, sustainability, humanitarian efforts, fashion, and the combinations of...
12-1 PM SUNDAY - main stage
A talk about sustainable fashion and the humanitarian efforts that help produce the collections of Eileen Fisher.
"Great design is at the heart of EILEEN FISHER. It is an idea brought into life through clean lines, simple shapes, and sensual fabrics."
Frances Moore Lappé
Frances Moore Lappé is the author of the recently released EcoMind and seventeen other books, including the bestselling Diet for a Small Planet. The recipient of the Right Livelihood Award and the James Beard Foundation’s “Humanitarian of the Year” award, she is the cofounder of three organizations, including Food First and, more recently, the Small Planet Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Perkins, a former economic hit man, is a founder and board member of Dream Change and the Pachamama Alliance, nonprofit organizations devoted to creating stable, sustainable and peaceful worlds. He has lectured and taught at universities on four continents including Harvard, Wharton and Princeton, and is a champion of environmental and social causes. Perkins's Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, which spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller lists and has been published in more than 30 languages, details the clandestine operations that created the world's first truly global emp ...
Sass Brown is the Assistant Dean of the School of Art and Design for the Fashion Institute of Technology, and the former Resident Director of their study abroad program in Florence, Italy. Originally from London, England, Sass established herself as a designer with her own signature collection. As a researcher, writer, journalist and blogger, her area of expertise is eco fashion, in all of its different expressions, from slow design and heritage craft skills to recycle, reuse and new business models. Her first book, Eco Fashion, showcases some of the best expressions of eco fashion around the ...
nycbeekeeping.org is an all-volunteer group for beekeepers and beelovers. We provide a comprehensive infrastructure for Responsible Urban Beekeeping citywide. Jim Fischer teaches a free, in-depth course in beekeeping, the group offers expert and peer mentoring, and community service & outreach activities throughout the year open to all. Members volunteer with urban farms, community gardens, the NYC Parks Dept., schools and other organizations to foster a strong community of responsible urban beekeepers, to bring training & economic opportunity through beekeeping to underserved areas, to conse ...
Andrew Faust (B.A., Guilford College) has been a certified permaculture designer since 1996 and a certified alternative school teacher since 1993. He homesteaded off the grid in WV for ten years where he created the Center for Bioregional Living. With 20 years of experience in bioregional education, Andrew has been in NYC for seven years thriving on permaculture design work, teaching, consulting, and gardening in New York City and the northeastern U.S. with nonprofits, businesses, schools, communities and homeowners.
Elizabeth L. Cline is a New York-based journalist author of Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion. Cline is a self-proclaimed former cheap-fashion junkie who traveled the world from Bangladesh to China to South Carolina and beyond to uncover the hidden toll our clothing addiction is taking on the environment, the economy, and even our happiness. Cline has been hailed as the "Michael Pollan of fashion," and the New York Timescalls her a "persuasive advocate" for a slow fashion movement.
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