This weekend, Chicagoans get to experience the best from sustainability leaders and organizations gathered at the Navy Pier for Green Festival. The nation’s largest green living event, Green Festival is a non-profit with twelve years of attracting a million attendees in more than five cities, with a commitment to sustainable economy, ecological balance, and social justice.Featured at this weekend’s show will be leaders in the social justice and environmental community, including speakers, entrepreneurs and activists such as Dylan Ratigan, Marianne Williamson, Emmanuel Pratt, Danny Seo, Amy Goodman, Greg Palast, and John Perkins; in addition to an organic beer and wine pavilion featuring exclusive performances from local DJs; an engaging, informative bike repair workshop; a unique marketplace of more than 270 eco-friendly businesses, featuring the latest and greatest in sustainable products and services.
FORD Motors and Green Festivals have partnered once again to fund a Community Green Grant at the Chicago Green Festival. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite project at the FORD Community Green Grants Booth during show hours. One winner will receive a $5,000 grant, while four runner-up organizations will each receive a $1,000 grant.
Find out more about the May 18-19, 2013 Chicago weekend, and other Green Festival events here.
DotGreen has been a long time attendee of Green Festivals in cities around the US, and we always appreciate the connections and insights of both presenters and attendees who gather for a weekend of sustainability discussion!