Yoga and Movement at Green Festival

Green Festival Returns May 21-22

Who: Green Festival, the nation's premier green living event, is a nonprofit project of Green America and Global Exchange. With nationally-renowned authors and local visionaries speaking about the topics you care about; and hundreds of local and national green businesses featuring the best new green and socially-responsible products and services - Green Festival is the place to be this weekend.

When: Saturday, May 21, 10am - 7pm, and Sunday, May 22, 11 am - 6 pm

Where: Qwest Event Center, 800 Occidental Ave.

How: GreenFestivals.org

Saturday Highlights

11:15am – Muckelshoot Tribe – Welcome Song and Prayer – Main Stage

11:30am – Jaime Hedlund (Street Yoga) – Beginning Level Yoga – Yoga and Movement Pavilion

11:30am – The Art Affect – Youth Arts Showcase – Art, Music and Culture Stage

12:00pm – David Korten – Follow the Money – Main Stage

1:00pm – John Perkins – 2012 Prophecy: Radical Global Change – Main Stage

1:30pm – Shannon Quimby (HGTV) – Salvaged Interiors – Green Building and Renewable Energy Pavilion

2:00pm – Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. – Green Mojo: How the Green Movement Can Get It Back and Keep It In the Future – Main Stage

2:30pm – The Art Affect – Youth Arts Showcase – Art, Music and Culture Stage

3:00pm – Tom Watson (King County Recycling and Environmental Services) – The Future of Zero Waste and Recycling in the Northwest – Mother Earth News Pavilion

3:00pm – Edward Humes – Wal-Mart’s Unlikely Green Revolution – Main Stage

3:30pm – Alexis Baden-Meyer (Organic Consumers Association) and Bill Aal (AGRA-Watch) – Taking on the Giants: Millions Against Monsanto and Watching the Gates Foundation – Community Action Pavilion

4:00pm – Zoe Weil – The World Becomes What You Teach – Main Stage

4:30pm – Elizabeth O’Connell (Green America) and Adrienne Fitch-Frankel (Global Exchange) – Film Screening: “Dark Side of Chocolate” – Fair Trade Pavilion

4:30pm – Jessica Dally (Seattle Free School) – Born Free: Running a Nonprofit Without Money – Community Action Pavilion

4:30pm – City of Seattle – Environment and the Arts – Art, Music and Culture Stage

5:00pm – Jeffrey Smith – Don’t Put That In Your Mouth – Main Stage

Sunday Highlights

12:00pm – Amy Goodman – Democracy Now! – Main Stage

12:30pm – Tom Watson (King Country) – From Ecoconsumer to Unconsumer – Sustainable Home & Garden Pavilion

1:00pm – Richard Conlin (Seattle City Council), Alisa Gravitz (Green America), Alisa Kane (City of Portland) and Jessica Raker (Solarize Seattle) – Exporting Solutions: Northwest Cities Lead the Way – Main Stage

1:00pm – Allison Martin (The Herb Companion) – Herbal Apothecary 101 – Mother Earth News Pavilion

2:00pm – Rep. Dennis Kucinich – Reconnecting with the Natural World – Main Stage

2:00pm – Jessica Kellner (Natural Home & Garden Magazine) – Housing Reclaimed: How Sustainable Homes Built for Next-to-Nothing Could Become the Future of Affordable Housing – Mother Earth News Pavilion

2:30pm – The Art Affect – Youth Arts Showcase – Art, Music and Culture Stage

3:00pm – Ford Community Green Grant Winner Announced! – Ford Community Green Grant Booth (Across from the Ford Pavilion)

3:00pm – Gifford Pinchot – Sustainability Through Ecopreneuring: Profiting from the Green Revolution – Main Stage

3:00pm – Mike O’Brien (Seattle City Council) with Host Panel Discussion – Green Energy and Jobs Forum – Green Living Stage

3:30pm – Nikola Davidson (Earth Systems NW) – Rainwater Harvesting: Beyond Rain Barrels! – Sustainable Home & Garden Pavilion

4:00pm – Dr. Sharif Abdullah – 12 Global Solutions: A Visionary Blueprint for Our Turbulent Times – Main Stage

4:00pm – Karen Fahey (Marlene’s Market & Deli Natural Foods) – Living Food for Beginners – Mother Earth News Pavilion

Photos: Green Festival Seattle 2010

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