Green Festivals, Inc., America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event will return to Los Angeles showcasing the latest trends in sustainable food and beverages, September 12-14.
Now in its 4th year in Los Angeles, Green Festival® is expecting more than 20,000 Angelenos who will have an opportunity to learn the latest in healthy eating, vegan/vegetarian diet alternatives, super-foods, juicing and eating for a sustainable lifestyle. In addition to a wide selection of exhibitors, free samples, cooking demonstrations and educational talks, attendees can enjoy an onsite Food Court, Café and Sustainable Beer and Wine Garden with a Friday Happy Hour and networking events.
Speaker and session highlights on the Good Food Stage include:
“Maximize your healthy eating on the go” with well known Vegan Chef Leslie Durso
“How Your Voice Can Change the Food Systen” with Vani Hari, the Food Babe
“Superfood Secrets” with Ashley Welch from Genesis Today and ActiveAsh
“Food as a Critical Tool for Healing” by expert Dorit Dijk
There will be hundreds of food products from local LA businesses as well as large national brands at this year’s Green Festival in Los Angeles, including:
Clif Bar & Company, Daiya Food, Back to Nature Foods, Two Moms in the Raw, Beanfields, Sky Island Organics, Good on Ya Bar,
“We are delighted to bring Green Festival to Los Angeles for a fourth year,” said Dr. Corinna Basler, president of Green Festivals, Inc. “Los Angeles is a strong market for those interested in health and sustainability and we have seen our Good Food category grow tremendously with a wide array of vegan/vegetarian food and beverage products and innovative new brands.”
During all three days, attendees can find cooking demos on the Good Food Stage, instructor-led yoga and movement at the Yoga Pavilion, fashion shows, test drives with Ford’s most eco-friendly offerings and presentations covering a wide range of topics from Business and Technology to Home, Community and Culture with expert speakers, such as:
• Citizens’ Climate Lobby President, Marshall Saunders
• Manifesto Project Founder, Scott Ryan
• Earth Rights Institute Co-Executive Director, Anne de la Bouillerie
• Environmental Education Group Chairman, Alan Tratner
• Cumming Corporation, LEED design and construction Project Analyst, Clay Dillard
Also taking place on Friday:
4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. – Happy Hour in Sustainable Beer and Wine Garden
6:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Exhibitor, Buyers and Media Welcome Reception
Tickets purchased online are $10 for a one-day admission or $15 at the gate. Children aged 16 years and under and attendees arriving by bicycle are granted free admission.
Discounts are also available at the gate for seniors, students and veterans. All tickets provide access to exhibit floor, workshops, speakers and films. Tickets and fan passes can be purchased online, Click here.
What: The Green Festival
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Hall: 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Friday, Sept 12: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Saturday, Sept 13: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sunday, Sept 14 10:00 am – 6:00 pm;