In celebration of Earth Day, Green Education Inc., presents the second annual Green Prize Festival! A FREE, All-Ages event. The Green Prize Festival celebrates urban farmers, green technology, and sustainability-minded nonprofits through arts, education, live music, and artisanal food! This is a rotating event that highlights a different Long Beach public park each year. This year, we’re at Cesar Chavez Park (401 Golden Ave.) which features the first ADA accessible public garden, “The Children’s Gateway Garden”, in Long Beach.
The event also features the MILLWORKS Long Beach FREE bike valet, theSierra Nevada Brewing Company Beer Garden of Earthly Delights, Eco-Friendly vendors as well as children’s activities. We’re also pleased to continue the Green Prize annual award program!
Test Drive an E-Vehicle at this year’s event, thanks to Environment California!
Squeeze Art Collective is curating an exciting exhibit called, “Found!” which will feature art made from found objects. CALL to ARTISTS:http://www.squeezeart.com/
Who will with the GREEN PRIZEs for showing excellence in sustainability?! Come to the festival and find out!
Our villages include:
-Fresh Fair Village – Urban Farms & Community Gardens
-ReLEAF Village – Health & Wellness
-Green Prix Village – Sustainable Transportation
-SolarCity Cleaner Tech Villlage – Clean & Green Tech
-Long Beach Memorial Healthy Long Beach Village
-ReUse Refuge – Upcycled & Recycled Crafts
Our Speakers Series is brought to you by Muni-Fed Energy and Rebuild The United States and features a “Clean Energy and Transportation” forum featuring experts from the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Community College District, Muni-Fed Energy, and Rebuild the United States, a California-based short-sea shipping organization.
Schedule & Info: TBA
Food & Beverage Vendors:
–Primal Alchemy Catering, Events and Community Kitchen
–The Ladyfarmer by Savory Sweet Eclectic
–Canvas Food Truck & Catering
-No Toro Mexican Grill
–Wide Eyes Open Palms
-Fine Feathers Kombucha
TAKE THE PLEDGE to come CAR-FREE and Care-Free!
For more information on the Green Prize Festival villages and exhibitors, please visit: www.greenprizefestival.com
Special thanks to our sponsors and collaborators: The California Endowment, Environment California, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Primal Alchemy, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, SolarCity, Metro Los Angeles, Millworks, Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez, District 1,Downtown Long Beach, City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability, Muni-Fed Energy, Restore the United States, Port of Long Beach, California,Long Beach Stuff Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach, Willmore City Heritage Association and Friendfest