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Green Festival!

This weekend in San Francisco! Due to its crazy success in 2004 (25,000 people to be exact), the Green Festival is back in town. Companies with expertise in all areas of the Green economy will be showcasing their products and services, hosted by Co-op America and Global Exchange.

More than 50 exciting, inspirational & very cool speakers, workshops, entertainment, hundreds of businesses and organizations, including organic & vegetarian foods and drinks, green technology, renewable energy, eco-fashion, green finances, green building, Fair Trade goods...

Basically: All things good for you and a great mix of people.

More info at the Green Festival website.

Saturday 10AM - 9PM; Sunday 11AM - 7PM
635 8th St (at Brannan St)
$15 each day, Students/Seniors $10, Kids 12 & Under Free
Ride Your Bike $5 off admission

Ok, this is a short and sweet edition.... On to Events!



Events

Check our organically-inclined Events page for more happenins as they are announced.

Green Festival
Sat-Sun, 11/5/05-11/6/05
San Francisco Convention Center, 635 8th St (at Brannan St) in SF, $15 each day, $10/day for students and seniors, kids under 12 free

Meet the Farmer - Al Courchesne of Frog Hollow Farm
Sat, 11/5/05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF, Free

Bountiful Breads at Slide Ranch
Sat, 11/5/05, 10:00am-2:00pm
Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Hwy. in Muir Beach, $15/person; $60 families of 4 or more; Age 2 & under free.

Meet the Chef: Trish Tracey of Ramblas and Thirsty Bear
Sat, 11/5/05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF, Free

Cooking Demo & Book Signing - Jill Nusinow, Author of The Vegetable Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment
Sat, 11/5/05, 11:45am-12:30pm
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF, Free

Introduction to RAW Foods Cuisine with Leland of Alive! Restaurant
Sun, 11/6/05, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Alive! Raw Vegan Restaurant, 1972 Lombard St./Webster in SF, $50, includes dinner!

The Next 25 Years - The Future of MALT & Agriculture in Marin
Sun, 11/6/05, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Druids Hall, Nicasio Square in Nicasio, Free

Discussion with Ignacio Chapela: Genetically Modified Food
Mon, 11/7/05, 7:30pm
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St in Berkeley

Convert a Carnivore Day at Millennium
Wed, 11/9/05
Millennium Restaurant, 580 Geary St. in SF, 25% off!

Give Thanks to Food at Slide Ranch
Wed, 11/9/05, 10:00am-2:00pm
Slide Ranch, 2025 Shoreline Hwy. in Muir Beach, $15/person; $60 families of 4 or more; Age 2 & under free.

Grand Reopening Party! at the Franklin St. Whole Foods
Wed, 11/9/05, 11:00am-7:00pm
Whole Foods, Franklin/California in SF, Free

Gourmet Wine Cellar Event ~ Benefiting CUESA
Wed, 11/9/05, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Grand Hall of the Ferry Building, 2nd Floor in SF, $100

Thanksgiving Holistic Nutrition Tour at Whole Foods
Thu, 11/10/05, 11:00am-12:00pm
Whole Foods, Franklin/California in SF, Free

Meet the Farmer - June Taylor of June Taylor Company
Sat, 11/12/05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF, Free

Vegetarian Cooking Class: Thanksgiving for the Birds
Sat, 11/12/05, 10:00am-1:00pm
First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. at Castro in Oakland, $40 (includes instruction, food samples, copies of recipes, and so much more)

Shop with the Chef - Mark Gordon of Rose's Cafe
Sat, 11/12/05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market, Ferry Building in SF, Free

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - Art & Wine
Thu, 11/17/05, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Whole Foods, 1010 Park Place in San Mateo, $5 Scholarship Donation

Conference: Healthy Food and Health Care
Thu, 11/17/05, 7:30am-4:45pm
Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway in Oakland, $85

Desiree Cafe’s Autumn Family Dinner
Fri, 11/18/05
Desiree Cafe, Presidio in SF, $49 per person



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