Chicago Green Festival Attracts Huge CrowdsOur first-ever Chicago Green Festival, held over Earth Day weekend, broke records and exceeded all expectations. With more than 30,000 people attending, it was our biggest launch of a new Green Festival yet. Setting an example for other large-scale events, we recovered more than 92 percent of the Green Festival's waste through recycling and composing, and we offset all carbon emissions associated with the festival. Co-op America QuarterlyI must add, some of us SEAers helped accomplish that! Even though Mariel and I couldn't convince a man to buy the "perfect scarf, the only one with just the right amount of orange fabric", all 10 or 12 of us helped out in numerous other ways. Upcoming festivals this year: Washington, DC Oct. 6-7, 2007, San Francisco, CA Nov 9-11, 2007, Seattle, WA April 12-13 2008 (I think the Seattle one is new) and Chicago, IL (TBA).I vote our nations capitol this year...Type the rest of your post here.
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