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EcoLogical Landscapes | Design|Build|Maintain
NW Bloom specializes in custom landscape design/build projects that are in balance with our Northwest environment. We are committed to excellence in fulfilling the needs of our clients from concept to completion and aftercare. Each landscape is original, functional and tailored specifically to the customer, bringing beauty and value with award-winning designs. We focus on using sustainable strategies and are passionate about out projects and our business practices.
The nation’s oldest & largest civil rights organization
The nation’s oldest & largest civil rights organization
- Renewing America's Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent's Most Endangered Foods
- Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
Nabhan is the author of Coming Home to Eat: the Pleasures and Politics of Local Foods and founder of the Renewing Americas Food Traditions Initiative.
Nancy Nadel is in her third term as an Oakland City Councilmember for District 3. She has been a West Oakland resident for 25 years.
Nancy represents the city of Oakland on the National League of Cities. Nancy works extensively on violence prevention and obstacles to employment. She spearheaded the effort to get a measure on the ballot to fund violence prevention and enforcement programs, Measure R, which lost by only 600 votes in March 2004, and she cochaired with Councilmembers Quan and De La Fuente, the revised version, Measure Y, which won the November 2004 election.
Nancy's issues are the issues important to her constituents, including environment and environmental justice, arts, housing and economic development in the context of Sustainable Community Development.
Prior to joining the council she worked as a teacher, an artist, a geophysicist, a small business owner and an environmental engineer with the US EPA. She began her political career as an elected director of the East Bay Municipal Utility District Board where she served two terms and was their first woman Board President. During that period, she was a founding director of a water policy nonprofit that is still in existence called POWER. Nancy has also taught at many grade levels from elementary school to university.
She has been published in several journals with articles about water policy, affirmative action, environmental justice and sustainable development.
She is an avid gardener, needlework artist, tricyclist, and kayaker.
Consumer advocate, author and lawyer, Nader is a selfdescribed public citizen with more than 40 years at the forefront of progressive movements.
Ralph Nader has been cited by The Atlantic as one of the one hundred most inﬂuential ﬁgures in American history. He has launched three major presidential campaigns, founded more than one hundred civic organizations, and written bestsellers including The Seventeen Traditions, The Good Fight, and the landmark Unsafe at Any Speed.
A faculty member at The Evergreen State College, Nadkarni is a pioneer in forest canopy studies, fostering communication among scientists and the general public worldwide.
Rick Nahmias is Founder/Executive Director of Food Forward, a volunteer powered grassroots group of Angelenos who care about reconnecting to our food system and making change around urban hunger. Food Forward’s mission is to reconnect people with people – through food – by bringing together volunteers and neighbors to share in the gleaning and distributing of locally grown food from private homes and public spaces which is then distributed to local food pantries and organizations serving those in need. Rick is a professional photographer, writer and filmmaker whose work focuses on the faces and stories of marginalized communities. His formal training as a cook, along with his exploration of California’s agricultural workforce in his body of work entitled “The Migrant Project: Contemporary California Farm Workers,” planted his feet in both the foodie and food justice worlds. These varied interests, along with his conviction that that all people everywhere deserve access to fresh nutritious food, culminated in the founding of Food Forward.
Qimmah Najeeullah began SAFA Gallery in 2011 while she served as the Director of Development for the Manuel Zapata Olivella Center for Afro-Latino Development in Washington DC and assisted ethnic-minority owned small businesses and non-profits as a development consultant. Qimmah and her husband Muhammad were inspired to build a high-end fair trade, art and accessory company while they briefly lived in Morocco with thier two children.
Previously, as Director of Break the Chain Campaign, a Project of The Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC, Qimmah managed culturally competent social service and advocacy support for migrant domestic workers and human trafficking survivors for six years. Qimmah completed her M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University’s School of International Service after her service a Peace Corps Volunteer in Turkmenistan, Central Asia. Her B.A is in Art History from University of Maryland College Park, where she minored in Portuguese studies and African American History via additional schooling at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. In addition to and during multiple other professional experiences mediating gender access and education issues among migrant communities, Qimmah has traveled to18 countries world wide.
At The Naked Grape, we believe wine should taste good and do good, naturally. Our approach is as simple as ABC: Act Local, Be Natural, and Create Good.
Act Local: We are passionate about connecting with you through local events in your community
Be Natural: Our winemaker is committed to crafting wines that focus on the fresh and ripe fruit flavors found in our grapes
Create Good: We aim to support non-profits who do good and support causes that promote social responsibility
Being Naked, we have nothing to hide. We believe in maintaining the highest ideals in everything we do – from how we source our ingredients to how we get our products to you. With our ingredient sourcing partnership with the Rainforest Alliance to our 100% post-consumer recycled, recyclable bottles, we see our work as an amazing opportunity to make a positive difference. When you pick up Naked, you are choosing something great for you and the environment.
Fresh ideas in lampworked, handcrafted glass art
Fresh ideas in lampworked, handcrafted glass art. Wearable accessories and functional home decor: glass belt buckles, sustainable jewelry, earrings, wine bottle stoppers, stemless wine glasses, pint glass, tea cups and more.Namaste Glass is a wind powered glass studio with all USA made components!
local, employee-owned solar PV installation company
Namaste Solar works in Colorado to propagate the responsible use of solar energy, pioneer conscientious business practices, and create holistic wealth for our community. Investing in solar energy means investing in the long-term health of the environment. At Namasté Solar, were in it for the long haul. Beginning with our educational system design process, we work with customers on defining expectations, adapting to challenges, discussing the details, and celebrating successful solar installations. Whether we are working on a single home or a large, commercial system, we take every project to heart. We spend the time to learn what our customers really want, work within their budget, custom-design every system, and provide lifetime assistance.
Nancy Jones is Executive Director of Chicago Fair Trade, a metro-wide organization that works with businesses, faith based organizations, non-profits, universities, and individual activists to expand support for Fair Trade through education, advocacy, and consumer campaigns. Nancy’s experience as a community organizer in Chicago combined with work experience in rural communities in El Salvador informs her approach to building global relationships based on justice and mutual respect. She holds an M.S.W. from the University of Chicago.
Booth# 454 The perfect non alcoholic aperitif!
NAPA VinJus™ - the perfect non-alcoholic aperitif! Refreshing virgin vineyard grape juice - created for your sophisticated palette as an alternative to soda, water or energy drinks. It's unique balance of crisp, tart and sweet lingers with a hint of green apple, honeysuckle, wildflower and lavender.
Made in the beautiful Napa Valley from early picked varietals, such as Chardonnay and more, this delicious drink is but one single ingredient - mouth watering virgin vineyard grape juice and nothing more! Compared to wine it's almost half the calories and compared to regular grape juice it's about half the sugar! And it's made by a GREEN company!!!
Another delicious creation from the purveyors of Salute Santé!®
Melanie Napoleon is Director of Great Lakes Conservation at Shedd Aquarium. The program strives for a Great Lakes watershed that is healthy, wellunderstood and internationally cherished by raising public awareness of Great Lakes issues, while also providing inspiration and opportunity for action.The program strives for a Great Lakes watershed that is healthy, wellunderstood and internationally cherished by raising public awareness of Great Lakes issues, while also providing inspiration and opportunity for action.
Melanie completed her M.S. degree in biology at Northern Illinois University and her undergraduate degree in environmental biology at Bradley University. Her M.S. thesis and area of academic expertise is in evolutionary biology and animal behavior. She also has knowledge of and experience in Great Lakes conservation and local ecology, informal education, communitybased asset development and communitybased social marketing. Melanie has been with Shedd Aquarium since 2001.
Naprodis (Obligé, Phybiosis & Kinarome) from Dr. Petit, a French physician and Naturopath who for 30+ years has formulated natural health & personal care derived from plants, herbs, earth and sea. Only natural and organic ingredients -- no chemicals, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, waxes, fragrances or GMO's. Vegan & gluten-free.
Matt Nardella is principal architect of Moss; a Chicago based architectural design studio. Matt is a licensed architect in the state of Illinois and California, he is a member of the AIA, a LEED accredited professional, and has been in practice for over twelve years. In that time he has designed sustainable projects ranging from singlefamily residences, offices, and schools to urban farms, strawbale research centers, and community centers, both in Chicago and Southern California. His work is known for utilizing site orientation, creative use of low tech green building techniques, and sustainable building materials. Matt is dedicated to understanding the urban environment and how to sustain it as a community for all living beings. He regularly devotes time volunteering for several local environmental organizations, including the Openlands Project where he is a volunteer Treekeeper. He has presented sustainable design lectures on several occasions in Chicago and San Diego.
Matt seeks to produce energy efficient, unique, and sustainable architecture and design by merging straightforward methodologies of architectural design and theory with the realities of construction, building codes, and real estate development.
Dominique Nash is a senior at CCA Academy and excels in the visual arts. She would like to pursue a career in criminology.
Full Service Design/Build Green Remodeler
Nash Construction Inc., founded in 1992, is a full service, design/build home remodeling firm with a dedication to green remodeling. We manage projects from whole house remodels to small handyman projects. All Nash designers, project managers, and on-site superintendents have received Environmental Certification by GreenAdvantage®, which enables us to ensure that your project will utilize energy saving practices and superior materials that save money and provide a healthier and more comfortable home. Consideration is given to indoor air quality, energy conservation, resource conservation, recycling material waste, and the use of products that are better for the environment and for people.
WalMart Watch Executive Director David Nassar works in coordination with unionized labor to lead a campaign against the expansion of bigbox stores into small communities. He has experience in both domestic and international campaigns as a campaign manager in Pennsylvania and working for the National Democratic Insititue for International Affairs to strengthen democracy in the Middle East.
One of Chicago's premier green architectural practices
Nathan Kipnis Architects, Inc. (NKAI) is recognized as one of Chicago's premier green and sustainable architectural practices. Complimenting a reputation for excellence in design, NKAI specializes in energy conscious and environmentally responsive designs for both residential and commercial applications. A particular expertise is the architectural integration of passive solar and other climatic design solutions with appropriate systems technology.NKAI also specializes in the architectural design for sustainable vacation homes, as well as for additions, renovations and restorations of historic homes and other significant projects along the North Shore.
The National Aquarium is a nonprofit aquatic education and conservation organization with two locations and one mission: to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. Transforming experiences reach well beyond the Aquariums’ walls. Education teams reach thousands of students each year with activities in schools and in the field; conservation crews and volunteers restore habitats and preserve species around the Chesapeake Bay and around the world; and the National Aquarium venues continue to serve as an economic engine for tourism in the city of Baltimore and as a unique draw in downtown Washington, DC
Foremost national advocacy organization for passenger trains
The mission of the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) is to work for a modern, customer-focused national passenger train network that provides a travel choice Americans want.NARP is the largest national membership advocacy organization for train and rail transit passengers. We have worked since 1967 to expand the quality and quantity of passenger rail in the United States. Our work is supported by over 23,000 individual members.
Currently operating as a “museum without walls” through participation in community events and creative partnerships with other arts and cultural organizations, the National Children’s Museum will open an indoor space in winter 2012 and an expansive outdoor experience in summer 2013 at National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The Museum is poised to become Greater Washington’s premier family attraction and is the only national museum dedicated entirely to children and their families and caregivers
Naturopathic Doctorate and Master's in Oriental Medicine
National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) is the oldest accredited naturopathic college in North America. It houses two programs, a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND), and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM), focusing specifically in Classical Chinese Medicine.
Knowledge to Live By
We provide objective environmental information to help Americans live better every day. We work with professionals in health, education, public lands and media to connect the environment to everyday choices and actions so the public can live well while protecting and enjoying nature.
1. The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions is a certified CDFI Intermediary representing over 240 community development credit unions (CDCUs). With over $11 billion in community-controlled assets, our member CDCUs provide credit, savings, transaction services and financial education to more than 1.7 million residents of low-income urban, rural and reservation-based communities nationwide. Founded in 1974, we offer advocacy, educational, training, investment, marketing, and outreach programs to support and assist CDCUs. For more information: www.cdcu.coop. (75 words).
National Grid is international electricity and Gas Company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We play a vital role in providing energy to millions of customers across Great Britain and the Northeast US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner. We are committed to safeguarding the environment for future generations and providing all our customers with the highest standards of service. We achieve this through ongoing investment in our systems and through our talented, diverse workforce.
The National Immigrant Solidarity Network (NISN) is a coalition of grassroots immigrant rights, labor, student/ youth, human rights, peace and global justice organization. 1) No to anti-immigrant legislation, and the criminalization of the immigrant communities.2) No to militarization of the border.3) No to the immigrant detention and deportation.4) No to the guest worker program.5) No to employer sanction and "no match" letters.6) Yes to a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. 7) Yes to speedy family reunification.8) Yes to civil rights and humane immigration law.9) Yes to labor rights and living wages for all workers.10) Yes to the education and LGBT immigrant legislation.From community education campaigns to direct actions and strategic organizing, we are organizing critical immigrant-worker campaigns that are moving toward justice for all immigrants!
Eco-Friendly Transportation & Advertising Alternative
National Pedicabs made its debut in Washington D.C. the summer of 2008 and has quickly established itself as the Capitals #1 pedal-powered transportation service. Our rides are popular among tourists and locals, children and adults, and we are rapidly becoming an integral part of the city landscape.National Pedicabs is the largest Pedicab company in D.C. As an advertiser you will not only be associated with a memorable, unique and cost effective form of transportation but also one who is eco-friendly and appreciative of keeping the environment clean.
National University of Health Sciences
National University of Health Sciences is the nations premier institution for health science education, offering you unparalleled preparation in expanding health care professions such as chiropractic, naturopathic, and oriental medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, biomedical science, and more.As the leader in chiropractic education since 1906, National is renowned for academic excellence, an outstanding faculty, and innovative educational leadership.National sets the standard in preparation for careers in health care.
As America's largest conservation organization, the National Wildlife Federation works with more than 4 million members, partners and supporters in communities from across the U.S. to actively educate, develop resources and promote achievable solutions to protect wildlife for our children's future. Our efforts empower and inspire everyday Americans to:* Confront Global Warming * Protect and Restore Wildlife Habitat* Connect People with NatureAmong our efforts to educate people about wildlife and conservation, NWF publishes four award-winning magazines, Ranger Rick, Wild Animal Baby, Your Big Backyard and National Wildlife.
Manufacturers of U.S certified organic cotton bed, bath and kitchen products.Spinners, weavers and printers of U.S certified Sateen and Percale cotton up to 112". Low embodied energy and guaranteed seed identity preservation. 100% organic since 1995.
No pet food company in the world makes natural pet foods like Natura. We use only high-quality ingredients: fresh meats, whole grains, all-natural fruits and vegetables, and complete vitamin and mineral supplements. For us humans, a diet of natural, wholesome food is essential to living a long healthy life. We believe this fundamental principle is true for your pet, too.
Natural Awakenings is Chicagoland’s premiere healthy and sustainable lifestyle magazine, and your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. Each issue includes cutting-edge information on natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, green living, and products and services to support your lifestyle. Natural Awakenings is available free in more than 1,100 locations, as well as at www.NAChicagoNorth.com. Never glossy, always green!
Natural Awakenings is your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. Our mission is to provide readers with information and inspiration to enrich their lives physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Each issue delivers cutting-edge content on natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, green living, and the products and services that support a healthy lifestyle.
Natural Awakenings is a local magazine exploring natural methods of health, healing, inner growth and earth friendly living. Monthly issues feature cutting edge information on natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, green living and the products and services that support healthy lifestyles.
Biodegradable coffins and urns for people and pets
organic clothing and accessories
We specialize in eco friendly, organic clothing for the whole family. Our clothing and accessories are made from natural fibers like organic cotton, hemp or bamboo. Our apparel is safe for your skin and the planet.
Natural Fitness is committed to providing high quality yoga and fitness products while maintaining the smallest environmental impact. Choosing our products will enhance your practice and help you achieve your fitness goals while demonstrating your concern for the environment.
Founded in 1977 by Dr. Annemarie Colbin, the Natural Gourmet Institute (NGI) is the leader in teaching health-supportive cooking as well as elucidating the relationship between food and health. NGI offers a comprehensive, mostly-vegetarian Chef's Training Program that teaches students the art of preparing beautiful, delicious health-supportive cuisine. NGI also offers cooking classes and lectures to the general public that teach health-supportive food preparation as well as various approaches to nutrition.
For 40 years Natural Health has provided the most up-to-date health information to our 1.5 million readers so that they can feel good, look good, and do good. Using the most credible sources and reliable research, Natural Health provides the full spectrum of options from complementary to traditional, guiding women to take action toward a better life.
A California lifestyle brand featuring clothing and accessories designed in sustainable natural fabrics to suit a conscious, active lifestyle.
Human beings are connected — to each other, to communities, to other species, and to the Earth. As humans increasingly influence natural systems, it is critical that we understand these relationships. This understanding, in the context of the history of the Earth and its inhabitants, guides our approach to investigation and interpretation. By integrating our global research and extensive collections with engaging learning experiences that reveal all aspects of our work, we provoke curiosity and deepen understanding of our natural and cultural worlds.
Green living with quality and style.
Socially responsible investment advisor serving the entire USA
A socially responsible investment advisor helping individuals, non-profits, businesses, foundations, family offices align their investments with their values.
Natural Passion is the creator and retailer of therapeutic natural personal care products that are formulated according to the seasons. We only use simple, effective, natural ingredients; there aren’t any harmful ingredients, fillers, chemicals, or unnatural preservatives in any of our products.
Eco-friendly store for babies and their parents
Booth #564 For 20 years, Natural Resources offers a comprehensive range of classes and thoughtfully selected products for expectant and new parents and their babies. Our products include organic baby clothing, glass bottles, cloth diapers, nursing bras and tanks, breastpumps, baby slings and carriers. Our space is warm and inviting. Please stop by our San Francisco store or shop with us online.
Organic Mattresses, natural foam toppers & organic wool toppers, 8 different bed pillows, organic blankets and bedding. Organic cushions.
Distributor of organic rubber cervical contour pillows
Natural Sleep Comforts Inc. is a Canadian based distributor of organic rubber cervical contour pillows which serve as an alternative choice to chemical memory foam and synthetic pillows.
Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living is the leading consumer healthy living magazine covering natural lifestyle and beauty, healthy home, integrative therapies, health and supplements.
At NSESI, we deliver renewable energy solutions that combat ever-rising energy costs. Call us at 847-520-9305 to speak with our Green Energy Consultants today!
Natural Zing is the largest raw vegan organic food distributor in the US. Products include cacao, coconut oil, Tibetan goji berries, agave nectar, maca, olives, hemp seed, superfoods, raw food snacks, juicers, kitchen tools, DVD's, books, and much more. We sell to consumers, natural food stores, restaurants, and food manufactures.
Men's and Women's Bamboo and Organic Cotton Clothing
Manufacturer of bamboo clothing for men and women. Socially and environmentally responsible company now proudly made in Minnesota.
Stone and epoxy flooring for concrete resurfacing.
Nature Stone® flooring is an unequaled blend of natural stone and specially formulated epoxy that is expertly hand troweled to create a seamless, slip-resistant floor covering surface. The result is a showroom quality floor. Our topcoat adds a shiny, diamond-like finish, which enhances the beauty and color of natural stone that will last for a lifetime. Nature Stone® is a unique floor covering system that is durable, long-lasting and stain resistant. Nature Stone® covers unsightly concrete and its thickness can be adjusted up or down to correct uneven concrete floors.
Organic hair & body care products for over 30 years.
Organic Hair, Body & Facial products--trusted for over 30 years.
Natures Path is a family run business that has been committed to organics and sustainable agriculture for three generations. As the number one organic cereal manufacturer in North America, we live for healthy, great tasting organic foods. But we also want to do more than just sell cereal - we aspire to leave the earth better than we found it. Our products are tasty, nutrious,USDA certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. To join the conversation check out www.facebook.com/naturespath and www.twitter.com/naturespath
Holistic complete and balanced diets for your pets
Manufacture of Holistic Pet foodComplete and balanced diets:Raw Frozen, Kibble, Canned and treatsfor all life stages and all breeds
NaturePath seminars help improve our lives, environment and econo...
NaturePath is an organization dedicated to producing regular seminars, lectures and social gatherings that will focus on improving our lives, our environment and our economy. The events are designed to be entertaining, educational and informative, and the overriding focus will be communicating a positive message. We plan to present experts on a variety of topics, such as sustainable lifestyles, alternative energy options and initiatives, naturopathic health options, climate change and policy options, alternative travel and eco-tourism, nutrition awareness and Green business practices.
Natural and organic products. Sensitive skin solutions.
At Naturopathica, we live and breathe A Better Beauty. Our holistic approach to well-being taps into the best of nature by combining certified natural and organic ingredients with Naturoceuticals, state-of-the-art skin care technology, without harmful synthetics.
We believe nutrient-rich whole foods are at their best when produced by organic agriculture and minimal processing methods. That’s why all our products are certified organic, and use methods such as freeze-drying to ensure maximum nutrition. Since our origins in 2003, we’ve been committed to socially responsible business, and our direct purchasing partnerships create and expand fair trade opportunities for farming communities around the world. We offer a vast selection of organic superfoods and information on how to enjoy them in a diet that can help energize an active and healthy lifestyle.
Sustainable Handcrafted Organic Body Care
NAYA Organic Body Care is sustainably handcrafted with mindFulness for the Earth and your Body. Made in the hills of Marin county, CA, NAYA Organics uses only plant and food based ingredients to nurture your skin.All waste is composted and used to grow herbs, 80% of the materials come from the west coast (mainly CA), ingredients are bought in bulk to cut down on packaging and keep costs low, packaging is paraben FREE and recyclable or reusable to store grains, dried fruit or other goodies of your choice, all paper products, like business cards, are printed on 100$ recycled paper, using soy in and a chemical FREE press.Keeping things local and handmade keeps gas consumption low and the planet a bit cooler, while supporting other independent businesses, which strengthens community!Visualize NAYA Organics as the external form of eating organic!!!!
Resources and expertise for profitable, sustainable businesses.
The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS) is a nonprofit organization founded to help businesses and organizations implement sustainable practices that increase revenues, reduce risk and uncertainty, and enhance reputation. NBIS' programs include "Accelerating Sustainability" - an intelligent structure for quick-starting or accelerating business strategies for triple bottom line success; peer networking across industries; workshops, forums and training events; progams to link the private sector with regional concerns; visibility and recognition. Membership is open to any individual or business interested in learning more about sustainability and networking with other professionals.
Environmentally-Friendly Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation and R...
An innovative leader since 1964 and recipient of the EPA's Stratospheric Ozone Award for helping protect the Earth's ozone layer, NCFI's superior spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation and roofing technologies help save energy, lower power bills and improve indoor air quality. NCFI products offer many green qualities: Contains up to 20% renewable agricultural products. Highest R-value available making it more energy efficient. Will not shrink, sag or settle keeping the building envelope tight. Adheres to the surrounding shape so it works with your design. Contains no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and no formaldehyde. Recognized for ENERGY STAR certification and LEED credits. Improves indoor air quality by resisting mold, mildew and moisture. Adds structural wall strength while acting as an air barrier.NCFI is your complete SPF solutions provider with reliable brands: InsulStar', High Performance Closed Cell Insulation Sealite', High Performance Open Cell Insulation, InsulBloc', Masonry Wall Insulation,EnduraTech', Premier Roofing System ,AgriThane', Advanced Agricultural Insulation Visit www.NCFI.com for more information.
Kylie Nealis is the associate on the Community Rights program at Global Exchange, assisting communities confronted by harmful corporate activities to pass cutting-edge laws that elevate their rights above corporate interests in addition to recognizing the rights of nature to exist, thrive and evolve. She is particularly interested in this work because she believes that true democracy involves individuals in communities being able to have the ultimate voice in the decisions that affect their lives and surrounding environment, not outside corporations or state actors. Kylie is graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Community Studies and Politics.
Healing Flower Remedies for well-being
"Nectar Essences was created as a place for wellness, where you can put aside the demands of your busy life and take a deep breath. Our aromatic and homeopathically infused remedies offer safe and natural stress relief.We formulated all of our products with organic, biodynamic, and eco-friendly ingredients because they are full of life sustaining energy. We encourage you to take time to smell the flowers and enjoy our remedies as sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul."
Passionate about harnessing the power of the Internet to propel social and environmental progress, Needham manages Green Festival's online voice. Over the last three years, Needham has worked to promote environmental conferences, clean technology groups and sustainable urban development initiatives. Additionally, she has organized social media-driven charity events to raise funds for nonprofits including Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project and Concern Worldwide. She holds a B.A. in Public Relations from East Tennessee State University.
As someone who was raised on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay and spent her collegiate years living among the rich, green mountains of Appalachia, Needham feels an innate drive and sense of responsibility to fight to preserve such tremendous natural resources for generations to come.
Outside of Green Festival, you’re most likely to spot her hiking with her dog, playing music (she moonlights as a fiddler) or floating down a river in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC.
Are you a mother of two that saved your children’s newborn clothes? Remember that matching t-shirt with your boyfriend from your first vacation together? Do you still have Fido’s cute jacket? Needle Happy can bring new life to your memorable pieces of clothing because we believe all clothing deserves a second chance.
Neil Chambers has displayed leadership within green building his entire career. In his book Urban Green: Architecture for the Future, he outlines a vision for aligning cities and buildings with nature.
He has participated in over 4 million sf of green buildings ranging in size and scale from in the United States, Caribbean, Asia and Europe saving millions of kWh and gallons of water. He has expertise with many LEED rating systems and has completed LEED projects throughout the United States.
He is a member of National USGBC, USGBC New York City Chapter, and assisted in founding USGBC Grand Strand Branch.
Chambers has taught green building at New York University and Fashion Institute of Technology. During his book tour, he visited 22 universities speaking to 4,500 students about their hopes for a sustainable future.
Chambers writes for Metropolis Magazine and contributed to treehugger.com from 2002 to 2012.
Eric Nelson manages the Cherry Valley Dairy Duvall. He is a King County native and a three generation farmer. In the past, Eric served on the King County Agriculture Commission as a representative of the dairy industry and was its first Chair. He is currently serving as a Commissioner of Drainage District #6 and is also on the King County Agricultural Drainage Assistance Program Advisory Committee. He was recently elected to serve on the King Conservation District’s Board of Supervisors. Eric’s deep experience with, and concern for water issues related to farming make him a valuable contributor to this discussion.
We offer Handmade, Tree Free, Fair Trade paper products from Nepal, as well as Tibetan Prayer Flags and hand blown Christmas ornaments, also from Nepal, also Fair Trade. Our paper items include journals, stationery sets, photo albums, wrapping papers, sheet and card stock for your computer printer and a full line of stunning wedding products for your sustainable/green wedding.We also have the ability to custom create for you any size box, gift bag or journal, custom printed with your company's name and logo, with very low minimums. Feel free to contact us for wholesale information.We ship using only 2ed generation packing supplies, all of our boxes and peanuts come from a recycled source, and by this time next year, our entire operation, warehouse and all, will be run by a new solar/wind system.Check us out at www.NepalesePaper.com and see how much good your purchase can create.All the best...Chuck PinnowFounder
Nepali by TDM balances social sustainability, fashion, and quality. Combining the western and eastern hemispheres, our accessories are designed in the U.S. and created in Nepal using the finest materials, intricate workmanship and eco-friendly processes. Each piece is hand created by our community of Nepalese women artisans using their beautiful craftsmanship passed down through generations. Our company provides these women with above-market compensation, access to healthcare, and full scholarships for their children to attend school. We believe that economic freedom and education are tools of empowerment, providing these women with an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty.
Eco-Friendly Gift Shop and Boutique
Nest (Natural Elements Selected Thoughtfully) is a little shop with a big mission: to encourage positive change on an individual, local and global level by offering products that support independent artists, fair-trade importing, organic farming, and recycling. Nest promotes a healthy and conscious lifestyle. Nest is located in Clarksville, MD.
- PetFood Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine (2008)
- What to Eat
- Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (Revised and Expanded Edition 2007)
- Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, andBioterrorism (2003), and What to Eat (2006).
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, which she chaired from 19882003. She also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition, both from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research examines scientific, economic, and social influences on food choice. She is the author of three prizewinning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (revised edition 2007), Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her latest book is Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine (2008). Her website is www.foodpolitics.com, and since May 2007 she has been blogging at www.whattoeatbook.com.