Green Festival Exhibitors
Exhibitors are companies that have have passed the Green America screening process for leadership in social and environmental responsibility and have earned the Green America Seal of Approval for their commitment. Focused on business as a tool for positive change, these values-driven, green business leaders are committed to sustainable practices. To learn more about the screening process, click here.
Project Onward Featured
Project Onward is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the career development of artists with mental and developmental disabilities. Operating as both a studio and gallery, Project Onward supports the work of visual artists who have exceptional talents but face challenges ranging from autism to mental illness. OUR MISSION: - To provide artists with disabilities the opportunity to create their work in a safe, supportive studio environment, with access to work space, materials, and professional guidance; - To connect artists with disabilities with the arts community and the general public, through the professional exhibition and sale of their work, and through public programs designed to foster audience participation; - To inspire change by using art to promote empathy and reduce the stigma of mental illness and developmental disabilities; to improve the self-image of artists through the social and economic value of their work; and to cultivate new audiences in the art market by increasing awareness of, and demand for, artwork created by people with disabilities.
Social Justice organization founded by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
Protect the environment, human health, and rural quality of life
Releasing the capacity for positive social change /sustainability
Sustainability advocacy through education and community action
Inspired by nature to envision & nurture a sustainable midwest me...