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.
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Earth Balance Featured
Based in Boulder, Colo., Earth Balance® produces a line of delicious buttery spreads, shortenings, nut butters, soymilk, refrigerated mayonnaise and coconut spread. All Earth Balance® products are all plant-based, vegan, made without artificial ingredients and hydrogenated oils, free of gluten, lactose and eggs, offering a delicious alternative for health conscious individuals and those with food sensitivities.
Illinois #1 trusted installer of renewable energy systems
Earthgarage.comshows drivers how to make their car greener. We’ve found the products and services to help you get more gas mileage, manage your fuel use, drive more efficiently and save money. Try our MoneySaver calculator and see what you can save on gas.
Reusable sandwich, snack + lunch bags: reduce-reuse-eat happy!
When you use a 100% Organic Cotton eco•ditty bag to carry your perishable and dry food items, you're keeping a plastic sack out of the landfill and dangerous toxins like BPA and PVC out of your body. eco•ditty bags can be washed and reused 100’s of times, saving money and reducing plastic waste.
• 100% Organic Cotton fabrics• Made in Colorado• Wash by hand, machine or dishwasher• No synthetics, plastics or chemicals touching your food
We create projects in impoverished areas of Ecuador and India
Cultures a vibrant food community from the ground up
ELPC leads the Midwest on legal advocacy and business innovation
Equal Exchange Fundraising Featured
Organic & Fair Trade Foods and Gifts at 40% Profit To Your Group
All naturally & locally raised wool fiber felting products/balms
Organic Soy Candles, Lotions, Perfumes & Renewable Energy Books.
FamilyFarmed.org's mission is to expand the production, marketing, and distribution of locally grown and responsibly produced food, in order to enhance the social, economic, and environmental health of our communities. In Chicago we partner with institutions including the Chicago Public Schools, Midway and O'Hare Airports, and McCormick Place to source local and responsibly produced food for their foodservice programs. Nationally, we train small and mid-size produce farmers in food safety through our Wholesale Success Trainings. We also produce the Good Food Festival & Conference every March in Chicago, bringing the local Good Food community together to learn, connect, and of course, eat Good Food!
A non-profit consumer organization that works to ensure clean water and safe food. We challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources by empowering people to take action and by transforming the public consciousness about what we eat and drink.
Ford Community Green Grant Featured
The Ford Community Green Grant encourages local non-profit organizations and community leaders to submit their sustainable, forward-thinking ideas to improve the environment or quality of life in their local community. These ideas will be reviewed by Ford Motor Company and the Green Festivals with the winner earning $5,000 to impact their community. No idea is too small or too big, but to be considered, and idea must be local, innovative and actionable. Before each Green Festival opening, a panel from Green festivals and Ford Motor company will select a group of finalists whose proposals will be presented in the Ford Pavilion at each Green Festival. Festival attendees will then be able to vote for their favorite project proposal. Votes will be tallied onsite, and the project proposal with the most votes will be announced as the Ford Community Green Grant winner on the final afternoon of the Green Festival.
Ford Motor Company Featured
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader with a 100+ year commitment to creating sustainable automobile solutions. The Ford electrification plan has tripled production capacity of electrified vehicles this year, delivering on its promise to give fuel-efficiency-minded customers the power of choice. The company now offers a lineup of five electrified vehicles including Ford Focus Electric, Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford C-MAX Hybrid; plus two plug-in hybrids, Ford C-MAX Energi and Ford Fusion Energi. Making a total of 7 vehicle models that achieve an EPA-estimated 40mpg highway or better! Further, the Focus Electric is the first five-passenger battery electric vehicle to achieve a fuel-efficiency rating of 110 MPGe city, making it the most fuel-efficient compact car in America*.
* EPA-estimated 110 city/99 hwy/105 combined MPGe. MPGe is the equivalent measure of gasoline fuel efficiency for electric mode operation.
Fresh Wave Featured
Safe & effective odor eliminators, made from plant oils & water
Fresh Wave natural odor eliminators are made of a proprietary blend of plant oils and water - that's it! Using the power of nature, our products safely and effectively eliminate even the toughest odors; whether it's a laundry odor, a kitchen odor, a pet odor, a sports odor, a car odor - the list goes on - there's no odor that Fresh Wave can't beat! Don't believe us, visit our website and see what people are saying about their experiences; better yet, try them out for yourself and we promise you'll be more than satisfied.
Come Learn About America's Tenth and Newest National Water Trail!
Global Exchange Featured
Global Exchange is a membership based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Since our founding in 1988, we have successfully increased public awareness of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change.
Social and environmental solutions inspired by nature
Providing food for hungry people and striving to end hunger
Green America Featured
Green America is a not for profit membership organization founded in 1982. Our mission is to harness economic powerthe strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplaceto create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
Phone: (800) 58-GREEN
Eco Renovation / Spray Foam Insulation / Energy Audit / Mold
Save energy: Add insulation/spray foam/air sealing/energy audits
Premiere eco-friendly cloth diapering service and lil boutique
A community bank that is conscious about more than your money
GreenChoice Bank is a community bank that supports the environmental and social well-being of our communities and planet. A certified B Corp and registered Illinois Benefit Corporation, our mission of sustainability that informs our entire business, from our locations (including our LEED Platinum flagship opening at the Green Exchange) to our back office (re-engineering ourselves to minimize our environmental footprint), to products and services that reward customers for "green" choices.
Greenopia is the trusted consumer resource for information about how to eat, shop, and live green. Its best-selling printed books and eBooks help consumers find green products and services in their local areas. Greenopia is also the largest green business directory in the US and its popular corporate rating guides have been featured in major media outlets such as BBC, CNN, USA Today, CNBC, and hundreds of others. Check us out at www.greenopia.com.
Greenway Formula 7 Featured
Greenway Formula 7 KILLS BEDBUGS w/out chemicals EFFECTIVE!!
Visit the Heartland in the Organic Food Court!
The Heartland is a Cafe, music venue, and community located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Founded in 1968, the Heartland's mission has been to provide healthy food with vegetarian options made with socially conscious ingredients- as well as an inspiring enviroment for activists, poets, progressives, musicians, and artists. In addition to the Cafe, the Heartland offers the Red Line Tap Tavern, Heartland by the Lake Beach Stand, and the No Exit Theatre.
Recycled & Sustainable Products Made in Uganda
Safe, affordable travel is easy with our hostels!
Hoy Chicago Featured
Hoy is Chicago’s most prominent Spanish-language newspaper, committed to engaging audiences through a strong community presence. Its culturally relevant content provides businesses with an effective and trustworthy way to reach Chicago’s Hispanic vibrant community.
Local organic groceries delivered from the farm to your door
Diverse handcrafted & organic jewelry from around the world
UNIQUE HANDMADE WEARABLE ART OF AFRICAN & NATIVE INDIAN CULTURES
Leafguard, the recycled/lifetime guaranteed/clog-free rain gutter
Raising money for life saving blood cancer research
Free energy efficiency programs to IL students in grades K-12
Eco-friendly glass benefiting humans, animals and the earth.
Eco-friendly glass art gifts including jewerly, accessories and housewares that benefit humans, animals and the earth through donation made to various environmental agencies and the use of recycled materials and packaging.
Using recycled silver to create handmade silver/gemstone jewelry
Organic,nongmo,fairtrade,no dairy,no soy no gluten vegan icecream
Fair Trade Clothing and Acc. Made with Organic Fibers since 1992
Top #1 Rated gutter protection - your gutters will never clog!
Dedicated to preventing cruelty to farm animals
Mercy For Animals is a national non-profit animal protection organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. MFA is a voice for animals through humane education, proactive advertising campaigns, undercover investigations, and grassroots activism.
Mother Jones Magazine Featured
Mother Jones online is your home for smart, fearless journalism.
Trading Silver Jewelry with Gems and silk scarves from Nepal
Fair trade co. providing unique items comprised of elephant poo!
It's true, all made out of poo! Pulped to perfection by the elephants of Sri Lanka. Stationery, cards, green gifts and more. "Conservation through Innovation"
Natural Awakenings Chicago Featured
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 Solutions Featured
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.
NBC 5 Chicago Featured
NBC 5, owned-and-operated television station in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to greener, healthier community.
Learn to upcycle used plastic bags into mats for the homeless.
New York Times Featured
Breaking news and environmental news on the EPA, oceans and marine life, weather, wetlands, pollution, wildlife, global warming, hybrid cars, energy and nature. Visit our booth to learn about our green practices and receive 50% off home delivery service, plus a gift with subscription.
Green LEEDers Home Improvement Services.Computer/Green Skills Tra
O Organics Featured
O Organics has over 400 USDA certified organic products across virtually every aisle of the store. Found exclusively at Safeway, O Organics provides your family with healthy, safe and delicious organic food at affordable prices. O Organics products are produced without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, GMO’s, added growth hormones or antibiotics.
Promote organics & consumer choice, mandatory labeling GMO foods
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.
Organic Spa Magazine Featured
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IT'S A LIFESTYLE. LIVE IT. The mission of Organic Spa Magazine is to show you how to live a more sustainable life -- at home, at work, at play, and at rest. Each issue teaches you how to incorporate spa wisdom into your everyday actions to help you lead a more balanced and mindful life. Our aim is to inspire and educate -- and to bring the spa wisdom home.
Food that is good for the soul AND good for the body!
Eco-friendly products to replace disposal plastic.
Certified organic award winning small batch body & skincare line
Shiatsu. Relax. Connect. Rejuvenate. Breathe. Stretch. Open.
Primal Pet Foods Featured
Wholesome raw foods for pets made with human-grade ingredients
Socially & Environmentally Responsible Investment Services.