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Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman on Main Stage Nov. 10 at 12 pm

Democracy Now!

amy goodman silenced majorityAmy Goodman, host of the daily, independent global news hour Democracy Now!, will speak and sign her latest book, The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope, Saturday, November 10, at 12 noon.

Goodman joins San Francisco Green Festival as part of the 100-city Election 2012 Silenced Majority Tour. For the past two months, Goodman and the Democracy Now! news team have broadcast live from across the nation, going beyond the mainstream media’s obsessive focus on the latest poll numbers and candidate gaffes to examine how people are organizing; the impacts of restrictive voter ID laws that are making it harder to vote; and how the massive influx of campaign cash following the Citizens United decision is changing how our democracy works.

A Tale of Two Studies

Two recent published studies on the benefits of organic foods and the dangers of genetically modified foods have made headlines worldwide. Besides the controversial findings, the studies are noteworthy in the way the media and scientists reacted to them.

Get Groovy with Clif Bar and Company's Grove Valve Orchestra

clif_bar_bandGrab your family and freinds and head to San Francisco Green Festival November 10-11 for a special musical treat!

Join us at the Main Stage on Sunday November 11 at 5pm as we welcome Clif Bar & Company's Grove Valve Orchestra - recently dubbed "America's Best Corporate Band" in Fortune's 10th Annual Battle of the Corporate Bands at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Get groovy with upbeat jazz and soul numbers to make you dance the night away!

Rebecca Mink Presents: California Dreaming: An Eco-Fashion Show

rebecca_minkCalling all Los Angeles Fashionistas!

Head to Los Angeles Green Festival November 17-18 and check out the latest in eco-friendly and vegan wear, promoting and supporting environmental initiatives and animal rights, as Rebecca Mink presents, "California Dreaming: An Eco-Fashion Show."

Rebecca Mink, a native of southern California, has devoted her entire life to the mission of preserving the planet and the humane treatment of animals.

Retrofit Republic Presents: Adaptation: A Presentation for Sustainable Style Design and Fashion Show

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Calling all San Francisco Fashionistas!

Head to San Francisco Green Festival November 10-11 and check out the latest in eco-friendly and recycled vintage wear, promoting and supporting local and global social justice, as Retrofit Republic presents, "Adaptation: A Presentation for Sustainable Style Design and Fashion Show."

Retrofit Republic is a styling firm and vintage retailer with a social impact.

Why Prop. 37 is a Win for Everyone

Ken Roseboro
The Non-GMO Report

Why Prop 37 is a win-win proposition

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Californians will soon decide whether to pass or reject Proposition 37, which would require mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods.

Support for Prop 37 has recently fallen 18 points due to a one-million-dollar-a-day advertising campaign by opponents. These included Monsanto and other members of the “Big Six” biotech companies who had accounted for one-half of the $40 million raised to defeat the initiative.

Using Recycled and Renewable Materials in Ford Vehicles

Ford Motor Company

ford_laFord will be turning its ignition on at the San Francisco and Los Angeles Green Festival next month, bringing their green line of vehicles straight to you. Don’t miss your chance to take one of Ford’s electric or hybrid vehicles for a spin. You’ll have an opportunity to test drive the Ford C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Energi and Focus Electric, Ford’s all-electric, zero-emissions vehicle.

Ford is on a mission to increase the use of recycled and renewable content year by year and model by model. You’ll see this with the produce stand display in the Ford Pavilion, which demonstrates everything that goes into a door panel in Ford vehicles – Soy, wheat straw, sweet potatoes, corn and sugarcane.

Test Drive Ford’s New Lineup of Green Vehicles at San Francisco Green Festival

Ford Motor Company

Ford-Test-DriveFord Motor Company has been hitting the road with its new lineup of fuel-efficient vehicles with a pop-up test drive tour, and it’s making its way to the San Francisco Green Festival November 10th and 11th. The Go Further Tour has been stopping at large events in major markets around the country, giving people the opportunity to drive and learn about Ford’s new vehicles with eco-boost, electric hybrid and plug-in powertrains. Don’t miss your chance to take the front seat of the Focus Electric, C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi and experience all that the green vehicles from Ford have to offer.

DC Green Festival Continues Sunday

DC FloorWashington DC Green Festival continues today, Sunday September 30th, at the Washington Convention Center. Doors open at 11am! Thanks to everyone who came out yesterday and made Saturday an fantastic day and a wonderful return of Green Festival to this incredible city. If you didn't make it to the Washington Convention Center yesterday, head on down today for a brand new day of fun at Green Festival!

Washington DC Green Festival This Weekend!

gf-chicago-overviewGet ready, because the Washington DC Green Festival is this weekend, September 29-30 at the Washington Convention Center!

Discounted tickets are still available online. The deadline for you to purchase your discount online tickets is Friday September 28 at 5pm EST. You can also purchase your tickets at the box office on Saturday and Sunday. Green Festival is located in Hall B at the Convention Center and event hours are 10am-7pm Saturday and 11am-6pm Sunday.