The most popular and longest running sustainable-lifestyle magazine, Mother Earth News provides wide-ranging, expert editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health and green building. Lively, insightful and on the cutting edge, Mother Earth News is the definitive read for the growing number of Americans who choose wisely and live well. Mother Earth News has everything to keep you inspired as you seek sustainability. It's more than a magazine. It's a way of life.
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, and satellite television; and on the internet. Democracy Now!'s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps are synonymous with old-world quality and time-honored simplicity, a soap-making tradition that can be traced back to 1858. Renowned for their quality, versatility and eco-friendliness, Dr. Bronner's continues to make their unsurpassed soaps with care and integrity.
TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, TreeHugger strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. TreeHugger knows that variety is the spice of life, so you can find all you need to go green in their up to the minute blog, weekly and daily newsletters, weekly video segments, and their weekly radio show.
Ford Corporate Innovator*
Ford Motor Company is a global automotive industry leader committed to creating sustainable automobile solutions for everyone. By 2012 Ford will be expanding its vehicle lineup to include five new electric vehicles, including next generation hybrids, a plug-in hybrid and a full electric vehicle. The new Ford Focus BEV will never need a drop of gas. It’s all part of Ford's long-term plan to make both drivers and Mother Nature very happy.
Clif Bar wants a simple approach in an energy bar, not complicated formulas or gimmicks. Don't you? It's just an approach that makes sense. Clif Bars are a great-tasting, convenient source of high energy for any activity.
Taste the delicious and healthful difference that comes from producing foods in harmony with nature. Organic Valley’s certified organic dairy, juice, eggs, produce, and soy are produced by 1,200+ family farms that own the cooperative. They never use antibiotics, synthetic hormones or pesticides, or genetically modified organisms in production, and meet and exceed federal organic farming standards for pasturing and humane treatment. By shipping milk to the nearest markets, they offer delicious regionally-produced organic products. Visit their web site for coupons, recipes, organic resources, and the store locations where you can buy their products at www.organicvalley.coop.
Natures Path Food is a family run business that has been committed to organics and sustainability for three generations. As the number one organic cereal manufacturer in North America, they live for healthy, great-tasting organic foods. But, they also want to do more than just sell cereal. Their mission is, "to be a trusted name for quality organic foods in every home; socially responsible, environmentally sustainable and financially viable." They aspire to advance the cause of people and planet, along the path to sustainability. Growing organic, healthy foods in a sustainable way is their passion, the cornerstone of the family company. It’s where, and how, it all began.
Mother Jones is a non-profit news organization that specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting. They currently have two main "platforms": an award-winning bimonthly national magazine (circulation 240,000), and a website featuring new, original reporting 24-7.
Honest Tea creates and promotes delicious, truly healthy, organic beverages. We strive to grow their business with the same honesty they use to craft their products, with sustainability and great taste for all. Honest Tea is the nation's top selling organic bottled tea company with a mission to make great tasting, healthy beverages sweetened with less sugar than most bottled beverages. All varieties are USDA certified organic and many teas are Fair Trade Certified.
*Corporate innovators are major corporations that are moving toward social and environmental responsibility. Corporations can participate only after passing a rigorous review process and demonstrating they have made significant social and environmental commitments and innovation in one or more areas of their business.
Thank you to these 10 partners, corporate innovators and ALL the green businesses and non-profit organizations that make Green Festival an exciting and educational environment.