Friday, February 23, 2007

NY Green Fest

Join us for a Green Festival this summer in Cayutaville. Our first Green Fest in 2003 was a regional event. This year we are inviting Greens and Green friends across the state to join us. If you want to do a workshop or exhibit, please let me know.


Sat., August 11, 2007
at Cayuta Sun Permaculture Homestead
2962 South Swamp Rd., Cayutaville, NY (15 miles southwest of Ithaca)

Opening and Closing Sessions in Ithaca
Fri. & Sun., August 10 & 12

Group Discussions
Community-Based Economics
Green Party 2008 Campaigns
Media and the Greens
Climate Change and the Greens
Additional topics to come

Permaculture, Sustainability
Living Off the Grid
Adopting Local Resolutions
Running Green Party Campaigns
Using an Earth Oven
Workshops for Kids

Green Exhibitors
Non-Profit Groups
Renewable Energy Suppliers
Farmers with Local Produce

The Festival is a benefit for the Green Party of New York

$35 for the weekend, includes Saturday lunch. All profits go to GPNY.

Scholarships for those who help during the festival or in advance.

Overnight camping at Cayuta Sun available for $5 per night.

For more information visit

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Jason Nabewaniec said...

Friday-Sunday, August 10-12, 2007
Fri. and Sat. eves at the Community School, 330 E. State St., Ithaca
Sat., Aug. 11 during day at Cayuta Sun, 2962 Swamp Rd., Cayutaville
Sun., Aug. 12 at the Ithaca Commons
$35 for Friday and Saturday, includes Saturday lunch, Sunday free.
The Festival is a benefit for the Green Party of New York.
Scholarships for those who help during the festival or in advance.
Overnight camping available at Cayuta Sun for $5 per tent per night and
at Robert Tremaine State Park for $18.75 per campsite (2 cars, 2 tents, 6 people)
per night. Rides available from the Ithaca Bus Station for those traveling by bus.
Draft Agenda
Friday, August 10
At EcoVillage
3:00-5:00 pm - Tour of EcoVillage (to be confirmed)
At Community School, Ithaca
7:00-9:00 pm - The Politics of Sustainability
Art Weaver, Renovus Energy, "Social Change and Its Connection to Renewable Energy"
Virgina Rasmussen, Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy, "The Politics of Sustainability"
Dan Hill, Cayuga Nation representative to the Haudenausaunee Environmental Task Force

Saturday, August 11
At Cayuta Sun Permaculture Homestead, Cayutaville
9:00 am — Opening Session with music
9:30 am — Community-Based Economics
9:30 am - Baking in an Earth Oven
11:00 am — Grassroots Organizing for Sustainability
11:00 am - Permaculture Workshop
12:15 — Lunch
1:15 - Music
1:45 pm — Green Media Access
1:45 pm - Make Your Own Biodiesel
3:15 pm – Make Your Own Wind Turbine
3:15 pm - Living in an Intentional Community

At Community School, Ithaca
7:00 pm - "Globalization and Global Warming: How to Stop Corporations from Hijacking the Environment"

Sunday, August 12

8:00 am — Tour of Ithaca Greenmarket, Breakfast at Greenmarket

At Ithaca Commons, downtown Ithaca
10:00 am — Opening
10:15 am - Using Electoral Politics for Social Change
11:15 am — Campus Organizing for Sustainability
12:15 pm — Building New Media Outlets
1:15 pm - Protecting Community Rights
2:15 pm - Building a Local Food Network
3:15 pm - Making a Green Roof
3:45 pm - Closing

For more information visit