Isthmus Green Day is back! The fifth annual environmental expo runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison More than 100 exhibitors bring out the greenest ideas for your home, energy efficient transport for your commute, alternative medicine for your body, tantalizing treats for your tastebuds, and just about a zillion ways to otherwise green up your life. Admission is free, courtesy of MG&E.
This year's expo features Mark Bittman, New York Times opinion columnist and author of How To Cook Everything, an Upcycled Fashion Show, and a Pop-Up Gallery of Recycled Art, plus kid-friendly activities, a Madison Metro bus, and so much more.
Here's more info about what is happening at Isthmus Green Day:
- Isthmus Green Day 2012 schedule of events
- Isthmus Green Day 2012 exhibitor list
- Isthmus cover story about Mark Bittman: "The man who ate real food"
In the print guide, on newsstands now, you will also find a festival map and booth list, plus the special advertising section "Sustainable Showcase 2012 Home Tour."
Getting here: Monona Terrace is on the shore of Lake Monona, with entrances from Wilson Street (two blocks south of the Capitol Square), John Nolen Drive, and the Capital City Bike Path.
Do the green thing! It's going to be a busy day downtown. Ride your bike, take the bus, or walk to Isthmus Green Day, as parking for your hybrid may be snug.
Isthmus Green Day sponsors include MG&E, Food Fight Restaurant Group, Focus on Energy, WKOW, Group Health Cooperative of South-Central Wisconsin, Whole Foods, Rishi Tea, The Century House, Edgewood College, Murfie, Home Savings Bank, Zip-Dang, REAP Food Group, Calvert Investments, La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery, and Honest Tea.
Changing the world has never been this easy or this fun! Make sure to visit Isthmus Green Day, and let Mother Earth know you care!