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ISTHMUS GREEN DAY

Isthmus Green Day 2014 takes an inclusive approach to sustainability

The bike-riding, granola-making, deodorant-shunning white hippie at the Willy Street Co-op is practically the poster child for crunchy Madison, one of the country's greenest cities. But not all environmentalism looks like your average east-side kale enthusiast, and an emerging movement in Madison seeks to encourage sustainability with a more inclusive approach. >More
 Exhibitors at Isthmus Green Day 2014

Stop by Monona Terrace on Saturday, April 26, to see what all of these great, green vendors have to offer. The seventh annual Isthmus Green Day festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features informative speakers and engaging exhibitors, along with plenty of eco-friendly products to buy, green ideas to ponder, fun activities and more. >More
 A talk with filmmaker and eco-activist Shalini Kantayya

In A Drop of Life, Shalini Kantayya's award-winning 2007 short about the impact of water scarcity and water privatization in India, the filmmaker and eco-activist imagined a "near future" in which prepaid water meters determine how much drinking water individuals receive. "Water meters did not exist in India at the time of my film's production, but they do now," Kantayya says. "This is not a film I meant to be a prophecy, but it ended up being a dark one." >More
 Urban theorist Naomi Davis seeks to revitalize African American neighborhoods

The last time urban theorist Naomi Davis visited Madison, in the early 2000s, she was in search of communities that would help her create a model for revitalizing African American neighborhoods. Eventually, she came up with Blacks in Green, a national network advancing what she calls "green-village-building" in violent neighborhoods haunted by dilapidated housing, vacant lots, a hollow economic corridor and low median household income. >More
 Announcing the Isthmus Green Day 2014 schedule

Join us for the seventh annual Isthmus Green Day at Monona Terrace on Saturday, April 26! The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features informative speakers and engaging exhibitors, along with plenty of eco-friendly products to buy, green ideas to ponder, fun activities and more. >More
 Filmmaker and activist Shalini Kantayya comes to Madison for Isthmus Green Day 2014

Shalini Kantayya, a filmmaker and eco-activist, joins Isthmus Green Day as a keynote speaker this year. The seventh annual expo will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Monona Terrace. Admission is free to the public courtesy of MG&E. >More
 Author and activist Naomi Davis comes to Madison for Isthmus Green Day 2014

Naomi Davis, celebrated environmentalist and activist, joins Isthmus Green Day as a keynote speaker this year. The seventh annual expo will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Monona Terrace. Admission is free to the public courtesy of MG&E. >More
 Get ready for Isthmus Green Day 2014!

Riding bikes... Dining local... Conserving energy at home and work... Going green is more important than ever! Make sure to mark your calendars for the seventh annual Isthmus Green Day, a celebration of sustainability and healthy living. The expo runs from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison on Saturday, April 26. Admission is free and open to the public. >More
 Pot policy experts criticize drug war mentality at Isthmus Green Day

Experts in industrial hemp, law enforcement and recreational cannabis weighed in on the evolving conversation of pot policy Saturday afternoon on the main stage at Isthmus Green Day at Monona Terrace. This year's eco fair coincided with 4/20 observations. >More
 Scenes from Isthmus Green Day 2013 (slideshow)

Madison's Monona Terrace hosted the sixth annual Isthmus Green Day eco fair Saturday, putting local companies of all stripes in touch with green-minded consumers. >More
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