green_prix_lbi_stageIn celebration of Earth Day, Green Education Inc., in collaboration with Leadership Long Beach, and Green Long Beach! are kicking off the first annual Green Prize Festival on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Long Beach Independent will be running the stage and we have a diverse selection of local talent to keep you entertained while you enjoy all the elements of the festival. Here is the lineup below:

-11:00 Romero Y Perez
-12:15 MBT MajicBulletTheory)
-1:00 Shy But Flyy & LBPOD w/ Rahfee Zahkee
-1:30 Amritakripa
-2:45 Fathers & Suns
-4:00 Hopeless Romantics
-5:15 Lefty Phillips Trio

With none other then DJ Rahfee Zahkee on the decks throughout the day!

The Green Prize Festival is a one-day FREE event highlighting urban farmers, green chefs, live entertainment, artists, green technology, sustainable transportation, environmental organizations as well as education through workshops, demonstrations and guest speakers. The event will also feature the Localism free bike valet, the Kress Market & Deli Beer Garden of Earthly Delights, green vendors and food trucks as well as children’s activities. We’re also pleased to introduce the Green Prize annual award program!

Who will with the GREEN PRIZEs for showing excellence in sustainability?! Come to the festival and find out!

green_prize_festivalOur villages include:
-The Localism Fresh Fair Village – Urban Farms & Community Gardens
-ReLEAF – Health & Wellness
-Cleaner Tech – Green Tech & Clean Tech
-Green Prix – Sustainable Transportation
Whole Foods Market Long Beach Lil Sprouts – Children’s Area
-Eco-Friendly Vendors
-Earth Orgs & Community Orgs

Speakers Series Schedule & Info:

Food Trucks:
-Roe Restaurant & Fish Market Food Truck
-Canvas Food Truck & Catering

The day will begin with delicious, affordable “Farm to Fork” meals prepared by The Ladyfarmer by Savory Sweet Eclectic, while supplies last so get there early!

SPECIAL OFFER: Go Metro Los Angeles and Save $1 on your Farm to Fork lunch at The Ladyfarmer by Savory Sweet Eclectic and get a free ride on Our Town Trolley, from the 1st Street Station to the Festival, compliments of Localism!

B.Y.O.S., B.Y.O.J. and B.Y.O.M.! Bring your own t-shirts and jeans to our ReUSE village. For only $5 Red Eye Medía will put the commemorative Green Prize Festival logo on YOUR SHIRT! Either on the backside or inside. We also encourage you to bring your ripped jeans and let the Faux Frau’s of the Sewing Rebellion teach you how to fix them with their hand-crank sewing machines! Bring your own mug for a .50 cent discount on a cup of coffee at the WIDE eyes OPEN palms Pop Up Coffee Shop and get free water at the Green Long Beach! Hydration Station.

This event is brought to you by the organizers for the Green Prix of Long Beach, 2013.

For more information on the Green Prize Festival villages and exhibitors, please visit:

About the Author

Shea Newkirk

Executive Editor, Long Beach Independent

Shea has been involved in the Long Beach music scene since 2003 helping to promote unsigned, independent bands and musicians through various media including photos, video, event production, and marketing. Founder of and Folk Revival Festival as well as a musician with over 15 years experience, Shea has a great ear for finding the best independent music coming out of the local Long Beach music scene.

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