By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

The sun shone, the vendors were upbeat and the crowds turned out for Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park this weekend. While we heard some complaints about greenwashing, overall there was lots of green energy.

The green-themed hardware store hosts its soft opening on Earth Day • A Peep at the Coops showcases the backyard chicken craze

April 21, 2013

 

 

GREEN OPENING

By Julie Thibodeaux.  Photos by Phillip Shinoda

A great group of greenies turned out for Green Source DFW’s pre-Earth Day mixer on Thursday, April 18. Business connections and new friends were made during the gathering at The People’s Last Stand in Dallas.

Here’s a snapshot of some of the multi-talented and eco-minded attendees:


Events surrounding 2013 Earth Day from Oak Cliff to Lamar County to Fort Worth
 

April 15, 2013

When well-known Dallasite Trammell S. Crow founded Earth Day Dallas in 2011, it was held in the Arts District downtown in April and drew 265 exhibitors and 48,000 visitors in the first year. The following year, the event grew, attracting roughly 58,000 people at its new larger location at Fair Park, where the event will be held again in 2013 on April 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

USGBC North Texas hosts Green Gala awards • Call for public art proposals that use recycled material • Course aims to boost sales of urban farmers 

By Julie Thibodeaux



By Rita Cook

Here comes spring and what better time to figure out how to “green” your home.  No matter what changes you want to make from the small to the more ambitious, you can garner tips from Anna Clark, author of Green, American Style, who owns the second LEED approved home in Dallas. Recently, she shared some of the sustainable choices she's made in her home.

Coppell Earthfest 2013

There were numerous Environmental Events during the first weekend in April including the  

By Rita Cook

Winning the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award this year for "Entrepreneur" Eddie Lott says the award is special to him for a lot of reasons.

“First and foremost it means people such as our peers and the public recognize how hard we work every day and they recognize that the organization we've created matters enough to reward us for it and that validates our work.”

By MInnie Payne

Folks in and around Dallas’ Greenville Avenue, and otherwise, are now privileged to have Green Grocer (www.greengrocerdallas.com), another source of locally grown fresh organic food,  as well as, among other things, a variety of beer and wine, eggs, meat, cheeses, chocolates, and coffee.   

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