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June 2 Green Power Festival – Hohenwald, TN

 

Green PowerSaturday, June 2, in Hohenwald TN, the second annual Sonnenschein Festival will have music, nature, alternative energy and art! This years festival will be the biggest Green Power Festival in Middle Tennessee. This notice was sent out by Jennifer Dauksha-English.

It will include 25 green power speakers, an alternative vehicle and fuel exposition, two music stages powered by solar energy, a tour of alternative homes, an energy play shop for kids, an eco-film fest, the debut of Middle Tennessee’s Green Living Journal and much more!! The festival opens June 1 with an Ecovillage Experience Weekend at the Ecovillage Training Center on the Farm Community in Summertown, TN and a Cumberland Greens Bioregional Council Gathering.

GREEN POWER DAY SPEAKER PROGRAM

Location of Venue: High Forest Room, Memorial Park, Court St. in Downtown, Hohenwald

10:10

Welcoming Address, Mayors of Lewis County and the City of Hohenwald

10:20

Green Power: Solutions for a Wealthier Future
Jennifer D. English, Chairperson Green Power Committee

11:00

Climate Change: Why Now is the Time to Act
Representative from the Climate Project

11:40

Deforestation and Loss of Biodiversity
Representatives from Swan Trust, Earth Advocates Research Farm

1:00

The Energy Crisis: What We Can Do
Representatives from MLEC, TVA, and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

2:20

Current Fuel Technology
Representatives from Clean Cities of Middle and West TN and Middle TN Biofuels Project

3:40

Generating Home Power
Representatives from Big Frog Mountain

4:20

Cycling Energy in the Home System
Representatives from the Ecovillage Training Center and Ecoville Architechs

Other Events

There will be Green Power Speakers at 2 other venues near Memorial Park 11-5pm

More than 15 other speakers will talk on Solar, Biofuels, Natural Building, Energy Conservation, Energy and Food, Peak Oil, Geothermal, Permaculture, Green Design and much more!

Alternative Vehicle and Fuel Exposition from 10-5 pm – see biofuels, hybrids and waste vegetable oil vehicles and fuel processing.

Bring your car for display. Contact biofuels@… for details!

A Green Power Film Fest will be held in the War Memorial building/Career Center on Smith Street

  • 12:00 Kilowatt Ours
  • 12:45 Who Killed the Electric Car
  • 2:20 The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
  • 3:30 An Inconvenient Truth

Kids Energy Play Shop 12-3

For more information

Contact Jennifer D. English ecovillage@… for further
details!

It’s not too late to be a vendor/exhibitor at the festival, we still
have a few spaces open. Please enquire with Jennifer.

Jennifer Dauksha-English
President Center for a Holistic Ecology * Development Director
Global Village Institute * Co-Director Ecovillage Training Center
Ecovillage Training Center * POB 90 * Summertown, TN 38483 * Cell
931-306-9355 * Work 931-964-4474

A peaceful mind is your most precious capital – Swami Sivananda


About Beth Robinson

    Beth Robinson

    Tennessee native. Computer Systems Analyst – 30+ year career in computer industry. B.S. Computer Science, 1983 TTU. M.A. Instructional Technology, 1999 APSU.

    She is a member of the Friends of Dunbar Cave,  Tennessee Tree Steward,  The Climate Project, Audubon,  Sierra Club, World Wildlife Fund, League of Conservation Voters, an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clarksville (UUFC), UU Service Committee, and UUFC Social Action chairperson / Green Sanctuary chairperson / Youth group advisor.

    Email: beth_faith@hotmail.com

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