EARTHx 2017

Academic, Culture & Community

Earth Day Texas 2016, at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.

Top 5 Things for Millennials to do at Earth Day Texas

What does it mean to be a Millennial? It means you care where your money goes. You care about supporting local, sustainable production of goods, and how companies are giving back to your community and communities around the world. At Earth Day Texas, we’re about just that – giving those who are doing good for…

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityChildren & FamilyFood, Health & Active Lifestyle

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Tiny House Lifestyle Starts Early For Texas College Students

By Andria Thomas With the buzz surrounding B.A. Norrgard’s A Bed Over My Head and documentary film makers Alexis Stephens’ and Christian Parsons’ Tiny House Expedition, it’s safe to say that tiny houses are officially a thing. In 2016, Norrgard, Stephens and Parsons made appearances at Earth Day Texas where tens of thousands of people…

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityEvent NewsFood, Health & Active LifestyleLatest News

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5 Things You Can Do to Help Save Monarch Butterflies

By Jillian Mock   On one of my habitual morning runs, I noticed a monarch butterfly resting on the Katy Trail, mere inches from my sneakers. It was nearly impossible to see in the dark of pre-dawn. As I ran on, I worried that an unwitting cyclist might run it over. So I turned around…

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityLatest News

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Sustainable Savor Dallas Restaurant Pavilion

Savor Dallas is a celebrated food, wine, and spirits festival in downtown Dallas. The creators behind this popular spring festival are bringing the finest green dining to Earth Day Texas with a sustainable version of their popular event. Visitors will love sampling dishes that are both delicious and produced by restaurants and chefs with sustainable business…

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Go Local, Go Texan

Earth Day Texas is a proud partner of GO TEXAN, an initiative that celebrates, promotes, and supports Texas grown businesses and agriculture. Visitors will have the opportunity to buy delicious local food products grown right here in Texas. GO TEXAN exhibitors will also be selling their sustainably sourced products at the event.

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendExhibitor Spotlight

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Healthy, Delicious Eats

As the old saying goes, you are what you eat. While learning about the benefits of eating healthy, alternative agriculture, and going local, visitors will actually be able to try some of the delicious healthy foods they are hearing about. Whether it’s a full-on meal or just a light snack, there is something for the whole family…

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Local Food = Social Good

Environmental and social issues are often interconnected. So too are their solutions. Learn from the inspiring organizations across the state that are using food and agriculture to improve peoples’ lives. From community gardens to non-profit restaurants and urban farms, you will not want to miss this area.

April 23, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Each year Americans alone throw away 18 billion disposable diapers. In perspective, this is enough to extend from the Earth to the moon and back

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