Earth Day TX 2017

Academic, Culture & Community


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.

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend

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Farmer's Market

Earth Day Texas has exciting plans to devote an entire area to Farmers Markets and to introduce the public to local vendors that can be found at Farmers Market’s all around the state of Texas. Find your new favorite source for fresh vegetables, honey, meat and so much more. If you’re into food you will…

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The Evolution Of Agriculture

Vertical farming, permaculture, and aquaponics are making waves in the agricultural industry. These agricultural pioneers are finding ways to feed more people with less land than ever before, creating whole ecosystems of fresh food and innovating agriculture that supports the land, rather than degrade it. Visitors to this department will be able to see the latest…

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityExhibitor SpotlightPolicy & Industry


Sign A Petition

Is there an issue or a project that you are really passionate about? Maybe something you learned about at Earth Day Texas? Take a stand and visit the petition booths in the Environmental Policy department to sign your name to petitions that you believe will lead to important action across the country.

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendPolicy & Industry


Become A Member

At Earth Day Texas, there are hundreds of organizations that are doing groundbreaking research and outreach on thousands of critical issues around the world. We make it easy to find the organizations that are working toward the solutions that you identify with most strongly, give you a chance to meet the people on the front lines,…

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendPolicy & Industry


Green Speaker Series Technology & Innovation

The Green Speaker Series is a cornerstone of the programming featured at Earth Day Texas, bringing fascinating individuals and organizations into the limelight to share their unique initiatives and solutions for the planet. In this department, there will be a stage focused specifically around innovation. Visitors will learn from leaders about energy, new technologies, and how…

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendTechnology & Innovation

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Breathing Life Into The Trinity River Corridor

Spanning 20 miles and 10,000 acres of land, the Trinity River Corridor Project is one of the largest public works project in the history of Texas. It seeks to protect the precious ecosystems of the Trinity River and the Great Trinity Forest by turning these long-neglected places into valued recreational areas for the City of…

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttend


Urban Trails And Walkability

Walkability is a critical aspect of New Urbanism and the movement to design and build smarter cities for a higher quality of life. With the Katy Trail, the Trinity Strand Trail, White Rock Lake, and more, the City of Dallas is investing in walkability and recreation for its citizens. Attendees will learn about the events happening along…

February 1, 2017 • Academic, Culture & Community

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Turn your engine off at red lights! Idling for 10 seconds consumes more fuel than re-starting your engine.

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