Blacks in Green™ gathers friends and family to celebrate the return of the village...the beautiful life...the conservation lifestyle!
Visit our "walk-to-work, walk-to-shop, walk-to-learn, walk-to-play village" where experts and artisans share wisdom and innovation.
Learn The 8 Principles of Green-Village-Building and let's find our way back to neighborhood health/wealth and independence.
Grow your own food
Make your own clothes
let storytelling, music, and dance form your foundation.
Visit with artisans all day and touch, smell, hold, and create.
A "Museum Without Walls" conservation lifestyle display and our Artisan Village Tent featuring artists - literally "in studio" at the Festival - crafting and doing demos throughout the weekend: papermakers, furniture makers, shoe makers, sculptors, basket weavers, and more.
Remember Bronzeville and heritage practices and share your ideas for advancement. Take tours from backyard gardens to the great outdoors with activities you never imagined. Teach-ins, performances, videos and surveys 1-5pm.
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In the end, enjoy the many ways to lead where you live...increase household income with home-based business and land stewardship...and let's restore our place in the world!
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!! 8/30-9/2
BIG: Blacks in Green
BIG™ is a green-village-builder, a national network, one of America’s most diverse eco-orgs, and a thought leader in green community economic development for communities of color…across 13 economic sectors. We teach a whole-system solution for the whole-system problems common to black communities everywhere through our platform, The 8 Principles of Green-Village-Building™ and its precursor, Grannynomics.™ Together they offer a culture-specific prescription with universal value. Join the movement @ fb BIG: Blacks in Green.