Saturday, April 30th: Green Getaways Expo

Green Getaways Expo
Skylight One Hanson (1 Hanson Place, Brooklyn)
11am-5pm
$10

Attend EscapeMaker.com’s first of its kind Green Getaways, Local Food & Travel Expo – a carbon free event at Skylight One Hanson on April 30th!

60+ Exhibitors! Sample local wines, cheese, fudge, chocolate, jam, apple juice, and other regional farm-fresh regional foods in the bank vault downstairs and find out about sustainable getaways and agri-tourism day trips within a few hours of NYC.

Travel greener with Zipcar, Amtrak, Metro-North and LIRR travel packages and show only special discounts! Attend Hiking via Mass Transit and Adventure Biking workshops by Appalachian Mountain Club, learn about recycling and the greenmarket from GrowNYC and discover Geocaching!

Live music by Pearl & The Beard, Kingsley Flood and Ugly Purple Sweater, face painting and kids activities – including a 300lb, 6ft. fake milkable cow named “Dutchess!”

Plus… I LOVE NY will announce the Greenest NYer of 2011 at a special press conference in the morning.

Over 50 getaway prizes will be awarded!

Carbon offsets by Carbonfund.org and Green Mountain Energy, free bike valet service by Transportation Alternatives and surplus food will be distributed by City Harvest post event. In kind sponsors include by All About Fifth, Park Slope Copy and Brooklyn Food Coalition.

Click here for the complete schedule.