2021 Virtual Green Living Festival - June 4 Focus on Planet and Personal Wellness
Welcome

Welcome to Day 3 of the Virtual Green Living Festival! Join us at the times listed below for Live Exhibit Hall and Live Events and anytime throughout the day for workshops, family-friendly activities, Green Living exhibitors, plus many other resources. Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor: Ameren Missouri.

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Live Events

10:30 a.m.–noon
Live Chat in Virtual Exhibit Hall
Live Chat has ended
Visit and interact with representatives in the virtual exhibit booths via video or chat. Visit each booth during or after to register to win prizes donated by our exhibitors and receive two passes to Origami After Hours (while supplies last). Prize registration open through 8 p.m. on Monday, June 7.

 

View recorded event
Children planting
Noon–1 p.m.
Live Panel Session
Outdoor Spaces for All!

The wellbeing associated with immersion in nature is scientifically proven yet some may feel those spaces are not accessible to them. Hear from regional advocates working to create the resources, community engagement, and invitation to all to enjoy every experience the outdoors has to offer.

Featuring the following panelists:

  • Jennifer Smith-Simms | Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Theo Smith | Forest Park Forever 
  • Angelica Gutierrez | Great Rivers Greenway
Festival Workshops

    Yoga Instructor
  • Mushroom Congee Recipe | Mike Shine, Sassafras Café
     
  • All-levels Yoga Class | Yoga Buzz
    Join Mindy with Yoga Buzz for an all-levels yoga practice including mindful movements, guided inquiry and introspection. Experience the connection between your individual consciousness and the universe through the five basic elements—Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Space. Taking the time to reflect on how our personal wellness is interconnected with the planet's wellness.
     
  • Top Ten Sensory Plants | Jeanne Carbonne, Supervisor Therapeutic Horticulture, Missouri Botanical Garden
    From the enticing scent of lemon verbena to the smooth texture of a pansy petal, there are so many possibilities for sensory exploration in your garden. The Therapeutic Horticulture team at the Garden has compiled their top ten plants for a sensory experience. Learn more
Thank you to our Workshops Sponsor: Spire
 
Family-friendly Activities

Planet and Personal Wellness Exhibitors

  • American Lung Association in Missouri: asthma education programs and home environmental assessments for lung health
  • Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum: green burial and flameless cremation
  • Clean Air Partnership: clean air education and tips
  • Great Rivers Greenway: connecting the region with a network of greenways
  • Isabee's: beekeeping equipment and consulting
  • Known & Grown STL: vetting and promoting environmentally responsible farmers
  • Manna Pro City Yolks: backyard chicken community
  • Metro/Bi-State Development: public transportation
  • Midwest Recycling Center (MRC): R2 certified electronics recycling and data destruction
  • Saint Louis City Recycles and St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District: education, outreach, and regional recycling programs

Go to exhibitor contact information