New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at Palmer Park on Saturday, April 18th, 11 am to 7:30 pm!


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Thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito!

donkey logoSpecial thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito for their support of our volunteer Earth Day Planning Committee! The Earth Day Planning Committee is at the core of many important aspects of the festival including the Green Business Expo, the Kid’s Tent, the Silent Auction, and more. We deeply appreciate Juan’s generous food donations that enabled us to thank our amazing Earth Day Planning Committee in delicious style!


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Support the festival and help keep it free!

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Introducing Sunshine Daiquiris– solar-powered, eco-friendly daiquiris! Click above to support the New Orleans Earth Day Festival, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and alternative energy sources. You generous donation will help us keep the festival free and move the Louisiana Bucket Brigade closer to financial independence so we can keep fighting for clean air and healthy communities!


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Play Earth Day Bingo to win a free bike!

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Win a free bike and learn about sustainability with our new Earth Day Bingo card!  The Bike Shop at 4711 Freret has generously donated a brand-new, beautiful blue cruiser from Big Shot Bikes.  This gorgeous bike is a lightweight cruiser with a low step-through frame and fat tires perfect for NOLA’s many infamous potholes.  Even better, it comes with two built-in wooden racks on back and front to attach a box or carry any oddly-shaped items!

Features include:

  1. Aluminum alloy frame
  2. Three piece crank
  3. Fenders with stainless steel rigid mounts
  4. Dutch style cargo rack with wood inlays
  5. Optional solid wood crate for hauling your precious cargo
  6. Barefoot friendly pedals


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Louisiana Bucket Brigade’s Whole Foods 5% Day!

902867_570893642932896_1307350575_oJoin Captain Planet and the Green Army for a second line parade at Whole Foods’ Metairie location on Wednesday, April 16th at 5:30pm! 5% of all purchases made at that Whole Foods location on that day will go to the Louisiana Bucket Brigade. Make groceries, second line, support LABB, and gear up for Earth Day! We can’t wait to see you there!


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Get your bike on!

imagesStop by the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage to learn about bike maintenance and safety from the experts at Bike Easy! Biking is a fun, a great form of exercise, and most importantly a way to get around without help from Big Oil. Bike Easy will also have a booth at the fest, so make sure to visit them with all your biking questions!


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Thanks to Joule Solar Energy!

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This year we are excited to have the support of an another amazing solar company: Joule Solar Energy! Thanks, Joule for becoming another sustainable, clean energy sponsor of the festival and helping us prove that it is completely possible to hold an amazing event without money from big oil.


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Thank you, Solar Alternatives!

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Not only is Solar Alternatives providing amazing support as a sponsor of the festival this year, they are also installing solar panels so that the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage can be powered by sunshine! Thank you, Solar Alternatives, for supporting Earth Day through the years.