Posts By: Emily

A Review of CleanTX’s Signature Event on Climate Change

We had a lot of fun on November 18th helping CleanTX put implement their final Signature Event of 2015: Climate Change–The Ultimate Market Driver. Over 100 members of the CleanTX community gathered at the Google Fiber space in downtown Austin for networking and presentations by representatives from The Environmental Defense Fund, Dell and the XPRIZE… Read more »

“Connections With a Purpose” Hearts Wide Open Yoga & Service Retreat July 4-12, 2015 ~ Nicaragua

On July Fourth, my seven-year old son Alex and I boarded a plane for Nicaragua. This was to be Alex’s first trip abroad as well as my first trip out of the country since having children. Yet this was not your typical “first” family vacation abroad. Not only were we traveling to the second poorest… Read more »

MobilityATX Town Hall Event – June 23 at Google Fiber

Last month, Green Fern Events helped produce another stellar and environmentally sustainable event for our progressive Austin Community. MobilityATX (produced by Glasshouse Policy, RideScout as well as other local partners) held its final town hall meeting at Google Fiber, Tuesday June 23 to discuss Austin’s transportation challenges. With close to 200 in attendance, the event was streamed… Read more »

Green Fern Events Produces Zero Waste Event for CleanTX

On May 13, 2015 Green Fern Events provided seamless event management support and zero waste services for CleanTX‘s first signature event of 2015, “CleanCloud: The Business Case for Green Data Centers”. Over 100 guests braved the rain to gather in the state-of-the-art Google Fiber venue in downtown Austin. The night kicked off with a networking… Read more »

Green Fern Events turns FIVE today!

Happy Earth Day + Happy 5th Anniversary to Green Fern Events! Five years ago today was the official launch of my company, Green Fern Events (GFE). What an incredible journey it’s been so far. I feel lucky to have had the opportunity to create a company that achieves two things that I love most – planning events… Read more »

Herbalismo 2013

Herbalismo, the first medicinal plant conference ever held in the state of Texas was one of Green Fern Events (GFE) signature events in 2013. The conference took place October 24-28, 2013 at the beautiful Flat Creek Crossings Ranch (FCCR) next to Pedernales Falls State Park in Johnson City.  The producers of Herbalismo (N3P Productions) hired… Read more »

Summer 2013: The Compostable Picnic

When planning a summer picnic or any event that requires disposable food service items, consider using biodegradable plates, cups, and cutlery. Today, there is a wide variety of biodegradable picnic wear. However, ensuring you are purchasing certified Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) compostable products is essential. Due to the widespread claims of “natural” or “biodegradable” products,… Read more »

US Composting Council 21st Annual Conference & Trade Show

Green Fern Events (GFE) traveled to Orlando, Florida late January through early February to assist with the implementation of the US Composting Council’s 21st Annual Conference & Trade show. With over 100 exhibitors and 900 attendees, it was a grand success!  The USCC hosts the world’s largest conference and exhibition for the organics management industry…. Read more »

Formula 1: Circuit of the America’s Key Sustainability Initiatives

by Tiffany Harelik Austin is buzzing in preparation for its first Formula 1 US Grand Prix race taking place on Nov. 16-18, 2012. The new circuit in Austin is a 3.4 mile loop.  Drivers will make 56 counter-clockwise laps around the course.  Mario Andretti recently drove his championship-winning Lotus 79 through the track claiming “The… Read more »