Love Earth Thanks Event In Yoyogi, Tokyo, Saturday July 12

This should be a lot of fun.

Moving on from the success of the Earth Day events...

Globe-straddling eco event Earth Day has found a particularly receptive audience in Japan, where the two-day gathering in Yoyogi Park consistently draws over 100,000 people each year. It's an opportunity for charities, NPOs and eco-conscious businesses to flaunt their wares and draw new recruits, but many people just go to enjoy the art, vibes and free music. If you're one of the capital's long-suffering vegetarians, too, you owe it to yourself to pay a visit to the Earth Day Kitchen zone for a good selection of herbivorous eats. Time Out

...now we also get Love Thanks Earth in Tokyo!

Or is it Love Earth Thanks?

This is a gathering that has already held festivals in Fukuoka, Kyoto and Wakayama this year.

And it just gets better and better.

thank-earth.net

So, what to expect? Lots of music, healthy food, and inspiration from NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) like Vegetarian Society of Japan.

NPOs (Non-Political Organizations) is another term often used, while some of us joke that we really are "non-governable organizations..."

Yoyogi is in the very center of cool Tokyo, near Harajuku and Shibuya stations.

Just south of the huge park.

Have a great weekend!

And for more details about where you can purchase fresh food directly from farmers, try Joan's blog, Japan Farmers Markets with regular updates.






Comments

Pandabonium said…
Cool. Though I can think of few things less political than an NPO.
:)
Martin J Frid said…
LOL. Some people call us "Civil Society" but we are often rather uncivil...

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