Earth Pledge is a very cool organization — they sponsor the Farm to Table initiative on local, organic food, the Greening Gotham project pushing green roofs, and Verdopolis, a project bringing together cultural, political, and business types to discuss and plan for the “future green city.”

Verdopolis is throwing a massive bash in New York City, which kicked off yesterday — here’s the agenda. We’ve got someone there who will be sending us some coverage, and I’ll point to coverage elsewhere as I see it. Yesterday was mostly composed of a fashion show, which you can read about on Treehugger. It sounds, frankly, disappointing, and the pictures verge on gross. Apparently the big-name fashion designers who contributed still think, even at an event explicitly devoted to demonstrating the opposite, that greens are frumpy hippies.

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Anyway, I’m much more interested in the green building, green healthcare, and green energy portions of the event taking place today and tomorrow. Updates to come.

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