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Forecastle by the numbers

1,870 miles (in one red Prius, average 50.1 MPG)

5 state borders crossed

28 state license plates spotted along the way

4 lbs. blueberries

30,000 concertgoers

3 days

95 bands

6 hours of hula hooping

300 frisbees

1% for the Planet

1% ventured south from Vermont to Louisville (“Looavul” as we learned), KY to catch some tunes (and rays) at the Forecastle Festival.  Since it got started in 2002 as a gathering at a local park, Forecastle has grown into an exuberant three day bonanza of music, art, and activism on the banks of the Ohio River.  In addition to snagging acts like The Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, The Smashing Pumpkins, and 1% artist Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, this year Forecastle became the first music festival to join 1% for the Planet.  Brittany and Grace represented 1% at Forecastle this year, partnering with Patagonia Footwear to sell the new Advocate Moc and talk to concert-goers about 1% (while also finding plenty of time to hula hoop!).

For more photos of the event, check out our ‘1% sightings’ album.  Have a 1% sighting to share? Email us your photo— witty caption required—and we’ll post it!


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