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Plant Based News Co-Founder Robbie Lockie will be speaking at an upcoming conscious living festival.

The Conscious Festival, which will run from June 12-14, is going virtual for the first time in its five year history.

Organizers say this will allow more people to get involved in the three-day immersive experience, which will allow attendees to ‘roam the virtual zones via any device to mindfully shop, learn, evolve, network and connect with live experiences’.

‘A surreal year’

“It has been a surreal year,” Stephanie Dickson, founder of Green Is The New Black – the media and events company behind the festival – said. “From bushfires in Australia (which seems like another lifetime), to flooding in the UK, to now a global pandemic. While we’ve seen a heightened awareness of our collective impact and destruction on the planet, is it enough to see a continuation of action and drastic measures?

“In just a few months we’ve seen decreased air pollution and reduced emissions, and if any positives result from this, hopefully it will be an environmental shift and reimagined shared future.

“By celebrating change-makers and supporting conscious brands in a virtual way, The Conscious Festival hopes to continue to be a driving force for change by providing an outlet to support businesses, whilst elevating individual consciousness, and collective action.”

Conscious media

Lockie said: “In the time of COVID-19 it has never been more important to continue the flow of transformative lifestyle content and conscious news media.

Plant Based News is committed to keeping the news running. Being able to speak at an event despite the pandemic, lockdown and social distancing is an exciting opportunity to share our vision for ethical media.”

Tickets cost between $5-$60. You can find out more about the event here

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