Growing 500 jobs and delicious food
Growing 500 jobs and delicious food

Events

Workshop: Summer Planting/Container Gardening

Date: 
04/19/2014

Boone Street Farm presents a workshop on summer planting/container gardening April 19th, 10am-12pm, at Boone Street Farm, 2100 Boone Street, Baltimore. Free, donations appreciated. RSVP to boone [dot] street [dot] farm [at] gmail [dot] com but walk-ins are welcome.

Workshop series: Urban Growing for Local Markets

Date: 
04/23/2014

Farm Alliance of Baltimore City, Real Food Farm, and Future Harvest CASA present workshops specifically geared toward growing, with local experts & professionals. Featuring farming land laws & history, contamination & remediation of urban soils, and a panel of experienced area farmers on marketing, techniques, & experiences.

Three workshops: April 9, April 16, and April 23, all 6-9pm, at 2640 St. Paul Street, Baltimore. The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. Learn more, see the Facebook event, and register online!

Green Acres Block Party

Date: 
04/25/2014

The St. Francis Neighborhood Center, the Mount Royal Community Development Corporation, and the Whitelock Community Farm are partnering together for the block party Green Acres. It is a Farm focused event that encourages everyone to wear their best Farm Chic outfits. Friday, April 25th, time TBD, at Church and Company, 3647 Falls Road, Baltimore. Food, drink, games, photo booths, and more!

EcoFest

Date: 
04/26/2014

Join Baltimore Green Works for Ecofest 2014! Saturday, April 26, 11am-5pm in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore. Vendors, workshops, children's area, food, music, and more! Download the PDF!

Spring Garden Expo

Date: 
04/26/2014

Join University of Maryland Extension Baltimore City Master Gardeners in celebrating Earth Week and Baltimore City Master Gardeners' 35th Anniversary of helping Baltimore Grow Greener! See the new vegetable demonstration garden, rain garden, and compost area! Experts will be available to you a tour and answer any questions you may have about vegetable gardening, how to compost (with or without worms), and why you may need a rain garden. Learn about fun and easy ways to grow food for yourself Also enjoy fun children's activities, demonstrations, and a seed giveaway.

Saturday, April 26, 11am-3pm at Cylburn Arboretum, Greenhouse Classroom, 4915 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore. Rain or Shine. RSVP on Facebook.

Toxic Tour with Glenn Ross

Date: 
05/02/2014

Join a bus tour given by Glenn Ross, voted Baltimore's "Best Community Activist" by City Paper in 2001. Visit sites in Baltimore by bus to talk about environmental justice issues and learn about Glenn's vision to educate residents and community stakeholders in "how our environment affects our health."

Friday, May 2, 12-1:30pm. Tour will depart from East Monument Side of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Building, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore. Free, but registration is required as seats are limited. Learn more on Facebook and register online.

Baltimore VegFest

Date: 
05/03/2014

The 4th Annual Baltimore VegFest promises to be the biggest and best yet! There will be speakers, live music, a yoga village, nutrition tent, a kids area, adoptable rescue animals, and FOOD! Speakers will include Paul Shapiro of The Humane Society of The United States, Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery in DC, and Victoria Moran, author of Main Street Vegan. Nutritionist Mark Rifkin will have an "Ask a Vegan Nutritionist" tent!

Join The Humane League of Maryland and The UMBC Vegetarians for our fun and exciting event Saturday, May 3, 11am-4pm, on Erickson Field at UMBC Campus, Baltimore.

Over 50 exhibitors including vegan food vendors, non profits, commercial vendors and animal rescue groups!

Learn more online and RSVP on Facebook!

Workshop: Nutrition

Date: 
05/17/2014

Boone Street Farm presents a workshop on nutrition May 17th, 10am-12pm, Boone Street Farm, 2100 Boone Street, Baltimore. Free, donations appreciated. RSVP to boone [dot] street [dot] farm [at] gmail [dot] com but walk-ins are welcome.

Baltimore Food Justice Forum

Date: 
06/07/2014

Connect with community members, non-profits, organizers, and government agencies fighting for food justice in Baltimore. Engage in workshops about the Baltimore food environment; the connection between race, place, and food; and community assets. Plan a regional and city-wide agenda to advance food justice. Free. Learn more & RSVP online. For questions, email christina [dot] bodison [at] baltimorecity [dot] gov or call 443-305-9424. Saturday, June 7th, 8:30am-4pm, at Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore.

Workshop: Herbal Medicine

Date: 
06/14/2014

Boone Street Farm presents a workshop on herbal medicine June 14th, 10am-12pm, Boone Street Farm, 2100 Boone Street, Baltimore. Free, donations appreciated. RSVP to boone [dot] street [dot] farm [at] gmail [dot] com but walk-ins are welcome.

Workshop: Cob Building

Date: 
07/12/2014

Boone Street Farm presents a workshop on cob building July 12th, 10am-12pm, Boone Street Farm, 2100 Boone Street, Baltimore. Free, donations appreciated. RSVP to boone [dot] street [dot] farm [at] gmail [dot] com but walk-ins are welcome.