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Dec
13
Wed
2017
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building | Houston | Texas | United States

http://www.houstontomorrow.org/initiatives/story/houston-food-policy-workgroup/

***Bring your own lunch***

***RSVP Required***

The mission of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup is to nurture the growth of a sustainable local food system, accessible to all, through education, collaboration, communication, and creation of a food policy council for the Houston region.

Meetings are open to the public and generally include leaders from various diverse organizations in the Houston region working on food issues. The group meets to discuss and encourage the advancement of local food production and consumption, and has begun to take on projects to work towards the functions stated in the mission statement. This group depends on the varied areas of expertise of its members, which allows the group to successfully move forward in its endeavors.

The workgroup meets at 11:30 AM on the second Wednesday of each month.  All are welcome, as long as you RSVP.

Quarterly Rural Meetings
Every three months, we meet move the monthly meeting to somewhere around the Houston region to allow rural partners and farmers easier access to participate in the workgroup and to expose Houstonians to Houston’s agricultural assets.

For more information on the Houston Food Policy Workgroup, like our FaceBook page or go to our website.

 

Dec
17
Sun
2017
Spring Creek Paddle Trip
Dec 17 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Spring Creek Paddle Trip

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Sunday, December 17 at 8:30 AM

Easy 2-3 hr. trip on Spring Creek Greenway. Put in and take out locations subject to water level so may vary. Bring water, snack, hat, sunglasses, sun…

Spring Creek Paddle Trip

Sunday, Dec 17, 2017, 8:30 AM

SouthWest PaddleSports
26322 Interstate 45 North Spring, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

Easy 2-3 hr. trip on Spring Creek Greenway. Put in and take out locations subject to water level so may vary. Bring water, snack, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. No cotton or flipflops. Text me at[masked] or call[masked] by Friday if you want to join the trip. No signups are taken through Meetup. Bring your own boat/board or rent one from us….

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Dec
20
Wed
2017
Houston GREEN Film Series @ Rice Media Center
Dec 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dec
23
Sat
2017
River Kayak class
Dec 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
River Kayak class

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Saturday, December 23 at 8:30 AM

If you’ve taken the basic class and want to advance your skills to kayak on creeks, streams and rivers this is for you. We use rec or whitewater boats…

River Kayak class

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017, 8:30 AM

Location details are available to members only.

1 TOWNies Attending

If you’ve taken the basic class and want to advance your skills to kayak on creeks, streams and rivers this is for you. We use rec or whitewater boats, decked or sit on top, helmets and spray skirts for decked kayaks. All equipment plus a book included for $125. This is also a great class if you’re thinking about becoming an instructor or trip lead…

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Dec
24
Sun
2017
River Rescue class
Dec 24 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
River Rescue class

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Sunday, December 24 at 8:30 AM

Learn the basics of rescuing yourself or another boater on moving water. Throw rope practice, swimming through rapids, stuck on a rock and other rescu…

River Rescue class

Sunday, Dec 24, 2017, 8:30 AM

SouthWest PaddleSports Outpost at Hidalgo Falls on the Brazos River
5342 Camp Road Navasota, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

Learn the basics of rescuing yourself or another boater on moving water. Throw rope practice, swimming through rapids, stuck on a rock and other rescue situations are covered. This class is usually followed by a short 3 mile trip on the river. This is an essential class if you are leading trips on moving water! Only $50 if taken with River Kayak cl…

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Jan
6
Sat
2018
First Saturday Birding
Jan 6 @ 7:45 am – 10:45 am
First Saturday Birding

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Saturday, January 6 at 7:45 AM

FREE event open to all members and non-members. Call the park office with questions, open daily 8-4:30. 281-446-8588. Bring binoculars and join a nat…

First Saturday Birding

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018, 7:45 AM

Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive Humble, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

FREE event open to all members and non-members. Call the park office with questions, open daily 8-4:30. [masked]-8588.Bring binoculars and join a naturalist for an early morning walk to glimpse some of the winter and early spring migratory birds. Ages 10+.

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Intro Paddling
Jan 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Intro Paddling

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Saturday, January 6 at 8:30 AM

Learn the basic strokes, maneuvers & rescues in kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding in this 6 hr. class. $100 includes all equipment. Bring water, lu…

Intro Paddling

Saturday, Jan 6, 2018, 8:30 AM

SouthWest PaddleSports
26322 Interstate 45 North Spring, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

Learn the basic strokes, maneuvers & rescues in kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding in this 6 hr. class. $100 includes all equipment. Bring water, lunch/snack, change of clothes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. No cotton or flipflops. Text me at[masked] or call[masked] if you want to join the class. No signups are taken through Meetup.https…

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Jan
7
Sun
2018
Kayak Touring class
Jan 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Kayak Touring class

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Sunday, January 7 at 8:30 AM

If you’ve taken the basic class and want to advance your skills to kayak on big lakes or bays, this is for you. We use long boats, decked or sit on to…

Kayak Touring class

Sunday, Jan 7, 2018, 8:30 AM

SouthWest PaddleSports
26322 Interstate 45 North Spring, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

If you’ve taken the basic class and want to advance your skills to kayak on big lakes or bays, this is for you. We use long boats, decked or sit on top, spray skirts for decked kayaks. All equipment plus a book included for $125. This is also a great class if you’re thinking about becoming an instructor or trip leader. Text me at[masked] or ca…

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Jan
10
Wed
2018
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building
Jan 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building | Houston | Texas | United States

http://www.houstontomorrow.org/initiatives/story/houston-food-policy-workgroup/

***Bring your own lunch***

***RSVP Required***

The mission of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup is to nurture the growth of a sustainable local food system, accessible to all, through education, collaboration, communication, and creation of a food policy council for the Houston region.

Meetings are open to the public and generally include leaders from various diverse organizations in the Houston region working on food issues. The group meets to discuss and encourage the advancement of local food production and consumption, and has begun to take on projects to work towards the functions stated in the mission statement. This group depends on the varied areas of expertise of its members, which allows the group to successfully move forward in its endeavors.

The workgroup meets at 11:30 AM on the second Wednesday of each month.  All are welcome, as long as you RSVP.

Quarterly Rural Meetings
Every three months, we meet move the monthly meeting to somewhere around the Houston region to allow rural partners and farmers easier access to participate in the workgroup and to expose Houstonians to Houston’s agricultural assets.

For more information on the Houston Food Policy Workgroup, like our FaceBook page or go to our website.

 

Jan
14
Sun
2018
Intro Paddling
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Intro Paddling

T.O.W.N. – Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (Houston chapter)
Sunday, January 14 at 8:30 AM

Learn the basic strokes, maneuvers & rescues in kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding in this 6 hr. class. $100 includes all equipment. Bring water, lu…

Intro Paddling

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018, 8:30 AM

SouthWest PaddleSports
26322 Interstate 45 North Spring, TX

1 TOWNies Attending

Learn the basic strokes, maneuvers & rescues in kayaking, canoeing or paddleboarding in this 6 hr. class. $100 includes all equipment. Bring water, lunch/snack, change of clothes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen. No cotton or flipflops. Text me at[masked] or call[masked] if you want to join the class. No signups are taken through Meetup.https…

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