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Jun
19
Tue
2018
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Every Tuesday. Join volunteers to help with the ongoing restoration of historic tall grass prairie. Activities include separating and potting rescued grasses, planting mature grasses and collecting seed. No training necessary. Held at Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, 14140 Garrett Road, Houston, Texas 77044.

Plant It Forward Farm Stand @ Plant It Forward Warehouse
Jun 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

 

Plant It Forward farms are selling fresh produces directly on-the-farm at their neighborhood Farm Stands. You can stop by during Farm Stand hours to buy freshly harvested produce from your friendly neighborhood farmer.

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If you’d like to stop by and see one of their farms, Plant It Forward recommends that you visit during Farm Stand hours and meet one of their farmers.

SNAP, credit, and debit accepted!

 


PLANT IT FORWARD WAREHOUSE

4030 Willowbend Blvd, Houston TX 77025
Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm


For more information, visit plant-it-forward.org.

Rice University Farmers Market @ Rice University
Jun 19 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Image result for Rice University Farmers MarketThe Rice Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, rain or shine, from 3:30 PM until 6:30 PM at Entrance 13B off of 5600 Greenbriar Dr. Parking is free. The Rice University Farmers Market supports activities, goods and services that promote community education about the benefits of eating fresh, locally produced food. No cash? Not a problem. The market has tokens that can be purchased with a check and used for purchases with our vendors. If you would like to become a vendor, please check out their Rice Farmers Market Rules and Rice Farmers Market Online Application.

Jun
20
Wed
2018
Tai Chi @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am
Tai Chi @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center | Humble | Texas | United States

Meet in the outdoor classroom near the Nature Center for a one-hour beginner
class with JJPV member and instructor Doug Ebeling.

Programs are for all ages unless otherwise noted.

All Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center programs and events are free of charge unless otherwise noted and open to the public regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, physical ability, national origin, or religion. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in these programs should contact the nature center. Programs meet at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted. Solid shoes are recommended for all walks. Call 281-446-8588 for more information.

City Hall Farmers Market @ City Hall
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Farmers MarketThe public can enjoy a variety of locally prepared ready-to-eat or packaged to-go foods, pick up farm-fresh weekly groceries and at the same time support sustainable food, all amidst Houston’s dramatic downtown urban setting.  The City Hall Farmers Market will feature more than 30 vendors (located along both sides of City Hall’s reflection pool), including local fresh produce grown by local farmers, cheeses, breads, roasted coffees, and a variety of prepared meals, as well as food trucks.

Downtown dwellers and employees are encouraged to walk, take Greenlink (the downtown shuttle) or ride a bike via Houston Bike Share. Garage Parking is located at 400 Rusk or metered street parking is available.

Homestead Open House @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Homestead Open House @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center | Humble | Texas | United States

Pick up a self-guided interpretive brochure and enjoy a look around Redbud Hill Homestead and Akokisa Indian Village.

Programs are for all ages unless otherwise noted.

All Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center programs and events are free of charge unless otherwise noted and open to the public regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, physical ability, national origin, or religion. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in these programs should contact the nature center. Programs meet at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted. Solid shoes are recommended for all walks. Call 281-446-8588 for more information.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stormwater Wetland Program Volunteer Opportunity

The Texas Coastal Watershed Program holds weekly volunteer days for their stormwater wetland program, 9am-12pm on Thursdays. Volunteers help propagate plants in the wetland plant nursery at Exploration Green in Clear Lake City, or at the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory in Lake Jackson.  The stormwater wetland program is developing demonstration projects to show  how wetlands can be designed into flood control basins to clean contaminants from surface runoff,  protect our bayous and bays, and provide a refuge for wildlife. A schedule and more information is available by contacting [email protected].

Kingwood Farmers Market @ Kingwood Town Center Park
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

No automatic alt text available.Every Thursday, rain or shine, from 2 pm to 6 pm (3 pm to 7 pm during Daylight Saving Time), Lake Houston Area residents visit Kingwood Town Center Park to pick up produce, fresh bread, homemade soaps, herbs, flowers, plants, Indian food, and more from Kingwood Farmers Market.

The Kingwood Famers Market makes our community stronger because shoppers have the opportunity to meet the faces behind their food and vendors get chance to meet and connect with the communities they nourish.

For information on becoming a vendor email Mike at [email protected].

Jun
23
Sat
2018
Farmers’ Market on Grand Parkway @ Church of the Holy Apostles
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

This the same market that you knew as The LaCenterra Farmers Market!

The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway gives local vendors and farmers a place to come together and celebrate good, hard, honest work – the work done by the hands of our neighbors. Come out and help us grow.

Interested in becoming a Vendor?  Download the application.

Please the submit the application by email to: [email protected] or mail to: 1895 Barker Cypress Road #6107 Houston, Texas 77084

To follow up on application, please call 832 878-9806.

 

For more information, visit farmersmarketongrandparkway.com.

Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians every Saturday year round, rain or shine, 8-12pm. Growers offer locally produced vegetables, fruits, farm products, dairy products, prepared foods, cut flowers and plants. The Urban Harvest’s colorful market supports a number of family farms and boosts the income of small growers from the area. School groups, community gardeners, and backyard gardeners have the opportunity to sell their products and learn about market gardening with the Houston Regional Market Growers Co-op.

Due to City Health ordinance, dogs are not allowed at the Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market.


Special Events

March 24, 2018 – 18th Annual Fruit Tree Sale