Winter Community Events for Food, Growing and the Environment
- posted on: January 18, 2017
- posted by: 21 Acres
Looking for something fun and interesting to do during the dreary winter months? 21 Acres isn’t the only local, environmentally-friendly group with a variety of activities to offer.
Below is a small sampling of events from like-minded groups who share our commitment to sustainability:
Washington State Farmers Market Association’s Annual Conference, February 2nd-4th
The 2017 Annual Conference will bring together 250 farmers market organizers, farmers, state agencies and partner organizations for three days of continuing education, collaboration, networking, and celebration. For more information visit the Washington State Farmers Market Association website.
King Conservation District’s Native Plant Sale, March 11th
Winter is the perfect time to plan your spring planting; get started at KCD’s Native Plant Sale.
Check the list of available plants on the KCD Native Plant Sale page. Be sure to check out the various vendors and informational booths at the Community Fair and enjoy lunch from several food trucks while listening to live music performed by local musicians.
King Conservation District’s Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner, February 7th
Join KCD for an evening of celebration, information, food, and good company as they recognize and thank those who have gone the extra mile, and look forward to another year of collaboration and progress.
Visit the King Conservation District’s website for a complete listing of events.
Tilth Alliance, Ongoing
Tilth Alliance offers a variety of engaging classes on organic gardening, composting, permaculture and more!
If you are interested in gardening classes, be sure to check out Molbak’s event calendar.
For something a little different, celebrate National Chocolate Month this February by taking a tour of Theo’s Chocolate Factory and see where the magic happens! (Be prepared to don a hair net.) You can also attend 21 Acres’ culinary class: Savory Chocolate for Your Sweet Heart.
Stay up-to-date with 21 Ares class offerings by visiting our new website.
The information above has been shared with us by friends and colleagues in the community. Please check with each individual organization about their events to make sure the information is current.