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Baltimore Downtown Farmer’s Market Season Opener
March 30, 2012, 9:17 pm
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Baltimore Downtown Farmers’ Market
Season Opener!

Downtown Farmers’ Market Opens Sunday, April 1, 2012
7am – Noon

The 35th annual Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar offers fresh produce, meats, herbs, flowers, crafts and more!  As Maryland’s largest producers-only market, visitors can enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with economical prices.

On peak Sundays, more than 8,000 people attend the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar. Average attendance per year is more than 200,000. The market has previously taken place every year from the first Sunday in June to the Sunday before Christmas in December.

For the first time in its history, the market opened in April in 2011. The busiest day of the year is the Sunday before Thanksgiving. For more information on the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar, visit www.promotionandarts.com

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For a list of other farmer’s markets in Baltimore City and beyond, CLICK HERE.



Start An Urban Homestead
March 30, 2012, 5:00 pm
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Start An Urban Homestead – Purchase Baltimore City-Owned Property

Photo Courtesy of Baltimore Housing Vacant To Values on Facebook

Baltimore Builds: Workshop Series: Learn How to Purchase City-Owned property

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
6pm-7pm
Druid Heights CDC
2140 McCulloh Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213
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*Seating is Limited & Registration Required!

Register Today. Call the Baltimore Housing Office of Land Resources at
410-396-4111 or email V2V@baltimorecity.gov.
For more information, visit the Vacants to
Value
page at www.baltimorehousing.org.

Vacants to Values on Facebook.



Food Sovereignty and Biopiracy Discussion
March 30, 2012, 4:02 pm
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Food Sovereignty and Biopiracy Discussion

Food Sovereignty, Biopiracy and the Future
April 10, 2012
Speaker:
Winona LaDuke
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: W1214 Sheldon Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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From TEDx:

Winona is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota. As Program Director of Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on the issues of climate change, renewable energy, and environmental justice with Indigenous communities. In her own community, she is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, where she works to protect Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities, LaDuke has written extensively on Native American and environmental issues. She is the author of five books, including Recovering the Sacred, All our Relations and a novel, Last Standing Woman



Rally Of Support For Offshore Wind

Rally For Offshore Wind!

Circle Of Support For Offshore Wind
Monday, April 2nd, 2012, 7PM
Lawyer’s Mall, 100 State Circle, Annapolis

Speakers will include business leaders, fatith leaders public health advocates, legislators and more.

Please come join hundreds of Marylanders on Monday night April 2nd, 2012 as we form a “Circle of Support” around the Maryland State House in Annapolis to encourage lawmakers to embrace offshore wind power.

$5 BUS TO ANNAPOLIS FROM BALTIMORE, 5:45pm

We’re going to make it super easy for you to get to Annapolis by chartering buses from Baltimore, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. One 56-seat bus will be chartered from each area. Plus, riders get a free “Wind Works” t-shirt and healthy snacks for the trip! After completing this registration page, click on the link to reserve your seat! Suggested fare of $5 dollars per passenger requested.

For more information, visit Chesapeake Climate Action Network or contact Tanvi Gadhia, Baltimore Clean Energy Organizer, MDLCV, tgadhia@mdlcv.org, 410.419.5664 or

https://www.facebook.com/MarylandersforOffshoreWindPower



Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the Maryland SPCA
March 21, 2012, 5:24 pm
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Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the Maryland SPCA

On Friday, March 23, the Maryland SPCA is hosting a Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the from 5-8 p.m. Purchase delicious food from some of Baltimore’s best food trucks! Onboard are Souper Freak, The Gypsy Queen Cafe, GrrChe – Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Iced Gems Creations, Kooper’s Chowhound Burger Wagon and South Carolina BBQ & Catering. Beer and wine also will be available for purchase. See adoptable Maryland SPCA dogs and take a tour of the adoption center. Listen to music and win prizes from CBS Radio. A portion of the proceeds benefits the animals at the Maryland SPCA.

Admission is free. Parking is not available at the Maryland SPCA (3300 Falls Road), where the food trucks will be located. But, there is parking nearby in Hampden, including a parking lot at the Academy for College and Career Exploration (1300 W. 36th Street). No pets permitted except MD SPCA adoptable dogs due to the nature of the event. For more information, contact Tami Gosheff at tgosheff@mdspca.org.



Small Farm Rising Film Screening
March 14, 2012, 3:13 pm
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Small Farm Rising Film Screening

Film Screening: Small Farm Rising
March 17, 7-10pm
Open Space
2720 Sisson Street, Baltimore
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Film Screening: Small Farm Rising (2011) dir. Ben Stechschulte. Small Farm Rising is a one-hour documentary film inspired by first generation farmers who are redefining agriculture in America. Join Open Space for the movie and local food!