Filed under: Baltimore Agriculture, Local Food | Tags: Baltimore Farmers Market JFX
Baltimore Downtown Farmers’ Market
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
Start An Urban Homestead – Purchase Baltimore City-Owned Property
Baltimore Builds: Workshop Series: Learn How to Purchase City-Owned property
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Druid Heights CDC
2140 McCulloh Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21213
Free Admission, MAP IT
*Seating is Limited & Registration Required!
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Filed under: Events | Tags: Bloomberg School of Public Health, Winona Laduke
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
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
Filed under: Events, News | Tags: Baltimore Bus, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, Circle 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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small Farm Rising Film Screening
Film Screening: Small Farm Rising
March 17, 7-10pm
2720 Sisson Street, Baltimore
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!