Community Events by Our Partners

Meet our partners & find their events!

Some of the events below are ongoing; others are temporary festivals and projects. All are directed by people working towards a healthy, sustainable  culture and environment in Missouri.

 

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Free Native Plant Classes in Jefferson City

Dates: February, 2014 through November, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
Recurring? Yes (see details).
Location: Dickinson Parking Lot,
1219 Chestnut Street,
Jefferson City, MO, 65101
Details: Spend some time outside with new and old friends! All classes have a half-hour presentation by native plants experts. Remember to bring your shovel, pruners, and gloves. R.S.V.P. to Nadia Nvarette-Tindall at 573-681-5392. Full details at Native plant classes 2014 JC_Final 2-2014.

 

 Columbia Farmers Market     Columbia Summer Farmers Market

        Time: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
        Recurring?     Yes
        Location: Activity and Recreation Center (ARC)
         1701 Ash Street
         Columbia, MO, 65203
Details: Meet Missouri’s farmers, purchase local food, and enjoy live music at the outdoor Columbia Farmers Market! Details in our calendar.

Columbia Farmers Market

Crop Mob

Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Recurring? Yes. Crop Mob occurs in a different location each month.
Location: Sandy Bottoms Produce.
Carpools: Departing from CCUA at 8:30 a.m.
1209 Smith Street,
Columbia, MO, 65201
Details: It’s back! Work outdoors, gain new experience, and enjoy a farm-fresh meal after the project is completed! Crop Mob is a free event.
This month’s special is potatoes! For every hour of potato harvest, mob members can receive 10 lbs of them. Please R.S.V.P. to Matt Jernigan, Columbia Farmer’s Market manager, at comofarmersmarketvista@gmail.com

 

 
Lincoln University Extension Native Plants LogoDining Wild
in Jefferson City

Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Recurring? No.
Location: Dickinson Parking Lot
1219 Chestnut Street,
Jefferson City, MO, 65101
Details: Tour the Native Plant Outdoor Lab in the early afternoon, and then enjoy the company of fellow native plant enthusiasts over dinner in the Scruggs Ballroom. Specialist Bill Ruppert will be a guest speaker at this event. Tickets are $25 per person, and registration is open until August 28th. R.S.V.P. to Nadia Nvarette-Tindall at 573-681-5392. Full details at Native plant classes 2014 JC_Final 2-2014 (second page).

 

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In Touch with Nature in Jefferson City

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 5:00 p.m
Recurring? No.
5124 Goller Road,
Jefferson City, MO, 65101
Details: This is a free field day, located at the Alan T. Busby Farm in Jefferson City. Please R.S.V.P. to Nadia Nvarette-Tindall at 573-681-5392. Full details at Native plant classes 2014 JC_Final 2-2014 (second page). 

 

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 Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture:   5th Annual Harvest Hootenanny

Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m
Recurring? Yes (further details from CCUA).
Location: TBA
Details: Food, music, awards, and urban farm camaraderie! Join CCUA for the well-loved Harvest Hootenanny fundraiser on Saturday, October 4, 2014.