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.



Southern Boone Learning Garden Workday

Dates: Sunday, October 19th 2014
Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Recurring? No
Location: 809 S Henry Clay Blvd. Ashland, MO. 65010
Details: Southern Boone needs volunteers to prepare their garden plot for Fall.  Volunteer tasks include preparing tunnels and beds for covering with plastic, amending beds, spreading mulch, trimming perennials, weeding, and mum and bulb planting.
Questions?  Email Garden Manager, Kelly Redford at



Farm-to-Table-to-Gather Benefit for Kirksville’s Green Thumb Project

Dates: Friday, October 17th 2014
Time: 5:00 p.m. cocktails, 6:00 p.m. dinner, & 8:30 p.m. live music
Recurring? No
Location: West Winery at Jackson Stables, 22694 Rainbow Basin Trail , Kirksville, Missouri, 63501
Details: Tickets are $30 in advance & $40 at the door.  To RSVP please fill out this form and send cash or check to:
The Green Thumb Project
Truman State University
Magruder Hall 2010
100 East Normal Street
Kirksville, Missouri, 63501
For more information call Summer Jensen at (217) 691-9779 or email Green Thumb Project at