The third annual workshop inspired by Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy.

Overwhelmed by all the information about butterflies and bees and native plants and don't know where to start? Learn how to start to redesign your yard so that is beautiful and attracts birds, butterflies, and other pollinators.

    •    Keynote by Monika Maeckle founder of the Texas Butterfly Ranch

    •    Daniel Cunningham – Edible plants for pollinators and people 

    •    Liz Moyer – Creating Theme Gardens with Native Plants

If you're passionate about composting and enjoy sharing your knowledge with others, then become a State of Texas Master Composter. Learn how to improve your soil's health by diverting valuable garden resources from the landfill back into your landscape. The 16-hour, 4-class series is a unique opportunity to gain a more in-depth understanding of the composting process and insights on sharing this knowledge with others. Residents enrolling in Master Composter training are asked to complete 20 hours of community service to advance local composting efforts. Free.

Class Dates:

Learn more about how to successfully start a plant from the seed up. This class will incorporate both a slideshow presentation and an in class demonstration on how to properly plant your seeds. 

Free.

Info: 940-349-8152.

Libertine is well-known for their great vegan food, including seitan tacos, portobello fries and the Beyond Burger! We love their great beer selection and aquafaba-based cocktails!

Black Vegetarian Society of Texas and Animal Connection of Texas are teaming up again for our annual Holiday Veggie 201 Class and Potluck. Bring your favorite holiday-themed vegan dish to feed ten or more. If you are unable to prepare a dish, come anyway; and, if you like, make a contribution of $5 or more. 

The event will begin with a Veggie 201 Class, "Sharing Holiday Meals with Non-Vegetarians, " at 11:30 am. We expect to eat around 12:30 p.m.

Learn about our legislative priorities for the upcoming 86th State session and how you can help us advocate for hungry North Texans.

Free.

It's time of the year for our favorite potluck. Take a dish you loved to eat on Thanksgiving and veganize it. Bring a friend, a notecard with ingredients, a plate and a dish and lets enjoy the festivities.

Bring some extra cash to buy some awesome juice at Juice Lab.

Enjoy a fun and casual evening, with tasty nibbles, refreshments, fellowship and networking. Bring plenty of business cards.

Parking is available in Carrollton's downtown area. Arrive early and do a little shopping downtown. DART Green Line rail is also available. 

Free.

 

 

Monthly dinner and social event at Spiral Diner & Bakery. Learn, share, have fun, and meet with other people who are interested in a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. RSVP.

Troy Mullens, NPSOT, Master Naturalist, NWF, Wilderness Society, is the presenter.

Troy will talk about:

    •    The history of foraging

    •    Foraging for survival

    •    Foraging for fun

    •    Recipes

    •    Where not to forage

Visitors invited to come early for: Meet and greet at 6 p.m. Chapter meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Raffle follows presentation.

Info: Vicki Gleason, vgwriter@gmail.com, 432-770-4694

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