Are you interested in home composting, but not sure where to start? Join us for an easy introduction to composting. Pre-registration required.

$7-$9

Info: Tiffany Gorrell, tiffany.gorrell@mansfieldtexas.gov

If you are suffering from chronic disease, you don’t want to miss this free seminar! Learn how to prevent and reverse many of the diseases using food as medicine. Free.

You've learned the basics of composting now dive deeper into the subject and learn why hot composting is the best way to generate compost for your garden and to use in compost tea. Learn how to make compost that meets the needs of your soil, how to determine whether your soil needs fungal or bacterial compost and the best way to use each type.

$25.

Edible landscapes are one of the hottest trends in garden design! Utilizing areas in your landscape to grown edibles is a great way to add food to your table and reduce your grocery bill. This program teaches you how to incorporate edible plants into your home garden and landscape by taking advantage of their ornamental value. You will learn how herbs, fruits and vegetables can add to the colors and textures of your permanent landscape combining both aesthetics and functionality.

Free. Registration required. 

Chefs Graham Dodds, Peja Kristic, Matthew McCallister, Katherine Clapner and Junior Borges will deliver a five-course dinner with passed appetizers. Live music by Mack Price and Mack Price Jr. will add to the magic of this unique culinary experience. Ingredients for the dinner will be sourced within 100 miles of Dallas. All proceeds will benefit Promise of Peace Gardens and be directly designated to provide seed to table experiences for disadvantaged youth and their families across Dallas.

$100.

Dottie Woodson will explain the Texas Smartscape Program and how to use it to design your home landscape. Texas SmartScape is helping to promote education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use and focuses on using native and adapted plants that grow well in our area – North Central Texas. Dottie is a former Tarrant Co. Agri-Life horticulturalist and currently is an Extension Program Specialist for Water Resource as well as contributor to local newspapers and TV programs. Potluck at 6:30 p.m.

Join us in Grapevine for the 3rd Annual North Texas Vegan Potluck & Picnic. Trawick Pavilion offers basketball, sand volleyball, lake access for swimming, a children's playground, and more! 

Your payment includes vegan burgers & hot dogs and helps pay the fee for reserving the pavilion.

Please be prepared to bring a vegan dish as well. You’ll be prompted to sign up for a potluck item after you submit payment for the event.

Trinity Hall is one of our favorite spaces to go, with inviting atmosphere, good food, and loads of drinks!

Meet veg friendly folks!

Ever been hungry on a hike? Many of our local plants – especially common weeds – are extremely nutritious. Director of horticulture Roger Sanderson shares which are tasty – and which are not! Sample some of the native fare. $30. 

In this afternoon workshop we will explore the fundamental aspects of becoming a bioregional herbalist: developing relationship with place and the plants within it as we go for a walk through the local landscape where drier upland ridges converge with blackland praries, thick river bottom vegetation, and bits of limestone Hill Country. 

$44.

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