Environmental Events

What’s happening in and around Dallas / Fort Worth? If it’s green or it involves the outdoors, it’s listed here!

If your nonprofit group or organization would like to list your events in GreenSourceDFW, please submit it via email to events@greensourcedfw.org. Events will be screened.


May 21, 2015

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 7:30pm - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:30pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX
United States

All concerts are held on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn. Entertainment includes rock, disco, patriotic and tribute bands. See website for complete list of concerts. $10-$27.

May 22, 2015

Fri, 05/22/2015 (Ongoing) - Sun, 07/12/2015 (Ongoing)
Levitt Pavilion
505 E Border St
Arlington , TX
United States

50 free concerts in outdoor venue, featuring variety of musical acts. See website for complete schedule. 

May 23, 2015

Sat, 05/23/2015 (Ongoing)
See websites for location, hours and season. TX
United States

COLLIN COUNTY 

Collin County Farmers Market: http://www.collincountyfarmersmarket.org 

Fairview Farms Marketplace, Plano: http://www.fairview-farms.com

Frisco Farmers Market: http://www.friscofarmersmarket.com 

Georgia’s Farmers Market, Plano: http://www.georgiasfarmersmarket.com 

McKinney Farmers Market at the Adriatica: http://www.chestnutsquare.org/programs/farmers_market.asp

 

DALLAS COUNTY 

Carrollton Square Community Farmers Market, http://www.cityofcarrollton.com 

Celebration Farmers Market, Dallas: www.celebrationrestaurant.com/farmersmarket

Coppell Farmers Market: http://www.coppellfarmersmarket.org  

Cox Farms Market, Duncanville: http://www.coxfarmsmarket.com 

Dallas Farmers Market: http://www.dallasfarmersmarket.org  

Eden’s Organic Garden Center, Balch Springs: http://edensorganicgardencenter.com

Four Seasons Market, Richardson: http://www.fourseasonsmarkets.com

Grand Prairie Farmers Market: http://www.gptx.org/farmersmarket

Little D Farmers Market: http://littledfarmersmarket.com

Ruibal’s Rosemeade Market, Carrollton: http://rosemeademarket.com

Saint Michael’s Farmers Market, Dallas: http://www.saintmichaelsmarket.com

White Rock Local Market, Dallas: http://whiterocklocalmarket.org

 

DENTON COUNTY 

Denton Community Market: https://www.facebook.com/DentonCommunityMarket

Denton Ctny Farmers Market: http://dentonfarmersmarket.com

Little Elm Farmers Market: http://littleelm.org

 

ELLIS COUNTY 

Ennis Farmers Market: http://www.visitennis.org/farmersmarket.htm

Garden Harvests Farm: Waxahachie: http://gardenharvests.com

Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market: http://waxahachiedowntown.com 

 

GRAYSON COUNTY

Denison Farmers Market: www.downtowndenisonfarmersmarket.com

 

HUNT COUNTY

Greenville Farmers Market: http://www.greenvillefarmersmarket.com

 

JOHNSON COUNTY

Burleson Farmers Market 

http://www.burlesonfarmersmarket.com

 

KAUFMAN COUNTY:

Ham Orchards, Terrell: http://hamorchard.com

 

ROCKWALL COUNTY:  

Rockwall Farmers Market: http://mainstreet.rockwall.com/faqs.asp

 

TARRANT COUNTY 

Downtown Arlington Farmers Market: http://www.downtownarlingtonfarmersmarket.com

Green’s Produce and Plants, Arlington http://www.farmersmarketarlingtontx.com

Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth http://brit.org/events/farmersmarket

Colleyville Farmer’s Market: http://www.colleyvillefarmersmarket.com

Cowtown Farmers Market, Fort Worth: http://www.cowtownmarket.com

Crestline Neighborhood Market at All Saints, Fort Worth: https://www.facebook.com/CrestlineNeighborhoodMarketAtAllSaints

Elizabeth Anna's Local Farm & Market, Fort Worth: https://www.elizabethanna.net  

Farm to Fork Foods, Arlington: http://farmtoforkfoods.com

Garden of Eden Farmer’s Market: http://www.intothegardenofeden.com

Grapevine Farmers Market: http://www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com 

Keller Farmers Market: www.kellerfarmersmarket.com 

Mansfield Farmers Market: http://mansfieldfarmersmarket.net/

Southside Urban Farmers Market, Fort Worth, http://southsideurbanmarket.com

 

Don't see one of your favorites? Email Julie@GreenSourceDFW.org.

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Food Gardening Lifestyle
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
See locations below TX
United States

Texas Smartscape Plant Sales featuring native and adapted plants will be held in 22 cities between April 11 and Sept. 12. 

On May 23, sales will be held at the following garden centers:

The Home Depot, 852 International Pkwy, Flower Mound, TX 75028

The Home Depot, 3261 N George Bush Hwy, Garland, TX 75041

The Home Depot, 4600 State Hwy 121, Plano, TX 75024

READ THE GREENSOURCE DFW ARTICLE

 

See complete list of events. 

See list of plants that will be available.

More information about native and adapted plants.


Sat, 05/23/2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Conservation Garden Greenhouse & Backyard Veg Garden
Ft Worth, TX
United States

Instructor: Trip Smith, Fort Worth Botanic Garden Horticulturist

Learn how to start and keep honey bees. $20.    

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Trinity Haymarket
1715 Market Center Blvd
Dallas, TX
United States
Phone: 214-202-2163

Learn straw-bale gardening for vegetables and herbs. Call to reserve a spot.

Food Gardening
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla
Dallas, TX
United States

The March Against Monsanto will be held again in Dallas, joining protests from around the world against the Big Ag giant.

Protestors say that Monsanto has a monoply on the agricultural industry and is creating health and environmental hazards with its GMO products.

Environment Food Lifestyle
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sisu Uptown Resort
2508 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX
United States

Join the USGBC's Emerging Professionals Group poolside for a happy hour. The group is geared to 30-something and under crowd interested in green issues. See website for details.

May 24, 2015

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
North Haven Gardens
7700 Northaven Rd Dallas
TX
United States

Meetings are held on the fourth Sunday each month, except for November and December.

Social and snacks @ 6:30 pm, educational lecture @ 7 pm.

May 26, 2015

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. Redbud Hall
Ft Worth, TX
United States

Organic gardening class from local organic garden guru Howard Garrett. Info: herbalhen@yahoo.com.

Food Gardening
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Diggin It
507 N Tennessee St Yellow house adjoining shop
McKinney, TX
United States

The Cross Timbers Sierra Club,  which serves Collin, DentonFannin, and Grayson counties, hosts Sally Evans from the Blackland Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists. 

Info: Brandi Price, brandirealemail@gmail.com.

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Hattie May Inn
712 May St
Ft Worth, TX
United States

Join us for a fun and tasty hands on Cooking Class with Laura Slayton at the all-vegetarian Hattie May Inn. Summer is here but no one wants to fill stuffed and uncomfortable while playing outside. Let's learn how to cut the calories and fat of our picnic favorites while keeping those great tastes.

Info: 817-870-1931 or LaurasNaturalKitchen@gmail.com

Food Lifestyle

May 28, 2015

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Bob Duncan Community Center Garden Room
2800 S Center St
Arlington , TX
United States

Visit to Elbert's Garden and Greenhouse. Presenter: Elbert Seal.

May 29, 2015

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 F.M. 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
United States

Take an exciting hike on the Talala Trail through patches of prairie and cedar forests as the sun goes down. Discover how living things depend on each other to survive and thrive in the habitat here at the park. The trail is approximately 1.5 miles and is not stroller accessible.

Meet at the Talala Trailhead.

Please note: We close our trails when wet. If trail conditions do not allow this hike, we will discuss the same topics while walking on the park roads.

Cost: Regular park admission fees apply. No additional charge for activity participation. 

May 30, 2015

Sat, 05/30/2015 (Ongoing)
See websites for location, hours and season. TX
United States

COLLIN COUNTY 

Collin County Farmers Market: http://www.collincountyfarmersmarket.org 

Fairview Farms Marketplace, Plano: http://www.fairview-farms.com

Frisco Farmers Market: http://www.friscofarmersmarket.com 

Georgia’s Farmers Market, Plano: http://www.georgiasfarmersmarket.com 

McKinney Farmers Market at the Adriatica: http://www.chestnutsquare.org/programs/farmers_market.asp

 

DALLAS COUNTY 

Carrollton Square Community Farmers Market, http://www.cityofcarrollton.com 

Celebration Farmers Market, Dallas: www.celebrationrestaurant.com/farmersmarket

Coppell Farmers Market: http://www.coppellfarmersmarket.org  

Cox Farms Market, Duncanville: http://www.coxfarmsmarket.com 

Dallas Farmers Market: http://www.dallasfarmersmarket.org  

Eden’s Organic Garden Center, Balch Springs: http://edensorganicgardencenter.com

Four Seasons Market, Richardson: http://www.fourseasonsmarkets.com

Grand Prairie Farmers Market: http://www.gptx.org/farmersmarket

Little D Farmers Market: http://littledfarmersmarket.com

Ruibal’s Rosemeade Market, Carrollton: http://rosemeademarket.com

Saint Michael’s Farmers Market, Dallas: http://www.saintmichaelsmarket.com

White Rock Local Market, Dallas: http://whiterocklocalmarket.org

 

DENTON COUNTY 

Denton Community Market: https://www.facebook.com/DentonCommunityMarket

Denton Ctny Farmers Market: http://dentonfarmersmarket.com

Little Elm Farmers Market: http://littleelm.org

 

ELLIS COUNTY 

Ennis Farmers Market: http://www.visitennis.org/farmersmarket.htm

Garden Harvests Farm: Waxahachie: http://gardenharvests.com

Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market: http://waxahachiedowntown.com 

 

GRAYSON COUNTY

Denison Farmers Market: www.downtowndenisonfarmersmarket.com

 

HUNT COUNTY

Greenville Farmers Market: http://www.greenvillefarmersmarket.com

 

JOHNSON COUNTY

Burleson Farmers Market 

http://www.burlesonfarmersmarket.com

 

KAUFMAN COUNTY:

Ham Orchards, Terrell: http://hamorchard.com

 

ROCKWALL COUNTY:  

Rockwall Farmers Market: http://mainstreet.rockwall.com/faqs.asp

 

TARRANT COUNTY 

Downtown Arlington Farmers Market: http://www.downtownarlingtonfarmersmarket.com

Green’s Produce and Plants, Arlington http://www.farmersmarketarlingtontx.com

Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth http://brit.org/events/farmersmarket

Colleyville Farmer’s Market: http://www.colleyvillefarmersmarket.com

Cowtown Farmers Market, Fort Worth: http://www.cowtownmarket.com

Crestline Neighborhood Market at All Saints, Fort Worth: https://www.facebook.com/CrestlineNeighborhoodMarketAtAllSaints

Elizabeth Anna's Local Farm & Market, Fort Worth: https://www.elizabethanna.net  

Farm to Fork Foods, Arlington: http://farmtoforkfoods.com

Garden of Eden Farmer’s Market: http://www.intothegardenofeden.com

Grapevine Farmers Market: http://www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com 

Keller Farmers Market: www.kellerfarmersmarket.com 

Mansfield Farmers Market: http://mansfieldfarmersmarket.net/

Southside Urban Farmers Market, Fort Worth, http://southsideurbanmarket.com

 

Don't see one of your favorites? Email Julie@GreenSourceDFW.org.

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Sat, 05/30/2015 (Ongoing) - Sun, 05/31/2015 (Ongoing)
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 F.M. 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
United States

Fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation. See website for details. $65/per family (up to 6 individuals). Includes all entry and camping fees.

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Dutch Branch Park
Back parking lot behind PAR 3 Golf & YMCA
Benbrook, TX
United States
Phone: 817-249-3000

Innovative Electronics will be on-site to collect E-Waste. There will be attendants available to help unload items. As a rule of thumb, if it can be plugged in, it can be recycled. 

The following is a list of common items that citizens can bring for recycling: Televisions (any size)/Radios/Telephones Computers/monitors/printers (Innovative Electronics destroys the hard drive) Fax Machines/Copiers Microwave ovens/Dishwashers/Washers/Dryers/Refrigerators Gaming systems (Xbox, PlayStations, etc.) Vacuum Cleaners VCR’s Smoke detectors Batteries  

Instant Shredding will provide a shredding truck and will shred documents on-site. Please limit documents to a reasonable household amount (no large quantities of business documents, please).

Free to Benbrook residents.

Recycling / Reuse
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
See locations below TX
United States

Texas Smartscape Plant Sales featuring native and adapted plants will be held in 22 cities between April 11 and Sept. 12. 

On May 30, sales will be held at the following garden centers:

The Home Depot, 300 NW John Jones, Burleson, TX 76028

The Home Depot, 7950 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76134

The Home Depot, 901 N Stemmons Pkwy, Lewisville, TX 75067

READ THE GREENSOURCE DFW ARTICLE

 

See complete list of events. 

See list of plants that will be available.

More information about native and adapted plants.

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 8:30am - 11:00am
Choose your location Ft Worth, TX
United States

Volunteers help clean up Trinity River. See website for locations. After party from 11 am - 1pm at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St, Fort Worth.

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 9:00am - 11:30am
825 W Irving Blvd
Irving, TX
United States

Speakers: Texas AgriLife A&M Extension Office. Water is a precious natural resource and conservation is vital. Students will learn about the importance of water conservation through the harvesting of rainwater as well as techniques to use the harvested rain. Students will be shown how to build a rainwater harvesting collection barrel using a food grade plastic 55-gallon collection unit. Each paid student will receive a rain barrel ready for use at the end of the clinic. Seating is limited. $30 non-refundable fee is required prior to attending the clinic. Preregistration is required. Info: 972-721-2355.