At the semiannual YardSmart seminar, attendees will hear from well-known local experts on topics such as winter vegetables, trees and composting. Attendees can question a panel of experts about gardening issues during the Ask the Experts session. A garden tour will follow at 1 p.m.


Kim Martin and Laurie Bostic of Barking Cat Farm present this fun and informative class for those who are ready to grow their own food but wish they knew more about the subject. This class will cover a range of topics that will help the beginning vegetable gardener be successful growing their own food organically.


Join the BVSTX for the presentation, "An Introduction to a Plant-Based Diet." The class will include reasons for becoming a vegetarian, meeting nutritional needs, shopping as a vegetarian, and much more. This interactive class is great for non-vegetarians, beginners and those who are advanced. Free.

We're joining Tyler Street Market for a day to add our curated selection of all-vegan and ethical vendors to their regular Saturday farmer's market. Expect to find locally grown produce, special breakfast treats, coffee, vegan cheese, breads, cold treats, artisans, and so much more.


The Battleground to Breaking Ground Agriculture Workshops for Military Veterans are designed for Veterans with or without disabilities, their spouses, small scale producers and those interested in starting an ag business. This workshop provides education regarding agriculture business ideas and start-up, business plan development, possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability, financial funding sources for farming and ranching and resources to support agricultural business operations.


Texas AgrAbility, Battleground to Breaking Ground, Dallas County AgriLife Extension, and Farmers Assisting Returining Military (F.A.R.M.) are hosting a farm tour and ag workshop August 4 & 5. 

The farm tour will be held at Bonton Farms, an urban agriculture operation situated in a food desert in the heart of Dallas.

$20. Food and drinks will be provided.

See free Day 2 Workshop.

A music and food festival supporting Promise of Peace Gardens. Visit to view last years chefs, judges, musicians and over all greatness!

Join us for the 2nd Annual DFW Vegan Potluck & Picnic. Trawick pavilion offers basketball, sand volleyball, lake access for swimming, a children's playground, and more. Your payment includes vegan burgers and hot dogs and helps pay the entry fee for reserving the pavilion.

Bring a vegan dish as well – we will have sign-ups for dishes so we’ll be sure to have a variety of food.

Tickets are $6 per adult ($8 after 7/21), $4 children 4-17 ($6 after 7/21), and children 3 and under are free.

Network with backyard gardeners, community garden leaders and area farmers as well as participate in a variety of workshops.

"Learning as We Grow" is this year's theme and features three unique tracks: Community, Home, and Market. This conference will provide a unique opportunity for growers from different fields to share experiences, knowledge and resources. All topics are most suitable for beginner and intermediate level growers.

Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor, is the keynote speaker.

$25. Scholarships available.

Try a Pop Star Popsicle while supplies last and check out Trinity Haymarket's cool store.