We love events that engage people in local and organic. And this week, we’ve got a whole host of events from Ft. Worth to Rockwall! We’re particularly excited about The Life House coffeeshop’s Local Meet and Greet. Rockwall friends, come out and say hi- Margo will be there answering all your Greenling questions!
Buy Local, Drink Local Farmer’s Market
Wednesday, May 22, 5-8:30
Rahr & Sons Brewery, 701 Galveston Ave, Fort Worth, 76104
Fort Worth friends, enjoy a mid-week Farmer’s Market at Rahr & Sons Brewery! Everyone through the door will get a limited edition “Buy Local, Drink Local” pint glass! Food trucks will be on site, as well as a variety of vendors. A portion of proceeds from all purchases will be donated to Catholic Charities for Street Outreach services to help the homeless population. Don’t forget to bring donations of deodorant, bar soap and toothbrushes! Info on their website.
Rockwall Local Meet & Greet
Thursday, May 23, 6-8pm
The Life House Coffeeshop, 506 N. Goliad, Rockwall
We’re so excited to be a part of Rockwall’s growing local and organic food movement! Thursday will be a gathering of local farmers, producers, and food options for the locavore-minded in and around Rockwall. Grab a cup of The Life House Coffee’s FLF brew or a delicious sandwich while you’re there! More info about the Life House on Facebook.
Pegasus Downtown Market
Friday, May 24, 11am-2pm
Main St. and Ackard in Downtown Dallas
The Pegasus Plaza Market is an outdoor market in Downtown Dallas during lunchtime. Brought to you by the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market folks, they are using public space to provide a venue for local artists, food producers, and musicians to bring their talents to the office workers and residents of Downtown Dallas. Come say hi! More information on their website.
Food Film Series: In Organic We Trust
Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. Dallas
Tuesday, May 28, 7-9:30pm
$2 suggested donation
Chipotle is teaming up with Edible DFW for a spring food film series that raises awareness about sustainable farming practices and buying local. Following each film is a panel discussion with local farmers and sustainable food advocates. Next week, see the last film in the series. In Organic We Trust is an eye-opening food documentary that answers commonly asked questions about organic food:What exactly is organic? Is it really better? Short answer: local and sustainable wins every time!