FREE WORKSHOP: Make Your Own Bucket Panniers (and Winter Biking Tips) with Ruthy Woodring
Oct
22
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Make Your Own Bucket Panniers (and Winter Biking Tips) with Ruthy Woodring

In this hands-on workshop (materials provided), you'll learn to make a set of square plastic bucket panniers for carrying groceries and other things on your bike. Ruthy will also discuss cold-weather biking challenges and strategies, plus she will demo ways to dress you and your bike. Workshop is limited to 10 participants. Pre-registraton is required. Call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Please bring your bike, with a rear rack, to insure a good fit.

Cooperatives & the Civil Rights Movement Talk and Book Signing
Oct
23
7:00 pm19:00

Cooperatives & the Civil Rights Movement Talk and Book Signing

Join us for a talk by David J. Thompson, Cooperative Historian, Author, and President of Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation.

David will talk about his upcoming new book on the role of cooperatives in the Civil Rights Movement. Copies of Weavers of Dreams, his first book about the start of the cooperative movement in northern England, will be available for purchase. 100% of the proceeds of the sale of Weavers of Dreams will be donated by the author to the River Valley Cooperative Community Fund.

This event is free, but space is limited. Please sign up to attend at the Customer Service Desk.

FREE WORKSHOP: An Introduction to Dreams and Dreamwork with Tzivia Gover, Certified Dream Therapist
Nov
6
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: An Introduction to Dreams and Dreamwork with Tzivia Gover, Certified Dream Therapist

Learn to recall and understand the messages of your dreams. Drawing from psychological, mystical, and scientific perspectives, and using interactive techniques, Tzivia will help you access the power of dreams to enhance your personal growth and well-being. This is a fun, safe, and informative session and is open to anyone. Even people who do not yet recall their dreams can benefit from this workshop. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

For more information, visit Tzivia's website at www.thirdhousemoon.com

FREE WORKSHOP: Winter Herbal Medicine Cabinet for Kids with Jade Alicandro Mace, Community Herbalist
Nov
19
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Winter Herbal Medicine Cabinet for Kids with Jade Alicandro Mace, Community Herbalist

As a parent, one of our most rewarding tasks is keeping our kids healthy. In this workshop, learn how to safely use herbal medicine to support the body’s own innate healing process, strengthen the immune system, and ease the symptoms of colds, flus and coughs that most children invariably get during the long winter months. Jade will share her kid-tested recipes and participants will leave with samples of medicine made together in class. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

For more information, visit Jade's website at www.milkandhoneyherbs.com


WORKSHOP CANCELLED/Sorry! Will reschedule. Spice It Up! Mediterranean Style with Bill Bradley, R.D.
Oct
14
6:30 pm18:30

WORKSHOP CANCELLED/Sorry! Will reschedule. Spice It Up! Mediterranean Style with Bill Bradley, R.D.

From Morocco to Israel, from Italy to Greece, spices are an essential ingredient for creating full-flavored dishes. Join Bill to learn about spice blends and their uses that are unique to different Mediterranean cultures. Bill will demonstrate how to prepare several dishes and will share tasty samples and recipes. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

For more information about Bill, visit www.mediterraneanliving.com

FREE WORKSHOP: The Stress Mess, Overcoming Chronic Stress with Natural Medicine. Presented by Dr. Rebecca Shwartz, ND, L.Ac
Oct
7
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: The Stress Mess, Overcoming Chronic Stress with Natural Medicine. Presented by Dr. Rebecca Shwartz, ND, L.Ac

Live healthy! Be happy! Be more productive! Would you like to learn how to make your stress work for you? Join us for an interactive workshop with Dr. Rebecca Shwartz, Naturopathic Doctor, Acupuncturist and Craniosacral therapist. You will learn how stress effects your body and how you can use simple natural “tools” at home to turn your stress around. Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

FREE WORKSHOP: BACKYARD EARTHEN OVENS with Ashley Schenk
Sep
30
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: BACKYARD EARTHEN OVENS with Ashley Schenk

Encore! Back by Popular Demand

This workshop is an introduction to the ancient art of building outdoor earthen ovens–an easy and inexpensive way to connect with earth, fire, food, and each other. Ashley will talk about oven construction, use, and modern adaptations of a variety of designs. Learn how to create the perfect gathering space in your backyard for cooking delicious pizzas and artisan breads. Pre-registration is required. Call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

FREE WORKSHOP: Yummy Harvest-CANCELLED
Sep
25
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Yummy Harvest-CANCELLED

Easy Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo Recipes
During this delicious presentation, James will share his enthusiasm for cooking with one of his favorite vegetables, spaghetti squash. Learn about the health benefits of this versatile squash plus bring home new ideas for creating easy-to-prepare, healthy dishes that fit many different diets. We are happy to welcome back James, an award-winning local chef with a passion for organic foods. Pre-registration is required. Call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Northampton Arts Night Out
Sep
12
5:00 pm17:00

Northampton Arts Night Out

Meet Quarry Café Artist of the Month Robin Keller. Live music with Michael Orlen and Bruce King, guitars. Refreshments served. Everyone is invited.

Truckload Sale
Sep
1
8:00 am08:00

Truckload Sale

Save up to 45% on cases of your favorite grocery and bulk items. Local apples, local meats & house-made bulk sausage, wellness products, wines, and more!

Truckload Sale
Aug
31
8:00 am08:00

Truckload Sale

Save up to 45% on cases of your favorite grocery and bulk items. Local apples, local meats & house-made bulk sausage, wellness products, wines, and more!

Truckload Sale
Aug
30
8:00 am08:00

Truckload Sale

Save up to 45% on cases of your favorite grocery and bulk items. Local apples, local meats & house-made bulk sausage, wellness products, wines, and more!

Truckload Sale
Aug
29
8:00 am08:00

Truckload Sale

Save up to 45% on cases of your favorite grocery and bulk items. Local apples, local meats & house-made bulk sausage, wellness products, wines, and more!

NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE
Aug
8
Aug 10

NOFA SUMMER CONFERENCE

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) invites you to attend its 40th Annual Summer Conference, August 8-10 at UMass Amherst.

Free Workshop: Solar Rebates NOW! with Steve Tofel, First Sun Solar
Aug
5
6:30 pm18:30

Free Workshop: Solar Rebates NOW! with Steve Tofel, First Sun Solar

The sun is setting on MassCEC Solar Rebates. Learn what you need to do to get the rebate while there’s still time.

Join Steve Tofel from First Sun Solar to learn how to secure your reservation for the rebate prior to the program’s termination. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) will be ending its rebate program when funding elapses in Q4 of this year. First Sun Solar will discuss what steps you need to take to reserve your rebate - even if you plan to install the system well into 2015. Steve will also talk about all other aspects of solar electricity to help you make an informed choice.

Pre-registration is required. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Outdoor Movie at Laurel Park, Northampton: Feeding Frenzy
Jul
18
7:00 pm19:00

Outdoor Movie at Laurel Park, Northampton: Feeding Frenzy

Presented by Laurel Park Arts (www.laurelparkarts.org)

Sponsored by Media Education Foundation & River Valley Market

Feeding Frenzy
The Food Industry, Marketing & the Creation of a Health Crisis

7:00 Introduction by Filmmaker Kate Geis
7:15 Screening of  FEEDING FRENZY
8:15 Presentations by Geis and members of our panel, including Lily Lombard of Grow Food Northampton

Tickets $5 - $10 Sliding Scale