Free Picnic Presentation
Aug
5
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Lazy August Series: Home & Yard Improvement

 Edward Rutledge Center for EcoTechnology. Presentation on 
"Clean Energy Options for Home and Business"

Dinner and a Movie!
Aug
7
5:30 pm17:30

Dinner and a Movie!

Dinner and a Movie! Friday night August, 7th at the beautiful Quonquont Farm in Whately: Summery buffet dinner and live music with cash bar starts at 5:30. The movie: Food for Change by award winning local filmmaker Steve Alves starts at 7 in the barn. Dessert is served after the movie. Tickets $12:50 in advance.

Free Picnic Presentation
Aug
12
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Lazy August Series: Home & Yard Improvement
Stephen Devine, founder of the International School of Feng Shui, will
give an overview of the principles of Fung Shui to improve the feel of
your home.

Free Picnic Presentation
Aug
19
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Lazy August Series: Home & Yard Improvement

Skye Long and Laura Doubleday- Science Cafe


 

Free Picnic Presentation
Aug
26
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00pm-1:00pm

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Lazy August Series: Home & Yard Improvement

Carol Duke Flower Hill Farm Retreat
The Allure of Gardening for Wildlife- A slide show and discussion of using plants around your yard to support bees, butterflies, and other beneficial creatures.


Free Picnic Presentation
Jul
29
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Joyful July Children Series

July 29 David Hyde Costello Children's Author

Free Picnic Presentation
Jul
22
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Joyful July Children Series

July 22 Story time with Eliza from Hatfield Public School

FREE WORKSHOP: Design Your Own Rain Garden
Jul
21
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Design Your Own Rain Garden

with Keith Zaltzberg
Regenerative Design Group
www.regenerativedesigngroup.com


Create wildlife habitat, protect local watersheds, and beautify your landscape. Join Keith to learn how to incorporate a rain garden on your property. Be inspired! Keith will talk about all the workings of a rain garden and the essential skills you need to design your own.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Note: Our registration process does NOT include anyone registered on www.meetup.com. We want to be sure we have a seat for you, so please use the preregistration process listed above.

Free Picnic Presentation
Jul
15
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Joyful July Children Series

July 15 North King Animal Clinic Live Animals

FREE WORKSHOP: Canning & Preserving your summer bounty
Jul
14
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Canning & Preserving your summer bounty

Learn the basics of canning and preserving fruits and vegetables from your summer garden. We are happy to have Billie and Sandy return to the Co-op to share their great techniques and recipes for food preservation. This informative and practical workshop is a seasonal favorite at River Valley Market.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Note: Our registration process does NOT include anyone registered on www.meetup.com. We want to be sure we have a seat for you, so please use the preregistration process listed above.

Free Picnic Presentations
Jul
8
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentations

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Joyful July Children Series

July 8 Rona Leventhal Storyteller

FREE WORKSHOP: Create a Safe Organic Tick Free Zone
Jul
7
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Create a Safe Organic Tick Free Zone

with Bernadette Giblin
Safeground Organic Analytics
www.safegroundlandcare.com


Freaked out about ticks? Join Bernadette to learn how to create a healthy, organic backyard where you can feel more at peace and enjoy the natural beauty around your home. Bernadette is an entrepreneur, speaker, and educator on organic land care  and is dedicated to sharing her expertise and passion to make all ground safe ground.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Note: Our registration process does NOT include anyone registered on www.meetup.com. We want to be sure we have a seat for you, so please use the preregistration process listed above.

Free Picnic Presentations
Jul
1
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentations

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

Joyful July Children Series

July 1st Mark Herschler "ABCDEFGH I Love You " children's songs

Free workshop: Backyard Edible Forest Gardens with Lisa DePiano
Jun
23
6:30 pm18:30

Free workshop: Backyard Edible Forest Gardens with Lisa DePiano

Eat Your Yard! Learn how to garden like the forest and turn your yard into an edible paradise. In this workshop you will learn about site prep, species selection and planting methods to grow your own backyard food forest. For thousands of year’s people have been using these gardens to provide their own food, forage, fuel, fodder, fertilizer and medicine—you can too.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Strawberry Ice Cream Social
Jun
18
5:00 pm17:00

Strawberry Ice Cream Social

You’re invited to help us celebrate the arrival of the summer’s local growing season! Stop by to enjoy music from Swing Caravan, a la carte picnic menu, Austin Miller Awards ceremony and kid activities, it is fun for the whole family. Featuring strawberry sundaes from Bart's Homemade Ice Cream.

Our shuttle bus will pick you up! 4:30-8:30 pm from the Walmart Plaza Parking Lot. Follow our directional signs. Join us June 18 5pm-8pm!

 

Free Picnic Presentation
Jun
10
12:00 pm12:00

Free Picnic Presentation

Join us every Wednesday throughout the spring and summer for a free presentation on our deck from 12pm-1pm. Rain or shine. Plenty of room for everyone!

TODAY: NATURE IN JUNE WITH FRANKLIN COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Amy Donovan, Program Director 

 Click here for full schedule!

Free Workshop: 5 Bodywork Techniques, Shiatsu for Health and Wellness
Jun
9
6:30 pm18:30

Free Workshop: 5 Bodywork Techniques, Shiatsu for Health and Wellness

with Thomas Schieffer
www.vital-herbalist.com

Learn how to give your family, friends and yourself a simple and effective relaxing massage. Based on the 3,000-year-old tradition called Shiatsu, these bodywork techniques have been passed from generation to generation as a family health care system. Shiatsu is known to help relieve stress, increase the immune system and calm the mind. Join Thomas for this energizing workshop—take your health back into your own hands!

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

 

FREE Workshop: Backyard Earthen Ovens with Ashley Schenk
Jun
4
6:30 pm18:30

FREE Workshop: Backyard Earthen Ovens with Ashley Schenk

www.broadfork.coop

This popular 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.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

FREE WORKSHOP: Healthy Dog, Canine Nutrition Seminar
May
12
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Healthy Dog, Canine Nutrition Seminar

with Jim Helems, Behavior Consultant/Dog Trainer
www.jimhelemsdogpals.com

Learn more about the different feeding methods for your dog, from raw diets to commercial dry foods, and the pros and cons of each method. Jim will talk about how to read food labels and how to chose the correct food for your pet. This seminar will also help you understand how to create a balanced meal using fresh organic meats, vegetables and fruits. Gain new insight for keeping your dog healthy and happy.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Free Workshop: The Wonderful World of Drying Herbs
May
6
6:30 pm18:30

Free Workshop: The Wonderful World of Drying Herbs

with Thomas Schieffer, Clinical Herbalist
www.vital-herbalist.com

NOTE: This is a rescheduled date.

Learn the “ins” and “outs” of drying herbs from your own garden. Gain a core understanding of the drying process and the tools needed to design and use your own drying system customized to your specific needs. Workshop will include hand-outs and a demonstration of a home built drying unit.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Truckload Sale
May
1
May 3

Truckload Sale

Join us for our Truckload Sale in our parking lot. Save big on full cases from Groceries, Meat and Seafood, Bulk, Wellness and Garden Starts from High Meadows Farm.  

Click here to view order form.

Free Workshop: Go wild! Foraging for Springtime Wild Edibles
Apr
28
6:30 pm18:30

Free Workshop: Go wild! Foraging for Springtime Wild Edibles

with Hannah Jacobson-Hardy and Carly Leusner from Acorn Kitchen
www.wearewildfood.com

Begin learning about foraging for wild edibles such as nettles, Japanese knotweed, chickweed, and dandelions greens. As green shoots start sprouting up everywhere, early spring is a great time to find treats to add to your salad mix and stir fries. Hannah and Carly will share their knowledge of plant identification, foraging hot spots, and how to prepare simple recipes. Enjoy a sampling of treats from the wild and become inspired to try new springtime ingredients in your own kitchen.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

Spring Cleanse Clinic with Ziji Beth Goren
Apr
21
6:30 pm18:30

Spring Cleanse Clinic with Ziji Beth Goren

www.bethgoren.com
For both new and seasoned participants, this free workshop will focus on a simple and effective approach to cleansing toxins from your liver and gallbladder. Beth will be available to answer all your questions and will provide recipe handouts for a short and a long version flush. A cleanse supports healthy digestion and your own natural inflammation response; enjoy renewed well-being and quality of life.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

FREE WORKSHOP: Growing the Home Medicine Garden
Apr
15
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Growing the Home Medicine Garden

with Jade Alicandro Mace, www.milkandhoneyherbs.com

Grow your own medicinals! Let Jade help you understand which plants are most useful for the home gardener. Learn about the wonderful variety of plants that you can grow in our climate, their cultivation, harvest, and medicinal use. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll walk away with seeds you’ve sown yourself, plus a bounty of inspiration.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.

 

Teen Art Show: Artist Reception
Apr
10
5:00 pm17:00

Teen Art Show: Artist Reception

The Group Exhibit will feature original artwork by teens, of River Valley Market owners. Come stop by and meet the artists in our cafe! The reception will feature Celia's Voice Studio presenting the crystal and silk voiced Nastasia Robertson and the soulful Kiersten Samalis. Refreshments served. Everyone Welcomed!

FREE WORKSHOP: Permaculture Basics with Lisa DePiano
Apr
7
6:30 pm18:30

FREE WORKSHOP: Permaculture Basics with Lisa DePiano

In this workshop, Lisa will share her extensive knowledge of permaculture, an agricultural method using ecology as a model for designing integrated systems for community resilience. You will learn definitions, history and principles and see examples of permaculture in action. Walk away inspired with many new techniques you can try at home.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. To sign up, please call us at 413-584-2665 or stop by Customer Service.