Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Saturday Mornings, 9am to 1pm, in front of the McLennan County Courthouse
Support our local farmers and artisans by buying locally grown and produced goods. Come by and see McLennan County Master Gardeners to learn about "Fruit Pruning" MAR 11 at the Farmers Market.
Community Workshop: Planning your Spring Garden
MAR 11, 11am, Urban REAP
Learn from Master Gardener Rianna Alvarado about what crops grow best March through July and best practices to ensure you have produce throughout the growing season. Click here to register.
Recycling Storytime at the Mayborn
MAR 13, 10:30am, Mayborn Museum
The City of Waco Solid Waste Department's Ashley Millerd Crownover will provide a special story and craft time where families can learn about recycling. Storytime is included in the Mayborn's general admission.
Lunch with the Masters: Gardening in Drought Conditions
MAR 15, Noon - 2pm, Emergency Services Education Center, Room #105
Mark Barnett, McLennan County Master Gardener, will be presenting on ways to cope with water restrictions and minimal rainfall to still maintain a beautiful garden. The ESEC is located at 7601 Steinbeck Bend Dr. in Waco.
Sustainable Resource Practices Advisory Board Meeting
MAR 16, 3pm, Fire Station 6 Community Room
The general public is welcome to attend this monthly meeting of the citizen board that makes policy recommendations to the Waco City Council. Consider becoming a member of the board (there's currently one position open to represent District 2).
Presentation on COP27 Climate Summit
MAR 23, 4:30pm, at MCC in room MAC 111
The Climate Action Student Association at MCC will present a powerpoint presentation by Alan Northcutt, MD, on his trip to the COP27 Climate Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Rainwater Harvesting Workshop
MAR 25, 10am or 1pm, at Urban REAP
Build your own rainwater barrel to capture water for your garden. Sponsored by Keep Waco Beautiful. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
Waco Friends of the Climate Monthly Meeting
MAR 28, 6pm, South Waco Library
Peace activist Medea Benjamin will be giving a lecture entitled "How the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined and How the Ukraine War Threatens the Planet." Her most recent book is "War in Ukraine." Free to all with vegan refreshments provided.
The Care for Waco Carnival
Community Celebration of Earth Day
APR 22, Noon - 4pm, Doris Miller Community Center outdoor space at 1020 Elm in East Waco
The Waco Youth Council has been working hard to organize this event to be fun for the whole family with yoga, games for kids, arts and crafts, as well as educational programs on all things sustainable.