We realize that can’t keep up with all of Hartford’s environment-focused events, including all of the regularly scheduled park concerts, farmers’ markets, and street fairs that take advantage of summer! But here are a handful in the second half of the month for you to consider attending:
- July 17: Second week of the new KNOX Frog Hollow Farmers Market– purchase vegetables, herbs, fruits, and more grown right on-site here in Hartford by KNOX’s Incubator Farm program (every Monday until Oct. 30 @ 3 p.m.).
- July 19: Take a free tour of the Herb Garden in Elizabeth Park at 10:30 a.m. Meet at the Herb Garden.
- July 20: The Interreligious Eco-Justice Network is having a Party for the Planet potluck with the state troubadour, taking place at 31 Woodland House, starting at 6 p.m. Donations welcome.
- July 22: Food Summit and Network Launch – from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at EcoSpace (224 Farmington Ave.), network with others who are interested or involved in the food system and discuss advocacy and current topics in the food world.
- July 25: Solarize Hartford Workshop – learn about the exciting, limited-time opportunity to install solar energy on your home for less – this time in Blue Hills.
- July 26: Mayor Luke Bronin’s Town Hall on Environment from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Lyceum on Lawrence St.
- July 30: FREE Coltsville Walking Tour – Meet the park ranger at the Colt Monument in Colt Park (near Wethersfield Ave. entrance) for a tour at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.