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Thirsty Thursdays at North Berkeley Farmers Market

Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 3:00 pm — 7:00 pm

North Berkeley Farmers’ Market | Shattuck Avenue and Rose Street, Berkeley, CA 94709

Thirsty Thursdays are Returning in September at the North Berkeley Farmers Market!

The Ecology Center is thrilled to announce that Thirsty Thursdays at North Berkeley Farmers Market will be taking place every Thursday in September as the first in-person event since the long months of Covid-19 restrictions.

Enjoy live local music, demonstrations by program leaders and meet our sustainability partners as you shop for fresh and organic produce and products at the market.

Enjoy a glass of sustainably grown and produced DeNovo wine or Drake’s beer, while listening to the Berkeley High School Jazz Band as they entertain you each week with their youthful talent and vibrant Jazz performance.  U.C. Choral, U.C. Berkeley’s largest and most diverse a capella group will entertain you with everything from Beethoven to the Beatles to Bruno Mars. Farmers Market bluegrass favorite, Fog Holler, will close the month of events at the final Thursday of the month, 9/30/2021. This talented trio will entertain you with their uniquely inspired original music, blending a tapestry of bluegrass, old time and country sounds and will close the Summer with their foot tapping musical excellence.

Ecology Center Classroom instructor and textile artist Judith Schonebaum, will display rugs, market bags & cardboard weavings created by students in her workshops.  She will demonstrate weaving methods using old fabric and plastic to create beautiful and useful objects for your home. Interns & graduates from the Youth Environmental Academy will demonstrate how to make Beeswax Wraps.  

You can even shop for sustainable products at at the Ecology Center Retail Store Farmers Market Pop-Up. Become a member and you will receive a discount on your purchases.  Team members from the Education & Engagement program will be on hand to share the many resources available at the Ecology Center including the help desk and seed library. 

We hope to see you there!

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Cost: FREE
This event is wheelchair accessible.

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