Upcoming Events

Here are just some of the great events coming up in our community. If you know of an important, educational, or entertaining event that would appeal to co-op customers and is related to our work promoting healthier community, healthier environment, and healthier people, please email us and let us know the details.



April

Lady Parts, Shifting

April 4, Dreambikes, 7:30 pm – Ladies, in this class we will cover shifting, starting at the basics of how to shift and when to use which gear combinations. We will cover how shifters and derailleurs work and how to make simple adjustments if your shifting isn’t working properly. Ride your bicycle, bring your bicycle, or just bring yourself if you don’t have a bike but are still interested. Just down the road from Three Rivers Market, Lady Parts is an all female and femme’s bicycle maintenance class! This is a safe and inclusive space for all women to learn about how to fix their bikes. For more information visit their facebook page.

Knox County Fresh Savings Kick Off

April 5, New Harvest Park Building, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Join Three Rivers Market as we help to kick off Fresh Savings in Knox County with this celebratory event. Fresh Savings is a healthy food-incentive program helping SNAP recipients stretch their dollars and purchase more fruits and vegetables.

Nashville Veg Fest

April 8-9, Nashville Fairgrounds – Nashville is hosting a two-day veg-fest. They will have local, regional, and national exhibitors as well as several prominent guest speakers from this vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. For more information visit their website.

Grow Your Garden Series

April 19, SEEED Knoxville, 5:30 pm – Join Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum as they kick off the Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing fruits and vegetables this summer and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a summer edible garden. In addition to general vegetable gardening, this workshop will also emphasize edible container gardening. Pre-registered participants will take home seeds and starter plants. For more information visit their website.

Member Discount Days!

April 20-23, Three Rivers Market, 9 am – 10 pm – Member Discount Days is here again so mark your calendars for savings! Give the New Year a Fresh Start & stock up on healthy options during Member Discount Days! Three Rivers Market members receive a 10% discount on one entire purchase (excluding special orders and quick orders). Additional member discounts also apply, including 10% volume discounts (such as cases of canned goods, cases of beverages, bags of bulk food items- think big!) and Cock-A-Doodle Deals. For more information visit our website.

Grow Your Garden Series

April 22, Knoxville Botanic Garden & Arboretum, 9 am – Join Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum as they kick off the Grow Your Garden series! Participants will learn about growing fruits and vegetables this summer and discuss what to plant, when to plant it, and how to grow a summer edible garden. In addition to general vegetable gardening, this workshop will also emphasize edible container gardening. Pre-registered participants will take home seeds and starter plants. For more information visit their website.

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Daniel H. Maglow – the UT Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures

April 26, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Daniel H. Maglow, of the UT Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, will discuss Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.

Food For Life

April 28-30, Sequatchie Valley Institute – Sponsored by Three Rivers Market, this conference offers participants the necessary skills and guidance to carry them through to a healthy and balanced way of living. Workshops will be available throughout the weekend including: fermentation, local herbs as medicine, permaculture gardening, mushroom cultivation, bread making, butchering, organic grain farming, cooking with wood, and more. The weekend will also provide opportunity for relaxation with hikes, bonfires, and music. For more information visit their website.

Bikes and Blooms

April 29, Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center, 2:00 pm – This bike ride will take participants past vibrant displays of dogwood trees and gardens as you depart from the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center and head through 4th and Gill, Old North, and other historic neighborhoods in North Knoxville. After a stop for a drink here at Three Rivers Market, riders will return to downtown. For more information visit their website.

Soil to Sold

April 29, Serenity Knoll Farm – Jonesborough, 9:00am – 4:00 pm – The Appalachian RC & D Council, Jonesborough Locally Grown, and Three Rivers Market would like to announce From Soil to $old, a workshop for local vegetable producers to boost competitive advantage by improving production and profit margin. The event will offer several workshops. A Post Harvest Handling Workshop, with Patricia Tripp of Artisan Food Solutions, is designed to assist growers in developing skills that will preserve the quality and increase the shelf life of fresh produce. In Soil Health, with Mike Hubbs of the TN Association of Conservation Districts, farmers will learn how, through improving soil health, farmers can reduce input costs and boost productivity for bigger harvests and profit margins. For more information visit their website.

Natives in the Landscape

April 29, Knoxville Botanic Garden & Arboretum, 9:00am – 11:00 am – We love native plants! Interested in learning more about how to use native plants in your home landscape? Join co-op member Gerry, and Joy of the Native Plant Rescue Squad to learn about the benefits of using native plants in the landscape. Guided by a commitment to the health and beauty of the natural world, the Native Plant Rescue Squad works collaboratively with developers, builders and individual property owners to remove, restore and replant the rich diversity of native plant life that would otherwise be destroyed during land development and building projects. For more information visit their website.


May

The Retropolitan Craft Fair

May 6, Jackson Terminal – This fair, sponsored by Three Rivers Market, brings creators out of their studios to celebrate all things artsy, crafted, and most importantly retropolitan. Each vendor is chosen exclusively after a juried event. They are then curated based on one-of-a-kind products, creativity, and retropolitan swagger. For more information visit their facebook page.

MINSI Institute Introductory Weekend

May 6-7, Gypsy Hands Healing Arts Center, 10 am – 6:30 pm – Three Rivers Market’s neighbor, Gypsy Hands Healing Arts Center is hosting a MINSI Institute Introductory Weekend. This program reveals how to tap into the true power of your brain-body intelligence, covers Medical Intuition, Nutrition, Shamanism and Imagery. These four modalities reveal a system to exercise and develop all areas of your brain: right, left; and all of your senses. You’ll learn to understand the meaning of symptoms and how to do intuitive readings using the full potential of your brain-body intelligence. For more information visit their website.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Vestival 2017

May 13, Candoro Marble Building and Grounds, 11 am – 7 pm – Three Rivers Market is proudly supporting the Mother’s Day Brunch once again during South Knoxville’s favorite festival – Vestival! Come enjoy a lovely meal with your loved ones and stay for celebrations. Enjoy music performances, artists, and over 50 craft and food vendors. For more information visit their facebook page.

Books Sandwiched In: Kim Trent, Knox Heritage

May 24, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Kim Trent of Knox Heritage will discuss The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America’s Communities by Stephanie Meeks and Kevin C. Murphy. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


June

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Todd Freeberg, UT Department of Psychology

June 28, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Todd Freeberg of the UT Department of Psychology will discuss Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


July

Member Discount Days!

July 13-16, Three Rivers Market, 9 am – 10 pm – Member Discount Days is here again so mark your calendars for savings! Give the New Year a Fresh Start & stock up on healthy options during Member Discount Days! Three Rivers Market members receive a 10% discount on one entire purchase (excluding special orders and quick orders). Additional member discounts also apply, including 10% volume discounts (such as cases of canned goods, cases of beverages, bags of bulk food items- think big!) and Cock-A-Doodle Deals. For more information visit our website.

Books Sandwiched In: Jackie Clay, Executive Director, Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, and Ronni Chandler, Director of Project Grad Knoxville

July 26, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Jackie Clay, Executive Director, Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, and Ronni Chandler, Director of Project Grad Knoxville will discuss Rac(e)ing to Class: Confronting Poverty and Race in Schools and Classrooms by Richard A. Milner IV. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


August

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Victor Erik Ray, UT Department of Sociology

August 23, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Victor Erik Ray of the UT Department of Sociology will discuss Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.