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.


July

Making a Gourd Birdhouse

July 9, Ijams Nature Center, 2 pm – 4 pm – Three Rivers Market works to create an healthier environment, including those for our animal friends. Ijams invites you to come make a birdhouse from a gourd! Participants will start with a clean hard –shell gourd with a pre-cut hole, perfect for wrens, finches and other small song birds. The class will cover how to grow, dry and clean gourds. Personalize the gourd by choosing paint or stain, color and decoration. The fee for this workshop, including all materials, is $25 per person. For more information visit their website.

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 our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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 our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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.


September

Grandmother’s Healing Haka

September 20 – 24, Riverplains Farm – Come celebrate dance which combines movement, prayer, and language with our neighbor, Gypsy Hands, at the Grandmother’s Healing Haka. The week includes songs, dance, and meditation—and powerful transformation for all who participate. The Haka begins on September 20, on beautiful Riverplains Farm – one of Three Rivers local baked goods vendors. The seminar will run for four days, and concludes with a closing ceremony—also open to the public. For more information visit their website.