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Boston Natural Areas Network – an affiliate of The Trustees that is now part of our Boston Region - was created to preserve and protect urban open green space by encouraging stewardship, and inviting the community to experience a host of interesting and informative programs and events. Join us in one of our many urban landscapes!

Starry Summer Skies
Tuesday, July 26 | 8-11PM

Milton

ASTRONOMY NIGHT & BYO PICNIC
Join a local astronomer with his telescope to observe and learn about the wonders of the night sky. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy at dusk, and feel free to bring your own telescope if you have one. We'll keep an eye out for the International Space Station flyover at 8:30 and observe Jupiter, with its moons and atmospheric belts, as well as Mars and Saturn. As it gets darker, we'll be able to see the Andromeda Galaxy. Members $5; Nonmembers $10; kids FREE. Parking available on the field; Red Line accessible.

Please check this FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1111432135585448/ or The Trustees Boston Region FB page for weather updates. Rain date: August 2.



Market Morsels
Wednesday, July 27 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less
Thursday, July 28 | 11:45AM-12:30PM and 1-1:45PM

Boston

Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche leads this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.

Each week, Chef Vanessa introduces new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, tasty recipes that do not require a lot of time, skill, or money to prepare.

Classes are open to all.

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. They believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full - it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, they develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are - solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.



REI Yoga
Thursday, July 28 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search



Putting Up the Harvest Canning Workshop
Thursday, July 28 | 6-8PM

Boston

This farm-inspired workshop celebrates the history and tradition of food preservation in New England with a specific focus on the technique of water-bath canning for confidence at home!  Participants get to enjoy hands-on cooking with experienced guidance as we simplify the process and teach proper safety guidelines, do’s & don’ts, and best canning methods for perfect results.  Class will feature 3 fantastic seasonal recipes and incorporate the freshest farm foods sourced right here at the Market! Workshop includes hands-on cooking with chef instruction, printed recipe booklets, generous class sampling, and one take-home jar per participant.

 



Flicks in the Field: Monsters, Inc.
Friday, July 29 | 7:30-10:30PM

Milton

Come enjoy an outdoor movie in our Friday series with friends, family, and neighbors.


• July 1 – Despicable Me 2
• July 15 – Finding Nemo
• July 29 – Monsters, Inc.
• August 19 – Toy Story


We'll have popcorn and beverages for sale to snack on during the movie. Bring water, picnics, blankets, chairs and bug spray. Come between 7:30 & 8:30 to find a spot and enjoy pre-movie games and activities. The movie will start after sundown. Parking is available on the field--look for the purple banner on the left side. 

 



Sundaes on Saturday with Crescent Ridge & Taza Chocolate
Saturday, July 30 | 1-3PM

Boston

Stop by any time between 1-3 pm and make yourself a delicious ice cream sundae while learning about chocolate and ice cream making from the staffers at Taza Chocolate and Crescent Ridge.

No registration required, pay for your sundaes at the door (while supplies last).

 

 

 

 

 



Taste of the Season Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Sunday, July 31 | 11AM-1PM

Boston

Stop by the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. Each week will feature seasonal produce or products from the market. Experts will be on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown or prepared as well as provide tips for incorporating the featured item into your meal. Taste of the Season is free and open to all, so visit the Kitchen and have a taste!



Fairy Gardens
Tuesday, August 2 | 10-11:30AM

Boston

Want to create a magical garden to attract fairies? Barbara Rietscha from Stow Greenhouses will teach you how to create an enchanted fairy garden complete with fairy house, plants, accessories and even a fairy! Recommended for ages 6+ with adult (one registration fee = one adult + one child)

Bring your imagination!



Market Morsels
Wednesday, August 3 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less
Thursday, August 4 | 11:45AM-12:30PM and 1-1:45PM

Boston

Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche leads this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.

Each week, Chef Vanessa introduces new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, tasty recipes that do not require a lot of time, skill, or money to prepare.

Classes are open to all.

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. They believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full - it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, they develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are - solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.



REI Yoga
Thursday, August 4 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search



Garden Mixology
Thursday, August 4 | 6-8PM
Northampton Community Garden
South End, Boston

The Trustees and the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts are excited to present a series of Garden Mixology Classes this summer. Attendees will learn how to craft 3 unique cocktails using local spirits while enjoying appetizers from local caterers and restaurants, all while in a unique urban garden setting. 

Join us on Thursday, August 4 in Northampton Street Community Garden in the South End for our third class. Privateer is our featured distiller and delicious Filipino cuisine will be provided by Pamangan.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-mixology-craft-distillers-local-food-in-south-end-gardens-tickets-22925348334

 



Chilling Out at the Raw Bar
Thursday, August 4 | 6-8PM

Boston

Keep cool in the kitchen this summer by learning all about the latest trends at the raw bar, including ceviches, crudos, and carpaccios. In this interactive class, sample several fresh dishes inspired by Market ingredients paired with samples of wines or beers, all for a raw-ful good time!



SNAP-Ed Monthly Nutrition Workshops
Friday, August 5 | 1:30-2:30PM

Boston

Monthly nutrition workshops where you can try new, tasty recipes, learn to eat better
on a budget and get tips on how to keep yourself and your family healthy.
Presented bythe UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program
Email for more information or to register: SNAP-Ed.Referrals@State.ma.us



Dipping Into Fondue
Friday, August 5 | 5:30-8PM

Boston

Join us on the first Friday of every month for a demo all about fondues both sweet and savory. Learn about different cheeses and chocolates that make the best fondues.Enjoy board games and classic music and TV. The perfect bites for fondue dipping as well as a sampling of complimenary beer and wine make this the perfect casual Friday for you to drop in on. Stop by any time after 5:30.



DIY Frozen Treats
Saturday, August 6 | 2-3:30PM

Boston

In this interactive demo, you learn how to make your own popsicles, ice cream and sorbets featuring ingredients sourced from the Boston Public Market.  Frozen treat samples for all.



Picnic Baskets Unpacked
Saturday, August 6 | 11:30AM-1:30PM

Boston

Need some culinary inspiration when planning your picnic baskets? Join us for this hands on class
where we unpack the secrets to a variety of delicious dishes for your next outdoor dining adventures this summer.



Taste of the Season Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Sunday, August 7 | 11AM-1PM

Boston

Stop by the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. Each week will feature seasonal produce or products from the market. Experts will be on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown or prepared as well as provide tips for incorporating the featured item into your meal. Taste of the Season is free and open to all, so visit the Kitchen and have a taste!



Flick On the Lawn
Wednesday, August 10 | 6:00PM-10:30PM
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston

Join us on the lawn at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for summer movies out on the lawn.  We open at 6:00PM and the film starts at dusk. Join friends and neighbors on Wednesdays in August. Bring a blanket or chair and your friends. We'll have popcorn and drinks for sale. Call 617.542.7696 for more movie information and possible schedule changes due to weather conditions.



Market Morsels
Wednesday, August 10 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Flavors of the Caribbean:Jamaica
Thursday, August 11 | 6:30-8:30PM

Boston

Jamaica is a country, full of history, heritage, and people from all parts and corners of the world.


With an island having so much influence from all over the world, it's no wonder that the food is just as original, unique and tasty – boasting of influences from the Spanish, British, East Indian, West African, Portuguese, Chinese, French and the Dutch. One cannot be but fascinated with the rich culinary choices of Jamaica.


In this hands on class, the focus is on a simple street food, Jamaican patties, savory baked turnovers filled typically with thyme, scotch bonnet peppers, curry powder and other delicious ingredients. Learn how to make the foundation of a good Jamaican patty turnover dough from scratch and then make two versions of the patties, a beef and vegetarian option. Also learn how to make “rice & peas” infused with coconut milk. Tasting of all follows at the end of the class.



REI Yoga
Thursday, August 11 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search



Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less
Thursday, August 11 | 11:45AM-12:30PM and 1-1:45PM

Boston

Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche leads this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.

Each week, Chef Vanessa introduces new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, tasty recipes that do not require a lot of time, skill, or money to prepare.

Classes are open to all.

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. They believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full - it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, they develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are - solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.



Shooting Star Campout
Friday, August 12 | 7PM-9AM

Milton

Enjoy some campfire snacks before stretching out beneath the stars to enjoy the annual Perseid meteor shower. Bring your sleeping bag, tent, flashlight and bug spray.



Impressively Easy: Gluten Free & Vegan Dinner Party
Saturday, August 13 | 6-8:30PM

Boston

Dinner parties are a fun and easy way to spend time with your friends, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by your guests' dietary restrictions. In this hands on class we talk about the most common dietary restrictions and how to build a dinner party menu that works for every guest. Work in teams then sit down to enjoy a 3 course dinner party feast that works for vegetarian and gluten free diets. Recipes, plus notes on adapting them to different diets available to take home.



Taste of the Season Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Sunday, August 14 | 11AM-1PM

Boston

Stop by the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. Each week will feature seasonal produce or products from the market. Experts will be on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown or prepared as well as provide tips for incorporating the featured item into your meal. Taste of the Season is free and open to all, so visit the Kitchen and have a taste!



Market Morsels
Wednesday, August 17 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Flicks On the Lawn
Wednesday, August 17 | 6:00PM-10:30PM
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston

Join us on the lawn at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for summer movies out on the lawn.  We open at 6:00PM and the film starts at dusk. Join friends and neighbors on Wednesdays in August. Bring a blanket or chair and your friends. We'll have popcorn and drinks for sale. Call 617.542.7696 for more movie information and possible schedule changes due to weather conditions.



Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less
Thursday, August 18 | 11:45AM-12:30PM and 1-1:45PM

Boston

Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche leads this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.

Each week, Chef Vanessa introduces new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, tasty recipes that do not require a lot of time, skill, or money to prepare.

Classes are open to all.

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. They believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full - it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, they develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are - solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.



REI Yoga
Thursday, August 18 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search



Save Your Own Seeds
Thursday, August 18 | 6-7:30PM

Mattapan

Complete the growing season and prepare for the next by saving your own seeds. Learn to collect, process, and store seeds from tomatoes, lettuce, beans and other garden favorites. With Ganei Beantown.



Pizza! Pizza!
Friday, August 19 | 5-8PM

Boston

Join us for a fun evening, an all you can eat pizza party with board games & tunes!  Learn how to make delicious mini pizzas with seasonal Market ingredients. Open to pizza lovers, families and kids of all ages.



Flicks in the Field: Toy Story
Friday, August 19 | 7:30-10:30PM

Milton

Come enjoy an outdoor movie in our Friday series with friends, family, and neighbors.


• July 1 – Despicable Me 2
• July 15 – Finding Nemo
• July 29 – Monsters, Inc.
• August 19 – Toy Story


We'll have popcorn and beverages for sale to snack on during the movie. Bring water, picnics, blankets, chairs and bug spray. Come between 7:30 & 8:30 to find a spot and enjoy pre-movie games and activities. The movie will start after sundown. Parking is available on the field--look for the purple banner on the left side. 

 



The KITCHEN's 1st Birthday!
Friday, August 19 | 10AM-7PM

Boston

Stop by The KITCHEN and join us in celebrating our 1 year birthday AND 125 years of The Trustees! Fun activities all day long for families and children of all ages including free cake, cooking demos, board games & bingo, and a scavenger hunt around the Market & Greenway.



National Honeybee Day Honey Workshop
Saturday, August 20 | 12-2PM

Boston

It's National Honeybee Day on August 20th! Come join Evan Reseska and team from the Boston Honey Company for a fun and family friendly workshop all about the wonders of honeybees: 

- A talk and presentation on beefarming in Massachusetts by the Boston Honey Company

- Honey tasting and recipe cards to take home of different recipes using honey

- A chance to help extract some fresh honey with a jar of freshly bottled honey to go for every participant.

The buzz is on...be sure to sign up in advance for this sweet workshop. Limited tickets will be available at the door for $25.



Taste of the Season Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Sunday, August 21 | 11AM-1PM

Boston

Stop by the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. Each week will feature seasonal produce or products from the market. Experts will be on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown or prepared as well as provide tips for incorporating the featured item into your meal. Taste of the Season is free and open to all, so visit the Kitchen and have a taste!



Batch Cooking
Sunday, August 21 | 4-7PM

Boston

Chef Alexis from The Ashley Street Teaching Kitchen shows you simple and easy approaches to batch cooking. Follow 4 entree recipes and 2 salad dressing recipes based on seasonal ingrdients. Create 4-6 meals for the whole week! Examples of dishes include Coconut Curried Kale and Butternut Squash, Roasted Red Pepper Tortilla Soup, Leek, Bacon & Goat Cheese Pizza and Black Bean Tostadas with Leek Jalapeno Salsa. She shows you the way to creative batch cooking at home, including how to tweak recipes to make them vegetarian or vegan when possible, build-your-own-salad ideas and the foods that hold up best for batch cooking.

Class fee includes materials, but please BYOT (bring your own to-go containers).



Market Morsels
Wednesday, August 24 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Flicks On the Lawn
Wednesday, August 24 | 6-10:30PM
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston

Join us on the lawn at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for summer movies out on the lawn.  We open at 6:00PM and the film starts at dusk. Join friends and neighbors on Wednesdays in August. Bring a blanket or chair and your friends. We'll have popcorn and drinks for sale. Call 617.542.7696 for more movie information and possible schedule changes due to weather conditions.



Fresh, Fast and Delicious for Less
Thursday, August 25 | 11:45AM-12:30PM and 1-1:45PM

Boston

Project Bread Chef Vanessa Labranche leads this free cooking demonstration to teach market patrons how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.

Each week, Chef Vanessa introduces new recipes that feature fresh, healthy foods that can be purchased at the market. Enjoy simple, tasty recipes that do not require a lot of time, skill, or money to prepare.

Classes are open to all.

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. They believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full - it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, they develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are - solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.



REI Yoga
Thursday, August 25 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search



Brown Bag Lunch: Cheese Chat
Friday, August 26 | 12-1:00PM

Boston

Grab your lunch or a snack in the Market and join us in The KITCHEN for informal culinary chats with the vendors of the Boston Public Market.

 



Shake and Shake! Cardio Dance and Smoothies
Saturday, August 27 | 9:30-11AM

Boston

Join Emily McLaughlin for a Zumba class in The KITCHEN followed by smoothie-making and tasting! Emily, as both a yogi and healthy food blogger, adds cooking demos to her yoga class. Come for the Zumba, stay for the smoothies!

 

 



Taste of the Season Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Sunday, August 28 | 11AM-1PM

Boston

Stop by the Kitchen for our weekly seasonal tastings sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts. Each week will feature seasonal produce or products from the market. Experts will be on hand to inform and enlighten you about how the food is grown or prepared as well as provide tips for incorporating the featured item into your meal. Taste of the Season is free and open to all, so visit the Kitchen and have a taste!



Flicks On the Lawn
Wednesday, August 31 | 6:00PM-10:30PM
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston

Join us on the lawn at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology for summer movies out on the lawn.  We open at 6:00PM and the film starts at dusk. Join friends and neighbors on Wednesdays in August. Bring a blanket or chair and your friends. We'll have popcorn and drinks for sale. Call 617.542.7696 for more movie information and possible schedule changes due to weather conditions.



Meal Planning for Overnight Hikers
Wednesday, August 31 | 6-7:30PM

Boston

Eating well is one of the most important parts of hiking. Get ready for your next trek by learning how to pack light while maintaining taste and nutrition. And learn how to plan each meal and snacks with information about key factors like filtering water and rehydration. Join us and get hiking!



Market Morsels
Wednesday, August 31 | 12-1PM

Boston

Swing through the KITCHEN on your lunch break every Wednesday to have a taste of the Boston Public Market. Different vendors will be highlighted each week and free samples will be available while supplies last!



Chopped:Kids Cooking Class
Wednesday, August 31 | 1-4PM

Boston

The primary focus of the class is to build culinary skills and encourage teamwork and creativity while introducing the children to the importance of locally sourced foods.  Each class will showcase the vendors and products at the Boston Public Market. The students will collaborate in teams of 3 or 4 participants to create a dish or meal with ingredients sourced from vendors in the market and utilizing the kitchen pantry items.

Learning opportunities will include culinary techniques and basic kitchen skills, introducing (new) foods and ingredients and gaining information about local vendors and their farming methods & practices. Students are encouraged to be curious and ask questions both in class and in conversations with the vendors.

The classes are 3 hours in duration which includes a trip through the market, time spent with a vendor selecting items for the meal, cooking and prep time and a short break during the class for snacks and recreation.

The age range for students is 11- 13 yrs old. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis and are at the sole discretion of the instructor.



REI Yoga
Thursday, September 1 | 7-8AM

Boston

Looking to practice Yoga in the company of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts? As part of the REI-Club Series, this session accommodates individuals taking yoga for the first time and can also challenge yoga enthusiasts. These sessions focus on proper postures and flow between poses. No experience necessary. Yoga mats available on a first come - first serve basis. Feel free to bring your own. Please arrive early as the doors will be locked promptly at start time. Join us for this wonderful event. Namaste.

 


Register online at https://www.rei.com/outdoorschool/search