Hope & Main
Check this page regularly to find out about special events and activities hosted by us, or our Member companies. More events like classes and workshops can be found HERE. To host an event of your own, CLICK HERE.
POP-UP BAGEL SHOP | SUNDAY | FEB 26 @ 11AM-3PM
at the Arcade Farmers Market
Grab bagels, cream cheese and lox to go at the Arcade Farmers Market!
BBQ BY BABY’S BONETOWN | SUNDAY | FEB 26 @ 12-5PM
at Cold Harbor Brewing
“Serving up the best truck smoked BBQ on wheels!”
KIMCHI FRIED CHICKEN | SUNDAY | FEB 26 @ 12-6PM
hosted by Chi Kitchen & Laughing Gorilla in support of the RI Food Bank
SCHOOL OF FISH DINNER SERIES | MONDAYS |
JAN 23, FEB 27, MAR 20, APR 24, MAY 22
hosted by Eating with the Ecosystem
At Eating with the Ecosystem’s “School of Fish”, Rhode Island chefs will educate you on different methods for turning a whole fish – straight from the sea – into a marvelous dinner you can share with your family and friends.
Learn how to use plentiful local species like scup, herring, whiting, skate, dogfish, and sea robin.
Held in the demo kitchen (a former school classroom) at Hope & Main, each workshop is also a dinner, complete with wine and good company! Each workshop will feature one fish species, prepared several ways. Come for just one class or attend them all!
ANNUAL CRUSH FESTIVAL | SATURDAY | MAR 4 @ 12PM
hosted by Nectar de la Vida
Introducing our newest presses of Olive Oil and a brand new vinegar, The Neapolitan.
Enjoy food samples made with our in store products. Our NON-GMO pastas, olives, along with Fox Point Pickles, Backyard Food Company, Coastal Roasters Coffee and Ethereal Chocolates. Donuts from PVD Donuts while supplies last!
4TH ANNUAL AUCTION: TASTE OF THE EAST BAY | SATURDAY | MAR 4 @ 4-7PM
hosted by Primrose Hill School PTO
Beat the winter blues with a night of tasty food from local restaurants & live music while supporting Primrose Hill School 4th Annual Live & Silent Auction!
It’s an adult only event! Purchase your advance tickets for $25 by February 27 or $30 at the door.
NOFA RI WINTER CONFERENCE | SUNDAY | MAR 5 – all day
hosted by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island
The Northeast Organic Farming Association of RI (N O F A / R I) Winter Conference is our largest educational and fundraising event of the year. The Conference will feature a full day of workshops with nationally recognized speakers in organic and sustainable agriculture as well as influential speakers from across Rhode Island and southeast New England, networking sessions, our annual meeting and a delicious potluck meal. This year’s Winter Conference has something for everyone, be they a gardener, farmer or fan of organic foods.
For more information and to register, CLICK HERE.
BODACIOUS BEE | SATURDAY | MAR 11 @ 5PM
hosted by the Bristol Warren Education Foundation
There’s something special about Hollywood and the magic of the big screen which inspires us to reach for the stars! At the Bristol Warren Education Foundation, we are also reaching for the stars! Thanks to our community of generous donors we can enhance and enrich the education of all students in Warren and Bristol.
Our flagship fundraiser, The 9th Annual Bodacious Bee: Bee a Star! is proudly presented by Jaffe Orthodontics and The Bristol Warren Education Foundation.
MARCH MADNESS | SATURDAY | MAR 18 @ 9AM-1PM
hosted by Farm Fresh Rhode Island at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market
It’s madness! A month of FREE events every Saturday in March at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market!
*Every Saturday in March, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Scavenger Hunt! Complete your hunt through the farmers
market to be entered in a raffle for a chance
to win prizes valued at over $300!
*March 4, 10:00 am
Cooking Demo by Harvest Kitchen
*March 11, 10:00 am
“Cooking with Kimchi” Demo & Tasting by Chi Kitchen
*March 25, 10:00 am
Cooking Demo by the African Alliance of Rhode Island
Note: The Demos & Food Pairing will be held in the New Harvest Coffee Roasters Training Room, located in the Yellow Hallway (999 Main St entrance of Hope Artiste Village) during the farmers market (Suite #110).
March signals the start of a long thaw after winter and the beginning of planning for next season’s harvest. Shopping at farmers markets is a great way to support local farms year-round. But March is a time of year when local farmers need your business and support most of all.
To celebrate these local heroes, shop at the market every Saturday in March to enjoy fun events like cooking demos, take advantage of seasonal sales, and participate in a one-of-a-kind scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes valued at over $300!
Participating in March Madness is a great way to support local agriculture, empower small businesses and build vibrant community with local food at the center of every table. We hope to see you soon!
GREENING THE SPHERE COMMUNITY EXPO | SATURDAY | JUN 17 – all day
The Greening the Sphere Community Expo, will be created and run by students from the East Bay of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This expo will serve as an invitation for the public to engage in a growing grassroots movement that is motivated by the need to bring vibrant, sustainable health back to our neighborhoods and the entire planet as a whole.
Join us for a day of fun, cultivating community relationships and experiencing the Greening the Sphere Movement!
*Sustainable Products & Services
*Art Exhibition and Community Competition
*Expo Think Tank