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Second Weekends are coming to Shockoe

The 17th Street Market and Enrichmond are excited to present Second Weekends in Shockoe, a monthly showcase of Shockoe Bottom. Shockoe Bottom is a vibrant, historic downtown neighborhood, offering something for every Richmonder. Second Weekends in Shockoe brings free activities and entertainment to the 17th Street Market, encouraging visitors to start at the Market, then…

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Spring is here, and it’s time to come to the Market!

The weather is warm, the flowers are blooming, and the 17th Street Market is hosting activities to help you get outside! Jump start healthy habits at our Tuesday Capoeira classes, Wednesday yoga sessions, and Thursday farmers markets. Relax with friends and enjoy a beer at the Richmond Bacon Festival. There’s something for everyone at the…

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17th Street Market: Grand Opening and Beyond!

The 17th Street Market re-opened in November 2018 and we can’t wait to start seeing you at the Market every week starting in spring and summer 2019! A Grand Celebration The 17th Street Market celebrated its Grand Opening on Friday, November 30th, 2018. Mayor Levar Stoney commemorated the opening of this long-awaited project with a…

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Celebration and Conservation at Historic Evergreen Cemetery: MLK Day 2019

Thank you to the over 300 volunteers who served at Historic Evergreen Cemetery yesterday in honor of Dr. King. Volunteer service is, and continues to be, invaluable to the process of restoring this sacred site. Special thanks to large volunteer groups who came out: VCU Honors College Students, Christchurch School, The Sigma Delta Zeta Chapter of…

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TreeLab on YouTube

TreeLab has launched its own YouTube channel! On the TreeLab channel you’ll find educational videos about plant-related topics, like seed processing, planting techniques, and greenhouse care. If you’re interested in learning more about how plants work, or want to try something new in your garden, click “Subscribe”!  The first video demonstrates how to process pawpaw…

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Join Enrichmond on #GivingTuesday

On Tuesday, November 27th, Enrichmond taking part in #GivingTuesday – a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world.  Giving to make your neighborhood, City and community stronger, healthier, and more connected is a gift WE ALL ENJOY!  Please support making a greener, healthier Richmond…

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22 Trees Installed at 17th Street Market

Twenty-two large bottomland oak trees were planted this week at the renovated 17th Street Market in Shockoe Bottom. This installation is notable not only for the size and quality of the trees, but also for the underground Silva Cell system that supports them. Three oak species will be represented: nuttall (6), willow (6) and overcup…

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Shockoe Stout Release, Sat. October 27!

Join us on Saturday, October 27 from 11am-4pm at Brunswick Stew and Stout for the official release of Shockoe Stout, the 17th Street Market’s collaboration beer with Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery!  The Shockoe Stout is a drinkable fall beer, with a lighter finish then most stouts. The flavor carries notes of the Virginia fresh hops and…

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Welcome New Partner: Friends of Grow Science!

A big welcome to Enrichmond’s newest Partner, Friends of Grow Science! Their mission is to  engage, educate and empower youth while providing meaningful hands-on, real-life application and experiential learning opportunities using Agriculture to teach STEM/STEAM programs. We are so happy to support Grow Science in their mission by enabling them to accept donations under our nonprofit…

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Lickinghole Creek’s Shockoe Stout Celebrates 17th Street Market

Virginia’s award-winning farm brewery and Virginia’s oldest continually operating farmers market have collaborated to celebrate the 17th Street Market’s history of community and commerce. The Shockoe Stout is a sessionable stout brewed with Virginia fresh hops and red cedar, perfect for easy drinking at fall festivals and on chilly evenings. Part of the proceeds from the beer…

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Volunteers Needed! Richmond Dog Festival

Enrichmond needs Brew Crew, Green Team, and Customer Experience Volunteers that will help us create a fun, interactive event for of our guests at Richmond Dog Festival! *Please note: The Richmond Dog Festival will feature lots of – you guessed it – DOGS! If you do not enjoy working with or around dogs, please let…

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Welcome New Partner: Friends of Forest View Cemetery

Welcome to our newest Partner group, Friends of Forest View Cemetery! From the Friends: Forest View Cemetery is a small cemetery sitting on the corner of Forest View Drive and Bassett Avenue in the Forest View neighborhood. This forgotten cemetery has been overrun with poison ivy and overgrowth for decades. Friends of Forest View Cemetery,…

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