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Farmers' markets, Tree Hug Tuesday, and other Maryland green events

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Baltimore Green Space and Blue Water Baltimore seek volunteers for Tree Hug Tuesday on July 1. The hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Tuesday, participants mulch, stake, and prune newly planted trees in Baltimore city and Baltimore County. BWB provides all the equipment and work gloves. Volunteers should bring water and wear sturdy shoes and clothes that can get dirty. To learn more, contact Debra Lenik at or (856) 275-7478.

The Deale Farmers' Market opens for the season on July 3. It will be open every Thursday from 3 - 6 p.m. For more information, call Gail Wilkerson at (410) 867-4993.

The Woodlawn Farmers' Market opens for the season on July 3. It will be open every Thursday 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. To learn more, call Bill Obreicht at (410) 944-5239.

The White Marsh Farmers' Market at the Avenue opens for the season on July 4. It will be open every Friday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information, call Lisa Geiger at (410) 931-0411.

The Patapsco Valley State Park in Catonsville is offering a hike on July 4. The hours are 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. A naturalist/historical interpreter will guide visitors along a scenic trail that includes views of the Patapsco River Valley and the Bloede Dam. Participants should dress for a hike and bring water and snacks. For ages 12 and up. Registration is required. To learn more, contact Max Buffington at (443) 255-0846 or



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