Food and Farming Events Calendar

Use our calendar to find festivals, tours, workshops, field days, courses, and many other kinds of food and farming related events in your area. If you would like us to keep you up to date with any events happening close to you, make sure to sign up with our keep me posted feature.

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Terhune Orchards Read and Pick: Pears (Aug 19, 2014)
Terhune Orchards (Princeton, NJ)

Pear â?“ Tuesday, August 19 - 9:30 am session & 11:00 am session Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. (...)


Farm Film Friday! (Aug 22, 2014)
North Star Orchard (Cochranville, PA)

(Doors open at 6:30)

Film TBD (suggestions welcome!) Stay tuned to our calendar page (http://www.northstarorchard.com/calendar.php) or sign up for our email newsletter for up-to-date information (or check back here). (...)


Cheese-Making 101 (Aug 23, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Join cheese-guru Carol Lakes, owner of SimpleCheeseMaking.com, for a hands-on workshop on the art of cheese-making. From equipment to technique, and from ingredients to storage, Carol will teach you everything you need to know to start making your own cheese from scratch. (...)


Terhune Orchards Read and Pick: Apples (Aug 26, 2014)
Terhune Orchards (Princeton, NJ)

Apples â?“ Tuesday, Aug 26 - 9:30 am session & 11:00 am session Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. (...)


Hike with Ike! (Aug 26, 2014)
North Star Orchard (Cochranville, PA)

Join Farmer Ike for open discussions and walks through the orchard and/or garden. Ike is such a fount of knowledge and although we aren’t sure what topics he will decide to cover yet, but they could include: fruit and vegetable breeding, seed saving, pruning and training, raising seedlings, growing small fruits, edible landscaping, general gardening topics, informal taste-testing, tool tutorials and more. (...)


Seed Saving for the Home Gardener (Aug 30, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Have you fallen in love with a heirloom tomato? Looking to grow the same variety next spring? Join expert seed saver Shanyn Siegel for a practical, hands-on workshop on seed saving techniques for the home gardener. (...)


Fermented Foods (Aug 30, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

The art of fermentation has been used for thousands of years to preserve harvests and to help maintain digestive health. Join Mike Fedison, head farmer at Purdy's Farmer & the Fish, for this hands-on workshop on the benefits of fermented foods, and learn how to make your own sauerkraut and kimchi from scratch. (...)


Fermented Grains & Flatbreads: Sourdough Primer with Philly Bread (Sep 6, 2014)
Greensgrow Farm (Philadelphia, PA)

Philly Bread's dough wizard, Pete Merzbacher comes to the Community Kitchen. to teach the secrets of the 12 stages of making bread, from mis en place to cooling. Learn to shape and bake a boule, bake fermented grains on the stovetop, foccaccia styles and flatbreads. (...)