Local Food Events Calendar

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Too Many Zucchini! Cooking Summer Squash Workshop (Aug 8, 2014)
Midsummer Farm (Warwick, NY)

By popular request - I'm doing a workshop on what to do with all your summer squash. I also used to feel overwhelmed and even bored by summer squash, but now I can't wait to get my hands on as many as possible! I have a wide range of truly delicious recipes that I am thrilled to share with you so you too can fully enjoy all those zucchini you're pulling out of your garden this time of year! You'll take home a variety of recipes and building outlines for creatively designing your own meals. (...)


Preserving the Harvest: Canning (Aug 9, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

One of the pleasures of a heavy summer harvest is being able to preserving your excess produce for the winter. Come join Farmer Will Summers of the Stony Point Center for this hands-on canning workshop, where you'll learn how to turn your tomatoes into tasty salsas and sauces that will last you the rest of the year. (...)


Market Day (Aug 9, 2014)
Ringwood Farmers' Market (Ringwood, NJ)

Shop for the freshest, locally grown fruits and vegetables around. We'll also have our local artisans' at the market this week. Shop locally, think globally.


"Second Spring" Plant and Seedling Sale! (Aug 9, 2014)
Midsummer Farm (Warwick, NY)

We call this time of year, "Second Spring" because it seems like we are repeating a lot of the growing and planting tasks that we were doing in March and April. The plan is to plant the seeds or transplants of cold-loving vegetables and greens now so we can continue harvesting great healthy vegetables into the fall. (...)


Cooking Demonstration with Maria Reina (Aug 10, 2014)
Croton's Down to Earth Farmers Market (Croton-on-Hudson, NY)

Local "Small Bites" Seasonal Chef blogger Maria Reina comes to the world of food as a third career, spending a great portion of her adult life in the field of Human Resources. With her private company Bella Cucina Maria she is a personal chef, caterer and recreational cooking class teacher in Westchester. (...)


Cooking Demonstration with Rinku Bhattacharya (Aug 10, 2014)
Rye's Down to Earth Farmers Market (Rye, NY)

Rinku Bhattacharya- blogger of Cooking in Westchester will be doing a cooking demonstration this week at the market. Her cooking focuses on simple and sustainable cooking. She'll be preparing a seasonal dish, using fresh produce found at the market. (...)


"Second Spring" Plant and Seedling Sale! (Aug 10, 2014)
Midsummer Farm (Warwick, NY)

We call this time of year, "Second Spring" because it seems like we are repeating a lot of the growing and planting tasks that we were doing in March and April. The plan is to plant the seeds or transplants of cold-loving vegetables and greens now so we can continue harvesting great healthy vegetables into the fall. (...)


Hike with Ike! (Aug 12, 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. (...)