Local Food Events Calendar

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Bio-Nutrient Dense Garden Club Info Session (Jan 31, 2015)
Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmers Market (Chelmsford, MA)

Phil Jones of Jones Farm in Chelmsford, MA will be holding an information session about the new Bio-Nutrient Dense Garden Club which will be beginning in mid-February. Join us to learn about an exciting new way to garden. (...)

Taking Care of Chicks - Free Seminar by Terry Golson (Feb 7, 2015)
Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmers Market (Chelmsford, MA)

Have you ever thought of raising chickens in your backyard? Terry will help you learn all about this fascinating hobby! Learn about the basics of breed selection, coop requirements and chick care to get you started raising healthy and happy chickens. (...)

Chicken Keeping - FREE Talk (Feb 21, 2015)
Marshfield Farmers' Market (Marshfield, MA)

Learn all about raising your own chickens as pets or for eggs. Speaker will cover breed selection, raising the chicks, what to do when they aren't laying and why, feed and basic care needs for a healthy flock. (...)

Meet Terry Walters - Author of Eat Clean Live Well (Feb 21, 2015)
Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmers Market (Chelmsford, MA)

Terry Walters will be at the Chelmsford Agway Winter Farmers Market to discuss her new book Eat Clean Live Well. She will be offering samples of one of her delicious recipes and will discuss how easy it is to eat healthier. (...)

Growing Apples in a Fruiting Wall in just 100 sq ft of space (Apr 18, 2015)
Marshfield Farmers' Market (Marshfield, MA)

The Backyard "Fruiting Wall" Apple Orchard ($65) Learn how 100 square feet of space can yield 5 bushels each of 5 different types of apples. Jon Clements of UMASS Amherst Extension shows you how with this 4 hour workshop. (...)

Blueberry Gardens, Learn How! (Apr 19, 2015)
Marshfield Farmers' Market (Marshfield, MA)

Blueberry Gardens - ($25) 10:00 am-12:00 noon, this is an indoor/outdoor workshop. Blueberries are among the most popular fruits to grow in the home garden. They are healthful and well suited to grow in our New England conditions, come learn the basics for growing blueberries in your home landscape. (...)

Growing Grapes - Workshop (Apr 19, 2015)
Marshfield Farmers' Market (Marshfield, MA)

Growing Grapes - ($25) this is an indoor/outdoor workshop. Grapes are one of the most universally enjoyed fruits available. Many of the new varieties have excellent taste, are winter hardy, and can make excellent wine. (...)

Island Alpaca Farm: 8th Annual Shearing Day Festival (Apr 25, 2015)
Island Alpaca Co. of Martha's Vineyard (Vineyard Haven, MA)

This event will feature some of the area's finest alpacas. More than 70 alpacas are scheduled to be on hand for shearing and public viewing.

Bring the family for an hour or two of fun, and education. (...)