Local Food Events Calendar

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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. (...)

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. (...)

Mushroom Gardening - Workshop (Apr 25, 2015)
Marshfield Farmers' Market (Marshfield, MA)

Saturday, April 25th (April 26th pouring-rain date) ($25) Mushroom Gardening is 2 hour course, with a half hour BYO lunch break, taught by Dan Bensonoff. Event begins with a classroom session followed by outdoor hands-on workshop and the opportunity to make and take home your own Shitake log(s) for a nominal additional charge. (...)

REC Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale (May 16, 2015)
(Worcester, MA)

Please join us at the REC Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale on Saturday May 16th between 10:00-4:00 to kick off the growing season and celebrate spring! The event will be held at the REC YouthGROW farm on 63 Oread street Worcester, MA 01610. (...)

Opening Day (Jun 19, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015)
Noank Village Farmers Market (NOANK, CT)

Don't miss opening day of the Noank Village Farmers' Market!