Local Food 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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Egg Club (Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016)
Sky Acres Angus Farm Market (Pine Plains, NY)

For every 10 dozen farm fresh eggs you purchase, you will receive 1 dozen FREE. All you have to do is stop in and put your name on an index card, and we will post a date for every dozen you purchase.

Winter Potluck! (Jan 31, 2015)
Full Circus Farm (Pine Plains, NY)

Join us for a farm potluck at noon on Saturday, January 31st. All are welcome. Bring a dish to share and an appetite! Food will be followed by a tour of the farm and playing in the snow (if there's enough snow to play in). (...)

Beginning a Vegetable Garden (Mar 28, 2015)
The Pfeiffer Center (Chestnut Ridge, NY)

This workshop is for anyone who wants to start a vegetable garden, incorporating basic skills for new gardeners. Topics covered will include: planning the garden (what goes where and when), preparing the soil, fencing the garden, planting and raising seedlings, companion planting, making and using compost, and weeding and mulching. (...)

Hesperides Organica CSA Open House (Apr 18, 2015)
Hesperides Organica (Hawthorne, NJ)

Everyone is invited to Hesperides Organica CSA Annual Open House held at the main CSA pickup location at 27 Utter Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ to sign up for the 2015 CSA Season. Anyone signing up on that day will receive a free dozen eggs!

There will also be samples of other items that are available to CSA members such as honey, fruit, eggs, grass-fed beef, pastured pork & eggs, fermented vegetables and dried herbs. (...)

Conscious Beekeeping: Special Session for Beginners (Apr 24, 2015)
The Pfeiffer Center (Chestnut Ridge, NY)

This half-day orientation for beginning beekeepers will cover: A comparison of Langstroth, top bar and Warr hives; the parts of the Langstroth hive, and how they work; choosing an appropriate site for your hives; rhythms of life in the honeybee colony; and the basics of working with bees. (...)

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. (...)

Conscious Beekeeping: Practical Organic Approaches for Healthy Bees and G (Apr 25, 2015)
The Pfeiffer Center (Chestnut Ridge, NY)

he growing popularity of small-scale beekeeping is good news for the bees, but it also raises its own set of challenges. Rarely does a small-scale beekeeper encounter Colony Collapse - but every beekeeper must contend with rampant Varroa mites, scant forage, and scarce high-quality package bees and nucs. (...)

Pfeiffer Center Plant Sale (May 15, 2015 - May 17, 2015)
The Pfeiffer Center (Chestnut Ridge, NY)

Don't miss this opportunity to buy beautiful, healthy, biodynamically raised bedding plants for your garden.

Save the date, and watch our website for news about plants we'll be selling and events we'll be holding during the sale! All proceeds benefit the programs of the Pfeiffer Center. (...)