Food and Farming Events Calendar

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Sycamore Saplings: A Preschool Program on Thursday Mornings (Jun 12, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014)
Sycamore Farms (Middletown, NY)

Join us for a program aimed at teaching pre-school age children more about where their food comes from. Each week in June and July we explore a new topic (Previous topics have included Strawberries, Insects, Corn, Dairy, Rhubarb, Tractors, and much more!)by reading a story and taking part in an activity to learn more about the week's topic. (...)


Planning Your Fall Garden (Aug 2, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

With summer in full kick, itâ?™s time to start planning for your fall garden! Come join our experienced farm staff for this informative workshop on how to quickly get your veggie garden ready for the fall. (...)


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. (...)


Outdoor Adventure Week for kids 8 - 12 y.o. - Session II (Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014)
Just Roots (Greenfield, MA)

Come one come all!! Just Roots has a new Summer Experience out at the Greenfield Community Farm. In this week-long adventure, we will be exploring the HABITATS of the Greenfield community farm and its surrounding wilderness. (...)


Couples Cooking with Chef Maria Reina (Aug 15, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Come and join Chef Maria Reina, Executive Chef and Owner of Bella Cucina Maria, and graduate of the International Culinary Center, for an interactive evening of culinary creation. Together you and your partner will learn how to cook from scratch several healthy and delicious restaurant-quality recipes. (...)


Hilltop Hike (Aug 16, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Join Hilltop Hanover naturalist Wilson Chang for a guided hike around the property. Learn all about Westchesterâ?™s local flora and fauna on this free two hour walk through the woods. www. (...)


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. (...)


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. (...)