Local Food Events Calendar

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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. (...)


First Annual Corn Festival (Aug 23, 2014)
Copake Hillsdale Farmer's Market (Hillsdale, NY)

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One-Day Organic Farm Market (Aug 23, 2014)
School Lunch Organic Farm & CSA (Hackettstown, NJ)

One day market--Certified Organic Farm Market Day at the farm this Saturday from 12-4pm. We have many varieties of heirloom tomatoes, plum tomatoes, red and orange flesh watermelon, cantaloupe, heirloom beans, yellow and green zucchini, garlic and more. (...)


Seed Saving for the Home Gardener (Aug 30, 2014)
Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center (Yorktown Heights, NY)

Have you fallen in love with a heirloom tomato? Looking to grow the same variety next spring? Join expert seed saver Shanyn Siegel for a practical, hands-on workshop on seed saving techniques for the home gardener. (...)


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. (...)


Farm Animal Day (Aug 30, 2014)
Saugerties Farmers Market (Saugerties, NY)

Farm Animal Day at the Saugerties Farmers Market---August 30th---10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pony rides, face painting, and a fainting goat - oh my! Bring the kids to this week's Saugerties Farmers Market for its annual Farm Animal Day. (...)


Artisan Crafts Day (Aug 30, 2014)
Copake Hillsdale Farmer's Market (Hillsdale, NY)

August 30 is another wonderful Artisan Crafts Day! We will have makers of red cedar arbors & benches;Adirondack chairs, side tables & picnic tables;Handcrafted jewelry;Pottery with both functional and art pieces;Framed photographs, custom tote bags and greeting cards; Fabric purses & travel bags;Handcrafted bean poles;Hand knit & felted bags, purses, bowls and scarves: and Handcrafted botanical soaps and lotions. (...)


Cooking with Dark Leafy Greens - The #1 Missing Ingredient in Today's Diets! (Sep 5, 2014)
Midsummer Farm (Warwick, NY)

We will demonstrate a wide range of ways to use dark leafy greens of all types. You will leave feeling empowered to live more healthily with a solid collection of great recipes. Workshop is hands on and tasting is encouraged - Cost is $36 ($39. (...)