Local Food Events Calendar

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Starting a Small Intensive Commercial Farm For Local Markets (Jan 28, 2015 - Mar 25, 2015)
Future Harvest CASA and Balto Co Extension (Cockeysville, MD)

Wednesday Evenings, Jan 28, - Mar 25 Starting a Small Intensive Commercial Farm For Local Markets

In this workshop series beginning next Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm in Hunt Valley (a few miles north of 695 Baltimore beltway), farmers and Extension professionals explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. (...)


Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Mar 1, 2015)
Ancestral Knowledge with Azure B LLC (Mt. Rainier, MD)

Do you love honey? Would you like to help preserve honeybees as a species and the future of agriculture? This workshop will start you down the path of forming your relationship with the honeybee. In this workshop you will learn the basics of beekeeping - the lingo, equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties, and the diseases that threaten their existence. (...)


4th Annual Permaculture Design Certification Course (Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 14, 2015)
George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)

Permaculture is an ecologically inspired landscape system that bonds food, energy, shelter and water. Permaculture principles provide the student with the basic knowledge to make decisions that are ecologically sound, and economically viable, on designs of any size, from a small-scale backyard project to a large-scale project such as a farm or city development. (...)


Lambing Clinic (Mar 14, 2015)
Owens Farm (Sunbury, PA)

Pack years of lambing experience into one day with small ruminant veterinarian Dr. Jackie Rapp, a panel of shepherds, and a barnful of lambs. Presentations, Q&A, lots of hands-on . Details, registration www. (...)


Spring Basics - Respectful, Chemical Free Beekeeping (Mar 14, 2015)
Azure B LLC (Marbury, MD)

The very basics - the lingo, the equipment, honeybee life cycle, feed, planting for bees, how to start, using the tools, the basic inspection, seasonal duties

two lectures and one hands on sessions in the apiary when the packages arrive. (...)


Moriah's Horse Powered Farm Launch Party (Mar 21, 2015)
Moriah's Horse Powered Farm & C.S.A. (Pottstown, PA)

Come celebrate the start of spring and the launch of Moriah's Horse Powered Farm with good food and live music!


Open House (Mar 21, 2015)
Spoutwood Farm CSA (Glen Rock, PA)

Come join us for an open house featuring garden tours, a seed swap, information about education programs at Spoutwood and more! More details to come in the near future.


EGG HUNT and CRAFT WEEKEND (Apr 4, 2015 - Apr 5, 2015)
Clark's Elioak Farm (Ellicott City, MD)

Children in different age groups (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday. *Please bring your own Easter baskets and we'll provide the fun! Admission charge for farm applies, but no extra charge for the egg hunt or the weekend crafts making. (...)