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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Mid-Winter Sale (Feb 12, 2016 - Feb 13, 2016)
Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA (Camden-Wyoming, DE)

Re-stock on all you Fifer favorites.

Open Feb 12 + 13 from 10am-4pm.

Valentine's flowers, red velvet doughnuts, caramel apples, gift baskets, CSA sign ups, Kilby cream milk, apple cider doughnuts, local honey, apple butter and other unique specialty foods. (...)


Maryland Organic Food & Farming Association Winter Meeting (Feb 20, 2016)
MOFFA & MDA (Annapolis, MD)

Informative workshops for farmers and gardeners in search of new ideas, techniques, & inspiration, as well as networking opportunities for consumers and distributors looking for good sources of local organic food. (...)


Spring Basics Beekeeping in Alexandria VA (Feb 21, 2016)
Azure B LLC and Greenstreet Gardens (Alexandria, VA)

Do you Love honey? Interested in helping to preserve the honeybees? Join us! We have teamed up with Greenstreet Gardens to provide you with all the knowledge you need to begin beekeeping. This workshop will get you started!. (...)


Intro to Soap Making: Cold Process (Feb 24, 2016)
Delaware Local Food Exchange (Wilmington, DE)

Have you ever wondered how to make soap - here is your chance! Rachel Binkley, owner of the soap making company Rocker Soaps, will teach you everything you need to know to make soap in your own home. Participants will go home with 1 lb (approx 5 bars) of usable Pure Luxury Soap! You will learn how to color soaps naturally with herbs and roots and add beneficial properties with essential oils. (...)


Spring Basics Beekeeping in Mt. Rainier, MD (Mar 5, 2016)
Azure B LLC and Ancestral Knowledge (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. (...)


Hard Cider Making Class (Mar 10, 2016)
Delaware Local Food Exchange (Wilmington, DE)

In this class, instructor and hard cider maker Ryan Rice will be teaching you how to make homemade hard apple cider using the art of fermentation.

Each participant will learn the basic process of turning regular apple cider into a carbonated alcoholic beverage from start to finish. (...)


Spring Basic Beekeeping in Charles County (Mar 12, 2016)
Azure B LLC (White Plains, MD)

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. (...)


Lambing Clinic (Mar 12, 2016)
Owens Farm (Sunbury, PA)

Pack years of lambing experience into one day with veterinarian Dr. Jackie Rapp, a panel of shepherds, and a barnful of lambs. The morning session will cover Pre-Lambing Management, Normal Birthing Process, Deciding Whether to Call The Vet, Top Ten Tips for Saving Lambs, and a demonstration of a necropsy to determine "Why Did This Lamb Die?" Then we'll head to the barn to demonstrate and practice management tasks such as ear-tagging, tube feeding, tail docking, nursing difficulties, and other common problems. (...)