Local Food Events Calendar

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COOKS' COLLABORATIVE (Jan 29, 2015)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Hone your kitchen skills and share your tips and talent as we create at least three, seasonal, ready-to-eat dishes. Hands-on, skill-sharing event. Please bring your own knife, cutting board, towel and apron PLUS containers to take home our bounty. (...)


TITILLATING TRUFFLES (Feb 12, 2015)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Create beautiful, handmade chocolates that incorporate delight-inducing herbs and spices. Perfect for self indulgence or for sharing with someone special! Hands-on, skills-sharing event. Please bring your own containers for taking away our handiwork. (...)


SOUP FAERIE (Feb 22, 2015)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Enjoy the magic of homemade, seasonal soup. We'll collaborate to create at least three delicious potages, ready-to-eat or freeze or share with friends. Hands-on, skill-sharing event. Please bring your own knife, cutting board, towel and apron PLUS pint or quart size containers to take home the bounty. (...)


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. (...)


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. (...)


Alpaca Basics an Introduction to "Embracing Your Alpaca Investment" (May 16, 2015)
Alpaca Pastures of Virginia, Inc (Beaverdam, VA)

During this one day seminar you be introduced to:

- Getting Started and Building a Research Library. - History of the Alpacas and the Alpaca Industry. - Basic Farm Design, Shelter, Pastures, and Tack essentials. (...)


The 11th annual Horse and Hound Wine Festival (Jul 11, 2015)
Johnson's Orchards & Winery (Bedford, VA)

Enjoy wine from some of Virginia's finest wineries while listening to good music and visiting art, craft and food vendors. Virginia's most unique wine festival has numerous events throughout the day with horses and dogs as the primary attractions such as the Parade of Horses, lure course and muskrat racing. (...)


National Farmers Market Week (Aug 8, 2015)
Broadway, VA Farmers Market (Broadway, VA)

Annual celebration of National Farmers Market Week. Come see regular and special vendors and show your support!