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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Farm Tour (May 31, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014)
Becky's Barnyard of Mountain Glen Farms (Fairfield, VA)

Schedule a Farm Tour!! Come out to the farm and learn and see what we do! Come collect eggs, give the pigs belly rubs, and watch the cows being moved! Schedule one today!

Amazing Farm Fun Fall Festival (Sep 27, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014)
Ticonderoga Farms (Chantilly, VA)

Fall Festival! Hayrides, slides, pumpkins from the vines, jumping pillow, animals, swinging bridge, bamboo maze, fire pits, and much more! Concessions, cider, preserves, salsas, and more available! Open daily from 9am-6pm, Sept. (...)

SLOW MONEY 2014 (Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014)
http://slowmoney.org/ (Louisville, KY)

Slow Money, a nonprofit that catalyzes the flow of capital to small and local food enterprises, hosts its 2014 gathering in Louisville, KY, November 10-12.

This is an opportunity to contribute to a vital public conversation about how we can all work together to bring money back down to earth and support the new generation of small food entrepreneurs. (...)

Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Hone your kitchen skills, ask questions, contribute YOUR knowledge and expertise to the group! We will prepare (and take home!) at least three delicious, seasonal dishes made with as much VA produce as we can obtain. (...)

2015 CSA Membership Pre-Sale Begins (Nov 15, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015)
Chesterfield Berry Farm (Midlothian, VA)

November 15th the Chesterfield Berry Farm will kick off our 2015 CSA membership pre-sale!

The Chesterfield Berry Farm has created a unique approach to the traditional CSA program. Rather than having to meet your farmer at a location you do not choose and at a time you do not choose to retrieve a box of produce you may or may not use and may or may not be enough for your family we give you the power to choose. (...)

FIAT PANIS! Let Them Make Bread! (Nov 16, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Learn the fundamentals of making the "staff of life" from organic flours, cracked/cooked grains, and both yeast and sourdough. We'll demo a low-input, "no-knead" recipe and discuss other techniques. (...)

Open Farm Day (Nov 22, 2014)
Wildwood Alpacas (Woodford, VA)

Come mingle with the alpacas and their crias (babies)! Each one has a unique personality which you will quickly see. Learn about alpacas, their awesome fleece and their history. Visit the farm store where we have yarn and rugs made from our animals' fiber as well as alpaca socks, insoles, gloves, hats, scarves, etc in all colors. (...)

Shearing Day (Nov 25, 2014)
Ruxville Farm (Moseley, VA)

Emily Chamlin will be here to shear our flock on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.No snacks, no tours, but you are welcome to come watch and learn how wool is harvested and handled. We are super busy that day and may not have time to answer all your questions. (...)