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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Richmond Farm Tour (Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014)
Virginia Association for Biological Farming & Ellwood Thompson's Local Market (Richmond, 49)

The Virginia Association for Biological Farming (VABF) and Ellwood Thompson's Local Market present the 1st Annual Richmond Farm Tour taking place September 20 & 21, 2014 from 1 PM to 6 PM (both days) in the Richmond, Virginia area. (...)

Open House for National Alpaca Farm Days with Endless Alpacas (Sep 27, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014)
Endless Farms LLC (Elberon, VA)

Join the Endless Alpacas both Saturday and Sunday for a multiple farm tour! We will have spinning and other fiber arts demos and help you answer that eternal question: "what do we do with the fiber?" Kid`s activities, yarn, roving, finished garments, toys, socks, and much more available for sale! Bring the whole family, some lawn chairs, and your camera and visit with over 100 alpacas. (...)

Apple Extravaganza (Sep 27, 2014)
Skipper Farms (Virginia Beach, VA)

Apples, apples, and more apples. Fresh apple cider. Apple Butter.

Harvest Fair (Oct 11, 2014)
Skipper Farms (Virginia Beach, VA)

Pumpkins galore and fall decoratives. Tractors and livestock displays.

SLOW MONEY 2014 (Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 12, 2014)
http://slowmoney.org/ (Louisville, 19)

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. (...)

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. (...)

Christmas Trees Display (Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 23, 2014)
Skipper Farms (Virginia Beach, VA)

Fresh Cut Fraser Firs and Douglas Firs. We cut our trees weekly for the freshest trees available. Wreaths and greens.

Annual shearing day (Apr 25, 2015)
Golden Eagle Alpaca Farm (Suffolk, VA)

We will be shearing our 14 alpacas, 7 llamas and a few other alpacas from nearby farms. We use a professional shearer from georgia, kyle o'rourke. We shear each animal, check teeth, trim nails, give meds if needed, and you can be right there up close watching. (...)